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Report card revisited A look at the what Board of Directors accomplished in second term
Apr02

Report card revisited A look at the what Board of Directors accomplished in second term

Teddy Saull MSU President Teddy Saull has had a rollercoaster of a year. Of Saull’s 14 projects, among the most awaited is the Peer Tutoring Network, which will be ready for a soft launch in May. Off-campus safety was a platform point that Saull campaigned on in the 2013 election. In an attempt to improve the security of the areas around McMaster, Saull conducted a safety audit and is working with the City of Hamilton to make student...

Working towards wellness St. Joseph’s Healthcare now offers youth mental health services at new downtown location
Mar26

Working towards wellness St. Joseph’s Healthcare now offers youth mental health services at new downtown location

Youth in Hamilton will now see an improvement in mental health services with the launch of the St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton’s Youth Wellness Centre. The Youth Wellness Centre, which officially opened on March 16, helps young people aged 17 to 25 with early intervention treatment as well as easing the transition from child mental health services to adult programs. “As far as I know in Hamilton there’s never been a service geared...

MUSC upgrades on horizon $1 million upgrade proposal to be approved April 2015
Mar26

MUSC upgrades on horizon $1 million upgrade proposal to be approved April 2015

The McMaster University Student Centre will soon be receiving the upgrades promised in the Student Life Enhancement Fund vote in January 2015. After a feasibility study of possible upgrades, the McMaster Students Union has proposed several changes to better use the space in the student centre. “The focus of our conversations that the board had at the management group was increased seating and better traffic flow – those are the...

IRC set for re-structure Proposed structure will emphasize advocacy, student opportunities
Mar12

IRC set for re-structure Proposed structure will emphasize advocacy, student opportunities

The Inter-Residence Council will soon undergo structural changes which were determined at an executive meeting on March 9. After the IRC’s announcement of a hiatus in early December, the group has been relatively quiet, with a new focus on conducting research on how to better the organization. “We’ve been working together at least once a week since mid-November or so, and often more than once a week since mid-January, trying to figure...

Celebrating 10,000 calls to EFRT After 32 years of service, McMaster’s Emergency First Response Team is celebrating a milestone of 10,000 calls.
Mar05

Celebrating 10,000 calls to EFRT After 32 years of service, McMaster’s Emergency First Response Team is celebrating a milestone of 10,000 calls.

After 32 years of service, McMaster’s Emergency First Response Team is celebrating a milestone of 10,000 calls. McMaster students and faculty call EFRT for a variety of reasons, ranging from critical medical emergencies to common cuts and bruises. “[The] most prevalent call is musculoskeletal injuries, so injured wrists, legs—lots coming from athletics,” said Chris Adams-McGavin, EFRT Program Director. This is followed by soft-tissue...