Josh Redel wins SSMU presidency by 23 votes

Sam Reynolds / McGill Tribune The position of President of the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU) was decided by just 23 votes in the winter referendum, announced on March 14 in Gerts. With 40.9 per cent of the vote, Engineering Undergraduate Society President Josh Redel defeated Shyam Patel, current[Read More…]

EUS President Josh Redel wins SSMU presidency by 23 votes

The position of president of the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU) was decided by just 23 votes in the winter referendum, announced on March 14 in Gerts. With 40.9 per cent of the vote, Engineering Undergraduate Society President Josh Redel defeated Shyam Patel, current SSMU VP Finance and Operations,[Read More…]

Dean Manfredi’s Open Forum marked by low turnout

Discussions on safe space and flawed consultation processes marked the sparsely attended first meeting of Dean of Arts Christopher Manfredi’s Open Forum on March 1. With just over 30 people in the audience, this first of four open meetings focused discussion on the four main issues raised by the Jutras[Read More…]

Concordia student strike begins

On March 1, Concordia University’s Fine Arts Student Alliance (FASA) voted in a Special General Meeting to strike against tuition increases. With 465 fine arts students holding a voting card, the vote passed overwhelmingly. The strike is set to begin on March 5 at 8 a.m. The vote was administered[Read More…]

Popping with flavour

  Whether it’s for a late-night study snack or just something to munch on something while watching a movie, there’s nothing easier than popcorn. But with more adventurous cravings than just “something sweet,” or “something salty,” popcorn doesn’t always fit the bill. What if you want a little bit of[Read More…]

Thinking of an animal house?

We’ve all been there, standing in front of the pet store, staring at those tiny balls of fur we call kittens, watching them roll about, or at the SPCA staring into the eyes of a puppy that’s begging you to take him home. But, as a student who’s low on[Read More…]

Why I’m against an unlimited student strike

The proposal of an unlimited student strike by arts students is certainly cause for concern. On Jan. 31, the AUS General Assembly saw heated debate regarding the creation of an AUS strike committee. One of the biggest concerns raised was the issue of whether or not students actually want to[Read More…]

McGill announces internal investigation on asbestos

  In a letter sent to McGill University on Feb. 10, a group of 32 individuals called on McGill University to perform an independent and transparent investigation into the influence of the Quebec asbestos industry over Professor J. Corbett McDonald’s epidemiological research on the health effects of chrysotile asbestos. This[Read More…]

Understanding the 2012 Elections

natcom.org As the Republican candidate debates continue and the rhetoric gets heated, let’s take a step back for a moment to understand what’s actually going on in U.S. politics. Canadians know very well that what happens across the border can have a considerable impact on them, and many seem to[Read More…]

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