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Provincial government announces changes to OSAP Multiple groups have spoke against the proposed changes
Jan17

Provincial government announces changes to OSAP Multiple groups have spoke against the proposed changes

Photos By: Madeline Neumann On Jan. 17, 2019, the provincial government announced their plan to roll back tuition by 10 per cent, change the Ontario Student Assistance Program and make ancillary student fees optional, putting into question the tenability of various student organizations. The Ministry of Colleges, Universities and Training announced that as of the 2019-2020, significant changes will be made to OSAP, particularly the...

Nominations in for MSU Vice-Presidents

Three people will join MSU President-elect Teddy Saull on the MSU’s Board of Directors next year. Vice-Presidents will be elected by the Student Representative Assembly at the meeting on Sunday, April 6; one for finance, education and administration. While any full-time student may attend the meeting and run for a position on the Board of Directors, the members of the SRA also have to power to nominate individuals to run for the...

Feb05

Who is Teddy Saull? Get to know your next MSU president

On a typical night, you won’t find Teddy Saull at a party or a rowdy get-together. He prefers a quiet night in with some ice cream and a few episodes of whatever TV show he’s watching at the time. But on Thursday, Jan. 30 he and a crowd of friends and supporters took to Snooty Fox for a night of celebration. After three days of voting, and more than 8,300 votes cast, Saull emerged as the victor of a two-week race for next year’s MSU...

Teddy Saull elected MSU president
Jan30

Teddy Saull elected MSU president

Teddy Saull is the MSU president-elect. After 8,364 votes were cast and counted, Saull narrowly beat out Jacob Brodka by 102 votes. In the third-round tally, Brodka and Saull were separated by just 11 votes. “My housemates are now surrounding me but I was alone when David [Campbell] called me,” Saull told the Silhouette minutes after finding out he won the election. “It’s interesting – he called me when I was writing a Facebook post...

Analysis: Election tide turns the day before voting begins
Jan29

Analysis: Election tide turns the day before voting begins

The MSU presidential debate on Monday, Jan. 27 marked the final opportunity for candidates to publicly present their case to voters and attempt to shift the balance. No new promises were made, but the tone of the debate was more critical than last week’s debate. While Brodka and Saull seemed to be frontrunners in the first debate on Thursday, Jan 23, some candidates emerged at Monday’s debate as thoughtful and well-spoken...

VIDEO: Get to know your candidates
Jan27

VIDEO: Get to know your candidates

Silhouette editors interviewed each presidential candidate on camera about things you may not have known just by reading their platform. You can also find the videos on our YouTube channel, McMaster...