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The SSMU that students don’t know

A lot of the day-to-day work of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) executives goes largely unnoticed.  After many rounds of recent elections, a lot of students are left wondering what that work actually entails. The Tribune reached out to the execs, and they explained, in their own words, the more  ‘under the radar’… Keep Reading

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Omar El-Sharawy elected SSMU VP Internal

Omar El-Sharawy was elected Vice-President (VP) Internal of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) with 4807 points earlier today The runner-up, Kahli Douglas, got 4445 points. The turnout for the election was 8.7 per cent. SSMU President Kareem Ibrahim explained that since the 2014-2015 school year, SSMU has been using a preferential ballot system… Keep Reading

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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

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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

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SSMU VP Internal Lola Baraldi has resigned, citing personal reasons

Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Vice-President (VP) Internal Lola Baraldi resigned from her position last Thursday. Kareem Ibrahim, SSMU president, elaborated on Baraldi’s resignation. “[Baraldi is] resigning due to personal reasons,” Ibrahim said. “It definitely brings us great sadness to see her leave. She’s been a great member of the team. ” According to… Keep Reading

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SSMU Council approves creation of ad-hoc committees, review executive reports

On Thursday, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Council met for the first time this year to highlight recent events on campus, and to discuss the creation of ad-hoc committees. Approval of motion regarding the creation of ad-hoc committees Council approved a motion proposing the creation of seven different committees to address issues within… Keep Reading

SSMU General Manager Resignation
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SSMU general manager resigned in August, citing personal circumstances

Jennifer Varkonyi, general manager of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), resigned in late August after a six-month tenure. “My decision for stepping down from the role of general manager of the SSMU was made due to personal circumstances,” Varkonyi wrote in an email to the Tribune. “The Executive Committee is working hard on… Keep Reading

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McGill Senate demands increased transparency in budgetary allocations

Questions regarding student services funding At the April 22 McGill Senate meeting, Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) President Courtney Ayukawa, Vice-President University Affairs Claire Stewart-Kanigan, Arts & Science Senator Chloe Rourke and Arts Senator Jacob Greenspon voiced concerns over the allocation of provincial government grants specified for student services in light of an $11… Keep Reading

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Margaret Scratcher claws her way up to SSMU presidency

On Friday, March 27, write-in catidate Margaret Scratcher won her case against the SSMU Supreme Court regarding the results of the recent SSMU election. Claiming there was something fishy about the unfurrtunate results, the Supreme Court scooped up the tail and due to an infringement claws, issued an official recount. Now that the cat’s out… Keep Reading

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