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Jon Elster gives talk

Columbia University’s Jon Elster, a renowned scholar in rational choice theory, delivered the René Cassin Lecture in the Faculty of Law on Thursday entitled “Justice, Truth, and Peace.” In a discussion attended mainly by Law professors and students, Elster argued that most of the time, justice, truth, and peace don’t go together. Elster is the… Keep Reading

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American League East

1st—Boston Red Sox: A fantastic offseason for the Red Sox has given good reason for the Fenway faithful to be optimistic. Additions Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez give the lineup the punch that it needs to win the AL East. Crawford provides the game changing speed at the top of the lineup in the form… Keep Reading

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U0 student worried about Africa after Poli Sci class

After finally attending a lecture for POLI 227: Developing Worlds, Rachel Birkwire, a U0 student from “Toronto” (Oakville), said she is “actually really worried” about the current situation in Africa. Though she couldn’t be any more specific about which situation she was referring to, Birkwire said she thinks “we actually really need to tell somebody… Keep Reading

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The Times, It Is A-Changin’

When The New York Times announced a couple of weeks ago that it would begin charging readers to access more than 20 stories per month on its website, it didn’t take long for those who knew I was an obsessive reader to start making jokes. Within hours of the announcement, my friend Shannon mentioned the… Keep Reading

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After lofty promises were made during this year’s election campaign period, Adam Russell, next year’s incoming Students’ Society president has vowed to lead the SSMU with “so much transparency that ‘you won’t even see me.'” Russell, a U7 earth and planetary sciences student, said he is tired of students’ general inability to truly see what… Keep Reading

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Christina Sfeir

I’m Christina Sfeir. I have experience in organizing the majority of SSMU events that were held this year, specifically Faculty Olympics. My platform stands on four main goals. 1. The improvement of existing events. 2.Communication, for example, making Get Ready McGill a branded name. 3. Environmental initiatives, having a green roof on top of Shatner.… Keep Reading

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Todd Plummer

McGill needs a better sense of community. It is time for our events to cater to all students, to build rapport with university administration, and to foster a sense of McGill identity. Being AUS VP External has given me a broad range of experiences. As VP Internal, I will sponsor a guest-speakers series, a student… Keep Reading

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Monika Fabian

Please note that Monika Fabian has been sanctioned for sending unsolicited emails to seek endorsements from campus groups.  It’s important for our students to have opportunities for involvement outside the classroom.  Monika Fabian has strong background experience in ensuring that these opportunities continue to be bountiful and accessible within the SSMU.  She has worked for, participated in, and… Keep Reading

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Kady Paterson

I’m running for VP Internal of SSMU because I feel that my diverse array of experiences allows me to both have a solid grasp of the current portfolio and of effective possible improvements. I have experience planning events with the Education Undergraduate Society, McGill Athletics, The McGill Daily, and SSMU – both through my current… Keep Reading

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Carol Fraser

Please note that Carol Fraser has been sanctioned for putting up unapproved campaign posters.  I’m Carol Fraser, and I’m running for VP Clubs and Services because I’m passionate about student life and student-run initiatives. As VP I’d improve Midnight Kitchen’s new 302 space, foster the development of community-building clubs and services, continue sustainable renovations to… Keep Reading

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