Union Market keeps things fresh MSU operated Union Market has been going through major changes over recent months
Aug09

Union Market keeps things fresh MSU operated Union Market has been going through major changes over recent months

Union Market is stepping up their game with new vibes and affordable options for your between-class cravings.  Operated entirely by MSU members, Union Market has sold bagels, coffee, snacks and cold drinks at the lowest prices on campus since it opened in 2002. Since May 1, the Market has seen some major changes.  From a new paint job, a soon-to-be new front of house vinyl logo and introducing bigger, better bagels, McMaster’s...

Meet McMaster’s pink orientation crew A new initiative coming out of the MSU Pride Community Centre promises to connect LGBT first-year students to support systems on campus
Aug09

Meet McMaster’s pink orientation crew A new initiative coming out of the MSU Pride Community Centre promises to connect LGBT first-year students to support systems on campus

If you are on campus at all during Welcome Week, you might notice a wave of Welcome Week representatives out and about with flamingo patches on their suits. These patches symbolize the new Pride Representative Network at work, a pet project of Miranda Clayton, the McMaster Students Union Pride Community Centre coordinator. “This year, when I took over the [PCC], we did this whole thing where we rebranded it, we completely overhauled...

Betrand Russell Centre now open The state-of-the-art facility finds its home at the corner of Sterling and Forsyth
Jul05

Betrand Russell Centre now open The state-of-the-art facility finds its home at the corner of Sterling and Forsyth

The new Bertrand Russell Archives and Research Centre is officially open.  This state-of-the-art facility is located across from McMaster’s Sterling Street entrance in a former home, which has been retrofitted in recognition of the 50th anniversary of McMaster’s acquisition of the Bertrand Russell archives.  The project, led by McMaster University Libraries, in partnership with McMaster’s Facilities Services and mcCallum Sather...

RECONCIL 1A03 Reconciling What? Indigenous Relations in Canada will look at what reconciliation means within the Canadian context
Jul05

RECONCIL 1A03 Reconciling What? Indigenous Relations in Canada will look at what reconciliation means within the Canadian context

McMaster’s Indigenous Studies Program recently announced a new course, titled “RECONCIL 1A03: Reconciling What? Indigenous Relations in Canada”. The three unit course, which is open to all members of the McMaster community, will be available in Winter 2019 and will examine the sociopolitical and historical relations between Indigenous peoples and Canada in a post-1951 time period. The course will also explore how colonialism,...

Freedom of expression and dissent guidelines McMaster University releases guidelines for event organizers and participants
Jul05

Freedom of expression and dissent guidelines McMaster University releases guidelines for event organizers and participants

Earlier this year, McMaster released an initial draft of guidelines highlighting their commitment to freedom of expression and what could be defined as acceptable limits to protest, prepared by the Ad Hoc Committee on Protest and Freedom of Expression.  The report and guidelines generated a diverse range of feedback, which was collected by the University Secretariat. After formal review, the University administration released an...

New MSU VPs take office Summer plans include standardizing hiring practices and developing a rep support program
Jun07

New MSU VPs take office Summer plans include standardizing hiring practices and developing a rep support program

Following their election by the Student Representative Assembly on April 7 and 8, Scott Robinson, Kristina Epifano and Stephanie Bertolo were installed as McMaster Students Union vice presidents on May 1, joining the Board of Directors with MSU president Ikram Farah. What the incoming vice presidents have in common is a high degree of experience and knowledge about the MSU, something reflected in the leaders’ confidence in the...