Meet your new MSU president-elect Ikram Farah talks about her mom, her plans for the MSU and what it means to her to win
Feb01

Meet your new MSU president-elect Ikram Farah talks about her mom, her plans for the MSU and what it means to her to win

With January over, the McMaster Students Union has its unofficial president-elect: Ikram Farah, a level IV political science and labour studies student. At the time of this article’s publication, the results are unofficial. Candidate Rabeena Obaidullah was disqualified but may appeal this decision to the MSU elections committee. Of the first-choice votes, Farah received 38.6 per cent of the total vote, while every other candidate...

Mac’s new associate vice president In her role, Arig al Shaibah will work with student groups and campus partners to promote  McMaster’s equity and inclusion goals
Jan26

Mac’s new associate vice president In her role, Arig al Shaibah will work with student groups and campus partners to promote McMaster’s equity and inclusion goals

By Donna Nadeem McMaster University recently hired their first associate vice president (Equity and Inclusion). Arig al Shaibah, a vice-provost from Dalhousie University, will be starting her term on April 1. Al Shaibah plans on engaging with the campus, local and historically underrepresented or underserved communities to insure that she is hearing all voices to understand and learn of the challenges and opportunities. She wants to...

MSU presidential candidates: blindfolded puzzles Some were successful and some were... less successful
Jan24

MSU presidential candidates: blindfolded puzzles Some were successful and some were... less successful

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Hot Takes with your MSU candidates We asked them some spicy questions — 'Hot Ones' style
Jan22

Hot Takes with your MSU candidates We asked them some spicy questions — 'Hot Ones' style

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Critiques of each 2018 MSU presidential candidate Points from all seven platforms get examined
Jan20
MSU Elections 2018: Lindsay D’Souza Platform Critique A lack of detail leaves much to be desired in D’Souza’s platform
Jan20

MSU Elections 2018: Lindsay D’Souza Platform Critique A lack of detail leaves much to be desired in D’Souza’s platform

Lindsay D’Souza’s platform includes eight different pillars, but it remains unclear what new projects she plans to take on. This is especially the case with respect to her points concerning student wellness. Under her student wellness pillar, it is unclear what D’Souza would do in addition to the work that has already been done by other groups on campus. For example, D’Souza says she will introduce case managers to student residences....