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Fall Reading Week

Fall Reading Week

Student committee to advocate for fall reading week

The first major steps are underway for the implementation of a fall reading week and a restructuring of the Student’s Society of McGill University (SSMU) Board of Directors. Following the 2018 SSMU Winter Referendum, in which over 96 per cent of electors voted in favour of a fall reading week, conversations have begun at the… Keep Reading

Fall Reading Week

McGill students need a Fall reading week to maintain mental health

Taking a break is beneficial and often necessary for maintaining mental health. A rising number of Canadian universities are acknowledging this in their academic calendars by implementing a Fall reading week. With strenuous midterms, shorter days, and overburdened on-campus support services, McGill students need a Fall break to improve their well-being and academic success. In… Keep Reading

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Fall Reading Week

Establishing a Fall reading week at McGill

In recent years, many universities, including Brock University, Western University, and McMaster University, have implemented Fall reading weeks. The University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus will have its first Fall reading break in 2016. McGill currently does not have a Fall reading week, although the idea has been discussed several times in the past few years.… Keep Reading

Fall Reading Week

SSMU GA fails to meet quorum

Quorum was not met at yesterday’s General Assembly (GA), held by the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU). With less than 100 attendees, no motions were brought forward from the floor that required voting. The Winter 2015 and Fall 2014 GAs saw attendances of 550 and 700 students respectively. Kareem Ibrahim, SSMU president, commented on… Keep Reading

Fall Reading Week

SSMU Council passes motion of support for Fall reading week

On Nov. 5, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) held its fourth Council meeting of the year, with discussion on a proposed Fall reading week, SSMU representation at the provincial level, and reforming the executive positions within SSMU. Fall reading week The proposed Fall reading week was debated at council. According to Arts Senator… Keep Reading

Fall Reading Week

AUS Council approves referendum question on new VP Finance selection process

On Nov. 4, the Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) Legislative Council held their bimonthly meeting, during which they approved questions for the Fall referendum and voted to support a proposed Fall reading week. Referendum Questions AUS Councillors were presented with three options for a referendum question pertaining to changes in the Vice-President (VP) Finance application procedure.… Keep Reading

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