SSMU candidates wrestle with eroded student trust, building closure at debate

March 15, 2018  by Domenic Casciato The seven candidates for positions in the 2018-2019 Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Executive Committee convened on March 13 for a debate hosted by Elections SSMU. Candidates for each of SSMU’s six executive portfolios presented their platforms, fielded student and press questions, and gave closing statements. Although the event was meant… Read More

AUS to research free course pack material, plans to expand SNAX management

February 4, 2017 by Domenic Casciato The Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) Legislative Council met on Jan. 25 to discuss ongoing and future projects within the Faculty of Arts, including upcoming AUS executive elections, the creation of an ad-hoc committee for the management of the SNAX stand, and negotiating with professors to dramatically reduce the price of… Read More

SSMU to develop Sexualized and Gendered Violence Policy

April 4, 2017 by Domenic Casciato On March 23, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) announced plans to hold an open forum on April 11 to discuss the creation and implementation of a SSMU Gendered and Sexualized Violence Policy (GSVP). The creation of the GSVP was proposed after former SSMU vice-president (VP) External David Aird resigned following allegations of… Read More

SSMU Board of Directors discusses constitutionality of current membership at public session

September 25, 2017 Domenic Casciato The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Board of Directors (BoD) held a public session on Sept. 24 to discuss the constitutionality of the composition of the current membership of the body, among other agenda items. SSMU Vice-President (VP) Finance and Director Arisha Khan introduced a motion to add the discussion to… Read More