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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: Jonathon Tonietto’s lack of tuition advocacy
Jan26

Critique: Jonathon Tonietto’s lack of tuition advocacy

If nothing else, Jonathon Tonietto has been honest throughout his campaign. The MSU presidential candidate made it clear in his conversation with The Silhouette that he has not spent time analyzing his fellow candidates’ platforms, instead choosing to focus on his own campaign. Tonietto has also made it clear that he cannot lower tuition. His expanded platform, posted online over the weekend, has a full section on Mac Discount, the...

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...

Jonathon Tonietto overview
Jan21

Jonathon Tonietto overview

Jonathon Tonietto Materials Science and Engineering with Society and Co-op, Level VI From his ever-present “This is a good sign” sign to campaign strategy, Jonathon Tonietto has taken a different approach to the MSU Presidential race. Tonietto’s campaign is focused on sustainability. Each of his five platform points highlights an area where McMaster could improve its sustainability efforts. Having talked to five of the six previous...

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...