Meet your new MSU president-elect Ikram Farah talks about her mom, her plans for the MSU and what it means to her to win
Feb01

Meet your new MSU president-elect Ikram Farah talks about her mom, her plans for the MSU and what it means to her to win

With January over, the McMaster Students Union has its unofficial president-elect: Ikram Farah, a level IV political science and labour studies student. At the time of this article’s publication, the results are unofficial. Candidate Rabeena Obaidullah was disqualified but may appeal this decision to the MSU elections committee. Of the first-choice votes, Farah received 38.6 per cent of the total vote, while every other candidate...

Mac’s new associate vice president In her role, Arig al Shaibah will work with student groups and campus partners to promote  McMaster’s equity and inclusion goals
Jan26

Mac’s new associate vice president In her role, Arig al Shaibah will work with student groups and campus partners to promote McMaster’s equity and inclusion goals

By Donna Nadeem McMaster University recently hired their first associate vice president (Equity and Inclusion). Arig al Shaibah, a vice-provost from Dalhousie University, will be starting her term on April 1. Al Shaibah plans on engaging with the campus, local and historically underrepresented or underserved communities to insure that she is hearing all voices to understand and learn of the challenges and opportunities. She wants to...

Addressing textbook affordability at Mac #TextbookBroke campaign sparks discussion about Open Educational Resources
Jan26

Addressing textbook affordability at Mac #TextbookBroke campaign sparks discussion about Open Educational Resources

From Jan. 7 to 20, hundreds of McMaster students participated in #TextbookBroke, a campaign spearheaded by the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance aimed at addressing and opening dialogue about textbook affordability. The McMaster Students Union ran the campaign alongside the McMaster University Campus Store, and asked students to tweet pictures of their textbook receipts using the hashtag, “#TextbookBroke”. To address the rising...

Critiques of each 2018 MSU presidential candidate Points from all seven platforms get examined
Jan20
MSU presidential candidates: Instagram critiques We asked your McMaster Students Union presidential candidates to look back at some of their old photos
Jan20

MSU presidential candidates: Instagram critiques We asked your McMaster Students Union presidential candidates to look back at some of their old photos

Some were embarrassing and some were strange, but all of them had good explanations. Related Posts McMaster releases first public draft on freedom of expression guidelinesCampus employment can be beneficial for students“The president doesn’t do anything...

MSU presidential candidates: self portraits We asked each of your McMaster Students Union presidential candidates to draw themselves from memory
Jan19

MSU presidential candidates: self portraits We asked each of your McMaster Students Union presidential candidates to draw themselves from memory

The results were… interesting. Who’s the best artist? Related Posts McMaster releases first public draft on freedom of expression guidelinesCampus employment can be beneficial for students“The president doesn’t do anything...