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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...

Shining for whom? Students should be aware of who they’re donating to before they fundraise
Sep05

Shining for whom? Students should be aware of who they’re donating to before they fundraise

Photo by Silhouette Archives Every Welcome Week, McMaster reps across faculties and residences partake in Shinerama, a fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Shinerama is an incredibly successful fundraising campaign as McMaster fundraises over $100,000 every Welcome Week. Altogether, over 40 Canadian colleges and universities fundraise money for Shinerama annually, collectively fundraising approximately $500 thousand every year....