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MSU elections 2019: Josh Marando’s platform overview
Jan17

MSU elections 2019: Josh Marando’s platform overview

Photo by Kyle West Josh Marando is a Level IV arts and science student with a combined honours in Biochemistry. Marando has held a number of leadership positions within the McMaster Students Union, including MSU advocacy coordinator and welcome week faculty societies coordinator. He has also held executive positions with MSU Spark, the Creating Leadership Amongst Youth conference and the society of arts and science students. The 12...

MSU elections 2019: Madison Wesley’s platform overview
Jan17

MSU elections 2019: Madison Wesley’s platform overview

By: Natalie Clark Madison Wesley is a second year political science student involved with several art clubs at McMaster, including the starving artist society. She is also actively involved with community outreach programs, such as the Give n’ Get store in Barrie, Ontario. Wesley’s platform promises to improve physical and mental health on campus, introduce a textbook renting program for students, increase the amount of study...

MSU elections 2019: Justin Lee’s platform overview
Jan17

MSU elections 2019: Justin Lee’s platform overview

  Justin Lee is a second-year political science student who is bringing a platform that aims to help the McMaster Students Union serve students while creating more opportunities for students to get involved with the MSU. Last year, Lee served as the chair of the MSU First Year Council. This year, he is serving as a social science representative for the Student Representative Assembly and as a representative on the MSU’s...

MSU elections 2019: Jeffrey Campana’s platform overview
Jan17

MSU elections 2019: Jeffrey Campana’s platform overview

  In his eighth year at McMaster University, Level IV materials engineering student Jeffrey Campana believes his communication skills and experience within and apart from the McMaster Students Union governing body give him the ability to propose a fairly ambitious set of platform points. His most prominent MSU involvement has been with Union Market, where he has worked for the past four years and is now the manager. He is also an...

A look back at the MSU election bylaws Have MSU election bylaws been fair or overly restrictive?
Jan10

A look back at the MSU election bylaws Have MSU election bylaws been fair or overly restrictive?

Photos C/O Housing & Conference Services   In recent years, questions of bylaw enforcement have been at the forefront of the McMaster Students Union presidential elections. While most students may not concern themselves with the details of election rules, past years’ rulings show us that while infractions may seem minor, enough violations may cast the integrity of the election into question. A look back at last year In the...

MSU board of directors mid-year review Seven months into their term, The Silhouette looks at whether the BoDs have followed through on their year-plans
Nov29

MSU board of directors mid-year review Seven months into their term, The Silhouette looks at whether the BoDs have followed through on their year-plans

Photo C/O Haley Greene President Ikram Farah Ikram Farah has begun a series of initiatives over the first term and has mostly been on schedule with her year-plan thus far into the academic year. Farah worked with Metrolinx to implement extended Go bus hours on the busiest nights of Welcome Week and throughout the year, a prominent platform point for her. There are now two added trip times at night for the 47 eastbound and the 15A...