Sil on the Streets — Presidential Predictions Students weigh in on who they think their next McMaster Students Union president-elect will be
Jan25

Sil on the Streets — Presidential Predictions Students weigh in on who they think their next McMaster Students Union president-elect will be

The Silhouette‘s 2017 presidential archives: http://www.thesil.ca/category/msu2017 Related Posts Why you should give a shitNew MSU VPs take officeWhat to know about the upcoming provincial...

Who benefits from “paying it forward”? Suggesting students should pay more now so future students can benefit doesn't apply in the modern context
Jan24

Who benefits from “paying it forward”? Suggesting students should pay more now so future students can benefit doesn't apply in the modern context

It is old hat by now: the value of post-secondary education has drastically changed since 2000. So why do some talking points remain? I have heard and read people arguing in favour of the Pulse expansion and new student activity building by saying that the student centre and athletic centre were paid for my students who would not use it. Now, some say, it is our turn to pay it forward. To clarify, this expansion project would not...

MSU 2017 presidential debate recap Highlights from the debate
Jan20

MSU 2017 presidential debate recap Highlights from the debate

The McMaster Students Union presidential debate, held by the MSU Elections department on Jan.19, gave voters insight into each candidate and what they would bring to table. The candidates this year are Chukky Ibe, Aquino Inigo, Patricia Kousoulas, Shaarujaa Nadarajah, Matthew Vukovic and Leanne Winkels. Here are some highlights: Throughout the debate, Inigo stressed his platform on safety, arguing its importance supersedes finance....

Platform critique: Matt Vukovic Vukovic's changing platform lacks consultation
Jan20

Platform critique: Matt Vukovic Vukovic's changing platform lacks consultation

By: Ruchika Gothoskar To say that presidential candidate Matt Vukovic has some lofty goals might be bit of an understatement. As previously mentioned, Vukovic’s initial platform was centered on three main points: food, abolishing the Student Representative Assembly and campus washrooms. But since campaign season began on Jan. 15, Vukovic has created a ‘Suggestions’ tab on his website, allowing for students to add their own platform...

Meet the 2017 MSU presidential candidates Platform points, critiques and more
Jan19
Shaarujaa Nadarajah overview
Jan19

Shaarujaa Nadarajah overview

Shaarujaa Nadarajah – Life Sciences III Shaarujaa Nadarajah had completed her third year of Life Sciences when she was elected vice president (Administration) by the Student Representative Assembly. As vice president (Administration), she has worked alongside the current president Justin Monaco-Barnes and with student managers across campus. Nadarajah was also involved with Relay for Life for three years, becoming co-president...