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“Chasing the Peak” initiative root of the Pulse’s temporary shut down If the humidity keeps up, more closures could be coming
Sep08

“Chasing the Peak” initiative root of the Pulse’s temporary shut down If the humidity keeps up, more closures could be coming

On Wednesday, Sept. 7, the Pulse was closed at 7:30 p.m. due to humidity concerns and water pooling on the floor, according to the official McMaster Pulse Twitter. According to Debbie Marinoff, the Manager of Recreational Services, “We shut down the Pulse for safety reasons due to condensation that developed on floors, walls and equipment. A number of factors contributed to the condensation – the extreme humidity and heat, high...

Who should elect our MSU VPs? A committee has formed to discuss whether or not students should be able to vote for their MSU VPs. Members weigh in on how they think next year’s election should go down.
Jun08

Who should elect our MSU VPs? A committee has formed to discuss whether or not students should be able to vote for their MSU VPs. Members weigh in on how they think next year’s election should go down.

It took 22 hours for the Student Representative Assembly to elect this year’s MSU vice-presidents– a meeting that might not happen next year if some students have their way. Though there is almost unanimous consensus that the VP electoral system is flawed, exactly how the system should be reformed is a divisive topic that led to the creation of a VP Electoral Reform Ad Hoc committee. “The way VPs are elected at the moment needs to...

Remembering ASAP Yams
Jan22

Remembering ASAP Yams

While discussion happens within the office to appreciate a person’s accomplishments in life, no matter how large or small they may seem to passive participants, it is difficult for anyone to have a clear state of mind following a death. It is even more difficult for an author to write a piece that they can be comfortable in publishing. You only get the one chance to represent an entire person’s life. Perhaps it is fitting then that we...

Presidential profiles Quick bulletin points on each candidate's background
Jan19

Presidential profiles Quick bulletin points on each candidate's background

Ehima Osazuwa Level V Chemical Engineering and Management Works as the SRA of Engineering and as one of the Les Prince Community Advisors Worked as a technician at AVTEK Productions John Tambakis Level III Commerce Works as the SRA of Business and as one of the members of the Senate Board for Student Appeals Part of the Power to Change and Athletes in Actions extracurricular clubs. Member of the Grace Fellowship Church Tristan Paul...

CIS CEO Pierre Lafontaine resigns After just two seasons, Lafontaine has vacated his position
Jan19

CIS CEO Pierre Lafontaine resigns After just two seasons, Lafontaine has vacated his position

The CIS has announced that Pierre Lafontaine has resigned as CEO. Lafontaine joined the organization in January 2013 and is leaving after only two years. “I feel the time is right for me to explore new challenges and opportunities,” said Lafontaine in a press release. At this time, his next step is unknown. There are a few highlights of note from his tenure. The CIS launched a new strategic plan while developing a new governance...

MSU Presidential candidates revealed Here are your 5 candidates for 2015-16
Jan16

MSU Presidential candidates revealed Here are your 5 candidates for 2015-16

The games have begun.On Friday, the candidates for President of the McMaster Students Union were confirmed and announced. Five students have put their names on the ballot, each with the goal of leading a multi-million dollar organization focused on improving life at Mac. This year’s slate includes five men: Matt Clarke, Corey Helie-Masters, Ehima Osazuwa, Tristan Paul, and John Tambakis. We asked each of these newly declared...