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Critiques of each presidential candidate One main point gets examined from each platform
Jan26

Critiques of each presidential candidate One main point gets examined from each platform

Critique: Devante Mowatt’s MSU Office Hours Critique: Jonathon Tonietto’s lack of tuition advocacy Critique: Justin Monaco-Barnes’ coursewares Critique: Mike Gill’s “Build our McMaster” Critique: Sarah Jama’s food and healthy...

Critique: Devante Mowatt’s MSU Office Hours
Jan26

Critique: Devante Mowatt’s MSU Office Hours

About an hour and a half into this year’s MSU Presidential Debate, candidates were asked about the dissolving of MacGreen and how candidates would continue to focus on sustainability on campus. Sustainability is nowhere to be found on candidate Devante Mowatt’s platform, and so he replied with the following: “In order to get more information on the subject, I’d like to look to the students that are surrounding me right now. I’d like...

Platform points on mental health What does each candidate have to say about such a large issue?
Jan26

Platform points on mental health What does each candidate have to say about such a large issue?

By: Gabi Herman This election, there has been a lot of thinking about mental health. Why is it such a huge issue, and what does each candidate have to say about it? The problem: According to the Canadian Association of Colleges and University Student Services, more students with mental health issues are pursuing post-secondary education than ever before. In addition, students say mental health issues have the greatest impact on their...

Devante Mowatt overview
Jan21

Devante Mowatt overview

Devante Mowatt Honours Life Sciences Level IV Devante Mowatt prides himself on the feasibility and the relative ease of implementation in his platform. Mowatt’s platform can be boiled down to minor improvements and tweaks to the services the MSU provides and its communication with the student body. While few of these points are disagreeable, Mowatt does not provide any substantial changes to the union that will provide for students...

Behind the campaigns A presidential colour & design analysis
Jan21

Behind the campaigns A presidential colour & design analysis

This logo and visual identity analysis will focus on the analysis of campaign colours, logo shape and design, layout and use of photography. To keep the analyses fair, the cover photo from each candidate’s Facebook page is being used as the central design feature, with some mention of other elements in their physical branding. Sarah Jama Colour: Orange While colours can have many meanings, in North American society, certain colours...

MSU Presidential candidates revealed Five hopefuls for 2016-17 give their opening statements
Jan16

MSU Presidential candidates revealed Five hopefuls for 2016-17 give their opening statements

Devante Mowatt Life Sciences (Honours) Level IV “This may be a little selfish, but I want to see the school from a different perspective. I want to be able to change something in my school. I feel like a lot of universities, changing your own grades is about you, it’s very personal. And I want to be able to provide for other people. I want to be able to say “I have an idea” or “you guys have an...