Richard Schultz on new NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair At the New Democratic Party (NDP) leadership convention in Toronto last weekend, members of the NDP elected their new party leader, McGill alumnus and current Outrement MP Thomas Mulcair. On Monday, March 26, the Tribune sat down with Richard Schultz, Chair of the McGill department of political science and[Read More…]

Redpath Museum celebrates 130th anniversary

Sam Reynolds / McGill Tribune On Thursday, March 22, McGill’s Redpath Museum celebrated its 130th Anniversary with the official launch of the Redpath Museum Club’s new publication, Behind the Roddick Gates. The event included presentations by student contributors to the journal and a retelling of the museum’s history. Completed in[Read More…]

Exceptional referendum to decide QPIRG’s existence

The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) will host an exceptional referendum period from  April 10 to April 16, featuring a question regarding QPIRG’s existence and a question that would require motions passed at General Assemblies (GAs) to be ratified online via referendum.   QPIRG’s Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), a[Read More…]

Manfredi’s second Open Forum addresses student space

On March 12, McGill students, staff, faculty, and other community members assembled to discuss the issues surrounding the events of Nov. 10, in Christopher Manfredi’s (Dean of Arts) second Open Forum meeting. Around 30 people attended the event, including Principal Heather Munroe-Blum and Provost Anthony Masi. Mandated by Munroe-Blum, the[Read More…]

Independent Student Inquiry released to the public

The Independent Student Inquiry (ISI) presented its final report and recommendations concerning the events of Nov. 10 at last Thursday’s SSMU Council. The ISI was created following criticism of Principal Heather Munroe-Blum’s announcement of Dean of Law Daniel Jutras’ internal investigation of the events. Originally supposed to present their findings[Read More…]

Board of Directors ratifies J-Board ruling

Michael Paolucci / Organization During the March 1 SSMU Council meeting, SSMU’s Board of Directors (BoD) ratified the Judicial Board (J-Board) ruling that invalidated the results of QPIRG’s fall referendum question. In a report released on Feb. 14, the J-Board declared the question to be unconstitutional because it dealt with[Read More…]

McGill community reacts to sixth floor occupiers

  Last week’s occupation of the James Administration Building received much attention, as students and organizations responded to the tactics and motivations of the occupiers. The protest, a reaction to the McGill administration’s rejection of the CKUT and QPIRG referendum results of last fall, came to an end when the[Read More…]

SSMU Council discusses changes to J-Board structure

  Last Thursday’s SSMU Council approved three referendum questions concerning the Judicial Board (J-Board), in a continuation of attempts to bring the J-Board’s activities into compliance with Quebec law while retaining its value as an unbiased student body. The J-Board was recently discovered to be working against Quebec law due[Read More…]

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