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Post-POLI 339: Reflections on Calls for Resignation

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article identified the authors as ‘second-generation students.’ Sanchez is a first-generation student. The authors regret this error. Last March, we ran for and successfully secured the opportunity to serve as arts representatives to the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU). In this role, […]

Don’t overturn a democratic vote for undemocratic reasons

In an ambiguous and poorly-worded email sent on Feb. 12, Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) executives released a statement announcing that they had overturned the AUS Legislative Council’s decision to withhold approval of the course fee for POLI 339. POLI 339 Comparative Developed: Topics 1 is a two-week summer exchange course […]

AUS Councillors debate electoral systems

The Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) held a Legislative Council meeting on Jan. 16 to address recurring electoral issues, some of which were noticeable sources of tension among movers.   Punitive electoral measures When running for office, AUS candidates currently have a ‘three-strike process’ for infractions of the electoral bylaws and […]