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#MacVotes: Results of the 2018 Municipal Election

October 30, 2018 at 12:00 pm

On October 22, 2018, the city of Hamilton, including McMaster’s student population, voted to determine the mayor of the city and the respective Ward Councillors. Fred Eisenberger was re-elected as mayor with 54% of the vote, while Maureen Wilson was elected as Ward 1 Councillor with 41.5% of the vote


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A Culture is not a Costume

October 29, 2018 at 13:12 pm

With one of the spookiest seasons of the year -after midterms- just around the corner, be sure to remember that the best costumes are one's that make everyone feel welcomed in all spaces. Costumes can mock or degrade a culture, ethnicity, race, or religion, and that is no fun! These costume may reinforce stereotypes, belittling the struggles endured by people who experience oppression. While you will be able to remove that costume at the end of the day, people who embody those social identities do not get that option. Have a safe, spooky, and stereotype-free Halloween!


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Teaching Awards nominations are now open

October 29, 2018 at 09:00 am

The Teaching Awards Committee runs nomination periods throughout the year, providing students with the opportunity to nominate their favourite professors and teaching assistants (TAs) and recognize their distinction and contribution to the McMaster community. This term, the Teaching Awards nomination period will be open from Monday, October 29 to Friday, November 9.


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Mac Pride 2018: October 29 to November 2

October 24, 2018 at 09:00 am

Hosted by MSU Pride Community Centre, Mac Pride Week is an opportunity to celebrate and support LGBTQ2SI+ students on campus. This year, the service aims to continue the tradition with a week of programming from October 29 to November 2, featuring collaborations with Diversity Services, Maccess, and SHEC.


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The Student Representative Assembly unanimously motions to oppose dictate from MTCU

October 23, 2018 at 15:00 pm

The Student Representative Assembly (SRA) has unanimously passed a motion calling on the provincial government to withdraw its dictate from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), which would force post-secondary institutions to adopt a "free speech policy", under a threat of cutting funding to non-compliant institutions.


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No idea is too big or too small of the Student Life Enhancement Fund, accepting submission until November 7

October 23, 2018 at 09:00 am

The Student Life Enhancement Fund (SLEF) is now taking submissions of ideas that aim to enhance student life or students services on campus until November 7. All students, regardless of their experience with the MSU or extracurricular involvements, are encouraged to submit their ideas via - no idea is too big or too small.


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