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Post-POLI 339: Reflections on Calls for Resignation

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article identified the authors as ‘second-generation students.’ Sanchez is a first-generation student. The authors regret this error. Last March, we ran for and successfully secured the opportunity to serve as arts representatives to the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU). In this role,[Read More…]

Arts Representative Andrew Figueiredo steps down

Arts Representative to the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Andrew Figueiredo announced his resignation on Feb. 20 for personal reasons following backlash over the Arts Undergraduate Society’s (AUS) Executive Council’s handling of the vote on POLI 339 ancillary fees. After the AUS Legislative Council voted not to endorse the[Read More…]

Summer exchange course in Israel sparks debates

The Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) Executive Committee has since passed POLI 339. According to AUS, they did not have enough information regarding the course by their Legislative Council meeting on Jan. 30. AUS has since suspended the result of the Committee vote following allegations that the vote was undemocratic and unconstitutional.[Read More…]

AUS Councillors debate electoral systems

The Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) held a Legislative Council meeting on Jan. 16 to address recurring electoral issues, some of which were noticeable sources of tension among movers.   Punitive electoral measures When running for office, AUS candidates currently have a ‘three-strike process’ for infractions of the electoral bylaws and[Read More…]

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