Critiques of each 2017 MSU presidential candidate Points from each candidate's platform get examined
Jan20
Platform critique: Shaarujaa Nadarajah Without set goals, Nadarajah's platform on women and resilience remains vague
Jan20

Platform critique: Shaarujaa Nadarajah Without set goals, Nadarajah's platform on women and resilience remains vague

Nadarajah’s biggest challenge as president of the MSU will be in fulfilling her platform about women and resilience. While a respectable goal, concerns arise of correct consultation and accountability. In the past two years, there has been discussion on campus about equal gender representation within governing bodies at McMaster. The Silhouette ranked McMaster eighth from nine Ontario universities in this factor – a statistic that...

The Diversity of Approach Some students say current mental health  support on campus isn’t enough
Jan19

The Diversity of Approach Some students say current mental health support on campus isn’t enough

University students seeking help for their mental well-being are often met with a lack of resources that prevent them from getting the immediate care they want.  In comparison to some universities McMaster has shorter wait times from drop-in to appointment. Some students say current mental health support on campus isn’t enough. Why are appointments so hard to get, and what can be done to change that? The availability of mental health...

Meet the 2017 MSU presidential candidates Platform points, critiques and more
Jan19
Shaarujaa Nadarajah overview
Jan19

Shaarujaa Nadarajah overview

Shaarujaa Nadarajah – Life Sciences III Shaarujaa Nadarajah had completed her third year of Life Sciences when she was elected vice president (Administration) by the Student Representative Assembly. As vice president (Administration), she has worked alongside the current president Justin Monaco-Barnes and with student managers across campus. Nadarajah was also involved with Relay for Life for three years, becoming co-president...