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Multiple roles supporting student advocacy open until May 29

May 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

The positions of Advocacy Coordinator, as well as the Advocacy & Policy Research Assistant both play key roles inside the advocacy wing of the McMaster Students Union.  Both roles are currently available, with the applications closing on May 29 at 11:59pm.


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UPDATE: Systematic review of Maroons and MSU policies and procedures relating to sexual violence and response

May 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

The systematic review of the policies, practices, and procedures of the Maroons, as well as the MSU as a whole as they relate to sexual violence and response is ongoing. To gain further insight and recommendations, an online survey is available to anyone who wishes to participate in the investigative process.


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Peaceful protest by students is a right that must be protected

May 14, 2019 at 11:53 am

This past weekend, a group of students came to May at Mac to protest rising admissions rates, the prevalence of sexual violence on campus, and lack of sufficient mental health resources. Three students who took part in the protest were given fines for trespassing. In the opinion of the MSU, the protest was peaceful and appeared to be a textbook example of an acceptable protest under the guidelines set forth in  the University’s Freedom of Expression, Protest and Dissent document.


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The MSU is Hiring for the Education Department!

May 13, 2019 at 08:15 am

The MSU is hiring an Advocacy Coordinator and three Advocacy & Policy Research Assistants to work with the Vice-President (Education) and the Education Department to conduct research into important policy stances and run advocacy campaigns on campus.


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Our Summer 2019 Hours of Operation

May 7, 2019 at 10:08 am

The MSU has updated summer hours for our services and business units! See the post for details.


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MSU Welcomes 2019-2020 Board of Directors

May 2, 2019 at 14:24 pm

MSU President Josh Marando and the three Vice Presidents of the MSU take office on May 1, 2019. Together, the team shares numerous objectives, including decreasing financial barriers to students attending university, increasing student safety, and addressing changes from the Student Choice Initiative.


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