QPIRG and CKUT survive, voter turnout up 9.5 per cent

The fall semester’s referendum questions passed with an overwhelming majority, announced Elections McGill last Thursday. Two of these questions were to determine whether QPIRG McGill and CKUT Radio should continue to receive student funding and if these fees should be opt-outable in person rather than online via Minerva. QPIRG’s existence was approved by a vote of 65.6 per[Read More…]

Riot Police at McGill

Elisha Lerner Following the end of the  province-wide demonstration against tuition hikes, 14 students occupied the fifth floor of the James Administration Building wearing hoods and masks. According to Fariddudin Attar Rifai, president of the Association of McGill Undergraduate Student Employees, this occupation allegedly occurred around 4:00 p.m. Soon after,[Read More…]

UPDATE: Riot police respond to tuition hike demonstration on campus

Elisha Lerner Twenty thousand students from all over Quebec gathered on Thursday, Nov. 10 at Place Émile-Gamelin near UQAM to demonstrate against the Quebec government’s proposed tuition increases. The demonstration then made its way up Berri Street at 2:45 p.m., continuing through the streets of Montreal, ending at the McGill[Read More…]

QPIRG, CKUT questions pass in fall referendum

The fall semester’s referendum questions passed with an overwhelming majority, announced Elections McGill at 6:30 p.m. The questions asked whether QPIRG McGill and CKUT Radio should continue to receive student funding and if these fees should be opt-outable in person rather than online via Minerva. QPIRG’s existence was approved by[Read More…]

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