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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 university...

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 MSU...

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 2018...

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...

SRA Nov. 11 meeting highlights The assembly discussed expanding student space and October by-election results
Nov14

SRA Nov. 11 meeting highlights The assembly discussed expanding student space and October by-election results

Photo C/O Kyle West The McMaster Students Union Student Representative Assembly held their most recent meeting on Nov. 11 in Gilmour Hall. Here are some key items that were discussed. The health science caucus reported on their goal of renovating the Health Sciences Library to expand student space in the Health Sciences Library. They are also lobbying to extend Saturday hours for HSL. The representatives are hoping to accomplish these...