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OPINION: Disabled students deserve adequate support Educators need to re-evaluate their idea of accommodations
Jan16

OPINION: Disabled students deserve adequate support Educators need to re-evaluate their idea of accommodations

Photo By Cindy Cui / Photo Editor It was my second year of university and I was finding it increasingly difficult to keep up with my studies because I was having traumatic flashbacks every day and night terrors every night. I was seeing a counsellor and a doctor to address my poor health. Despite this, my marks continued to slip. Luckily, I was able to register with Student Accessibility Services when I realized I needed some extra...

Art as a medium for healing “Mixed Matter” paints an intimate look at Ahmed Elfatih’s life
Sep19

Art as a medium for healing “Mixed Matter” paints an intimate look at Ahmed Elfatih’s life

Photos by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor Mental illness touches everyone. For artist Ahmed Elfatih, intimate memories of his own life created the foundations for his art. From Sept. 7 to 16, Elfatih’s art pieces took over the walls of the Hamilton Audio Visual Node (HAVN) on 26 Barton Street East for “Mixed Matter”. This unique exhibit displayed Elfatih’s struggles leading up to his immigration from Omdurman, Sudan to Hamilton, Ontario....

Supercrawl 2019 The Sil takes you along with them for Supercrawl 2019
Sep18
Trade in your next Starbucks drink for MSU services Please #OptIn because non-essential student services are important to fund
Sep12

Trade in your next Starbucks drink for MSU services Please #OptIn because non-essential student services are important to fund

Photo by Matty Flader/ Photo Reporter From Sept. 12 to 20, the newly implemented Student Choice Initiative will allow university students across Ontario to opt-out of non-essential student services. According to the Tuition Fee Framework and Ancillary Fee Guidelines, essential services consist of athletics and recreation, career services, student buildings, health and counselling, academic support, student ID cards, student...

Faculty planners deserve to be paid Welcome week faculty planners are currently unpaid, and here’s why it’s not okay
Sep12

Faculty planners deserve to be paid Welcome week faculty planners are currently unpaid, and here’s why it’s not okay

Photo by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor Every year, faculty planners are paid through compliments of their parallel programming and through reps expressing appreciation for their coordinators’ work.  And … that’s all that they’re paid with. No job, no honorarium or gift card, just through their really rewarding volunteer experience. However, they should be receiving some kind of financial compensation for their work. In 2018, residence...