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Sarah Jama is appealing her presidential disqualification The MSU's presidential race has yet to come to a full stop
Feb01

Sarah Jama is appealing her presidential disqualification The MSU's presidential race has yet to come to a full stop

  This is an evolving story and will be updated as more information becomes available. As McMaster lay awake in anticipation following the closing of the polls on Thursday, Jan. 28, it would have sounded absurd to suggest that the most newsworthy item would not be the identity of the winner of the 2016 MSU Presidentials. Yet the announcement on the MSU website released on Friday at 3:45 a.m. was a collection of both the stunning and...

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: Sarah Jama’s food and healthy living
Jan26

Critique: Sarah Jama’s food and healthy living

Sarah Jama’s entire platform is arguably centered on accessibility, whether through MSU services, food and living accommodations or improved financial accessibility. However, there are a couple of key concerns that are embedded in Jama’s platforms on improving food and healthy living. With Jama’s Emergency Meal Plan, the basic premise of her idea is to create an emergency meal card for students that will be provided...

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...

Sarah Jama overview
Jan21

Sarah Jama overview

Sarah Jama Social Psychology Level IV Sarah Jama considers her presidential campaign a “people’s platform” and her effort to put forward a diverse platform have not gone unnoticed. Her platform breakdown makes it clear that Jama did careful research into the needs of multiple groups on campus, and has set out goals to properly represent them. One of Jama’s focuses is on interfaith equity. Jama hopes to collaborate with Hospitality...

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...