Council sits for last time in 2012. (Simon Poitrimolt / McGill Tribune)

Council opposes McGill weapons research

Last Thursday, the Students’ Society of McGill University’s (SSMU) Legislative Council voted against a motion condemning Plan Nord and McGill’s investments in the project, but passed a motion opposing military research funded by McGill. Vice-President External Robin-Reid Fraser also presented her report on the SSMU-run education summits last week. The[Read More…]

New student advocacy committee underway

Two weeks ago, the Students’ Society of McGill University’s (SSMU) Legislative Council approved a trial run of the Student Advocacy Resource Committee (SARC). The new committee aims to guide students through McGill’s  bureaucracy and to help make students’ voices heard within the administration and SSMU, according to David Benrimoh, who[Read More…]

Dean Manfredi hosts final meeting of Open Forum

On Wednesday, April 4, the McGill administration hosted the last of four public meetings of dean of arts ChristopherManfredi’s Open Forum on Freedom of Expression and Peaceful Assembly. The meeting focused on the administration’s actions in response to the events of Nov. 10. It was held in the BelliniAtrium of the Life[Read More…]

Dean Manfredi hosts final meeting of Open Forum

On Wednesday, April 4, the McGill administration hosted the last of four public meetings of dean of arts Christopher Manfredi’s Open Forum on Freedom of Expression and Peaceful Assembly. The meeting focused on the administration’s actions in response to the events of Nov. 10. It was held in the Bellini[Read More…]

Film screening raises awareness of Inuit culture

Last Wednesday, March 14, McGill’s Aboriginal Law Students’ Association screened Qimmit: A Clash of Two Truths as part of Inuit Awareness Week, an initiative of the Aboriginal Sustainability Project. The screening was followed by a question and answer period with Ole Gjerstad, co-director of the film, and Imaapik “Jacob” Partridge,[Read More…]

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