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MSU board of directors mid-year review Seven months into their term, The Silhouette looks at whether the BoDs have followed through on their year-plans
Nov29

MSU board of directors mid-year review Seven months into their term, The Silhouette looks at whether the BoDs have followed through on their year-plans

Photo C/O Haley Greene President Ikram Farah Ikram Farah has begun a series of initiatives over the first term and has mostly been on schedule with her year-plan thus far into the academic year. Farah worked with Metrolinx to implement extended Go bus hours on the busiest nights of Welcome Week and throughout the year, a prominent platform point for her. There are now two added trip times at night for the 47 eastbound and the 15A...

Renovations and longer hours likely coming to HSL The SRA health sciences caucus is working with the library administration to extend Saturday hours and replace bookshelves with study spaces
Nov22

Renovations and longer hours likely coming to HSL The SRA health sciences caucus is working with the library administration to extend Saturday hours and replace bookshelves with study spaces

Photos by Kyle West McMaster students may see changes in the Health Sciences Library study space and operational hours as soon as this year. Student Representative Assembly health sciences representatives Devin Roshan and Tushar Tejpal are working closely with HSL director Jennifer McKinnell to redistribute Sunday hours to Saturday and replace bookshelves with more cubicles and desks. The initiative is part of the SRA health sciences...

Sil sit-down with Maureen Wilson The newly elected Ward 1 councillor discusses housing, LRT and having a voting station on campus
Nov22

Sil sit-down with Maureen Wilson The newly elected Ward 1 councillor discusses housing, LRT and having a voting station on campus

Photo by Kyle West     Last week, Silhouette News Reporter Ryan Tse sat down with Maureen Wilson, the Ward 1 city councillor-elect. Read some highlights from the interview below. Why Maureen believes she won the election: “Experience. I think it’s a combination of my schooling…and then my practice of working in local government. And also my love of cities and my fascination with space, movement and the relationship to people and how...

McMaster Wilson scholars host free speech discussion The event reflects the university’s renewed attention to free expression
Nov15

McMaster Wilson scholars host free speech discussion The event reflects the university’s renewed attention to free expression

Photos C/O Sabrina Macklai On Nov. 9, recipients of the Wilson Leadership Scholar Award, one of McMaster University’s largest scholarships, held a dinner meeting in partnership with the Socrates Project to discuss free speech and McMaster’s current guidelines in light of the larger province-wide focus on the issue. The event was invite-only, consisting of nine Wilson Leaders and alumni and approximately ten additional guests. The...

SRA Nov. 11 meeting highlights The assembly discussed expanding student space and October by-election results
Nov14

SRA Nov. 11 meeting highlights The assembly discussed expanding student space and October by-election results

Photo C/O Kyle West The McMaster Students Union Student Representative Assembly held their most recent meeting on Nov. 11 in Gilmour Hall. Here are some key items that were discussed. The health science caucus reported on their goal of renovating the Health Sciences Library to expand student space in the Health Sciences Library. They are also lobbying to extend Saturday hours for HSL. The representatives are hoping to accomplish these...