BoG adjourned due to student disruptions

Last Tuesday, an open session Board of Governors (BoG) meeting scheduled to discuss the Jutras report was adjourned after five minutes due to disruptions from students. The meeting was rescheduled for Feb. 6 and held in a closed session. Following the chair’s opening address, a group of about 20 students[Read More…]

Senate talks Nov. 10 report

Members of the university senate gathered last Wednesday in order to discuss the investigation and recommendations regarding the events of Nov. 10. The investigation was conducted by Dean of Law Daniel Jutras, and was released Dec. 15.  In her opening remarks, Principal Heather Munroe-Blum stated that she accepts all six[Read More…]

Admin invalidates fall referendum results

Campus organizations QPIRG McGill and CKUT Radio face an uncertain future following the McGill administration’s announcement that it will not accept the results of the fall referendum.  Last November, the fall referendum featured two questions on whether QPIRG and CKUT should exist and if their student fees should cease to be opt-outable via the Minerva[Read More…]

MUNACA strike ends

The McGill University Non-Academic Certified Association (MUNACA) voted to accept a collective agreement with the McGill administration on Dec. 5. The union members had been on strike since Sept. 1, 2011 and had been without a labour contract since November 2010. The five-year collective agreement was approved by 71.5 per[Read More…]

A semester without MUNACA

Marri Knadle / McGill Tribune When the McGill University Non-Academic Certified Association (MUNACA) began striking on Sept. 1, many members of the community were unsure of how the strike would affect them.  Almost three months later, after numerous staff shortages and contingency plans, community members have felt the effects of[Read More…]

Introducing the hashtag

  They’re called hashtags, and they’re a phenomenon that started on Twitter and are now appearing all over the Internet (and even outside, with the appearance of ‘air hashtag’ hand-signs). Before explaining what hashtags are, let’s examine the social media that started it all. Twitter was launched in July 2006,[Read More…]

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