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The MSU presidential candidates on important issues: The Silhouette’s data analysis
Jan24

The MSU presidential candidates on important issues: The Silhouette’s data analysis

Photos by Kyle West, Graphics by Yvonne Lu CORRECTION: In a previous version of this article, there was a graphic that indicated that Josh Marando answered that he “strongly agreed” with the police presence on campus. However, in our survey, Marando answered that he “strongly disagreed” with the police presence on campus. We apologize for this misconstruction and have changed the graphic since.  The Silhouette...

MSU Elections 2019: Would you rather? Watch your 2019 presidential candidates pick their sides on pressing campus issues
Jan24

MSU Elections 2019: Would you rather? Watch your 2019 presidential candidates pick their sides on pressing campus issues

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MSU Elections 2019: Never have I ever
Jan24

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How to vote in MSU presidentials 2019 Need some help figuring out how to vote in this year’s MSU presidential election? The Silhouette has you covered
Jan24

How to vote in MSU presidentials 2019 Need some help figuring out how to vote in this year’s MSU presidential election? The Silhouette has you covered

By: Elliot Fung If you are a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in at least 18 units, you are eligible to vote in this year’s McMaster Students Union presidential election. Here is some more information about the election and how you can successfully cast your ballot. What is the role of the McMaster Students Union president? The president is the primary spokesperson for the MSU and serves as the representative for McMaster...

MSU presidentials debate highlights The candidates discussed a number of issues, including the Ford government’s tuition changes and sexual violence response
Jan23

MSU presidentials debate highlights The candidates discussed a number of issues, including the Ford government’s tuition changes and sexual violence response

Photos by Kyle West   On Jan. 17, the McMaster Students’ Union hosted a debate featuring the 2019 MSU presidentials candidates four candidates. Here are some of the highlights. The first question of the debate concerned whether the candidates are more focused on advocacy or student life. Josh Marando said he would be more focused on advocacy. Jeffery Campana explained that the limited one-year term of a president would mean...

MSU Elections 2019: Jeffrey Campana platform critique Campana’s platform suffers from a lack of uniqueness and detail
Jan18

MSU Elections 2019: Jeffrey Campana platform critique Campana’s platform suffers from a lack of uniqueness and detail

Photo by Kyle West With the campaign slogan “#YourTimeIsNow,” Jeffrey Campana promises that he will address previously overlooked projects and student concerns. However, many of Campana’s platform points lack key details and are already being pursued by the McMaster Students Union. For example, Campana states that there is a need for the MSU to distribute free menstrual products to washrooms on campus. However, free products are...