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McMaster students celebrate financial aid announcements within Ontario budget

February 25, 2016 at 17:11 pm

The McMaster Students Union (MSU), along with its provincial advocacy partner, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), have long advocated for improvements to financial aid. On February 25, with the release of Ontario’s 2016 provincial budget, the culmination of years of lobbying efforts has students applaud the sweeping and targeted moderninizations to the financial aid system.

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Valedictorian Award nominations open February 8

February 9, 2016 at 16:11 pm

Every year, the McMaster Students Union (MSU) recognizes outstanding graduating students in each faculty with the Valedictorian Awards. Each valedictorian gives an address at their respective convocation. The nomination period opens February 8 and closes March 7. All relevant information, including the nomination package, is available via msumcmaster.ca/valedictorian.

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Following re-tabulation of votes, Justin Monaco-Barnes remains president-elect of the McMaster Students Union

February 5, 2016 at 21:20 pm

On Friday, February 5, the Elections Committee met to hear the appeal of MSU presidential candidate Sarah Jama, who was disqualified on election night.  The Elections Committee has reinstated Ms. Jama, though the overall results of the elections remain unchanged and Justin Monaco-Barnes is president-elect of the MSU.

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Breaking - Elections Committee reinstates Sarah Jama, results will be re-tabulated shortly

February 5, 2016 at 20:32 pm

The Elecitons Committee has completed the appeal process, having met with and heard the arguments of MSU Presidential candidate Sarah Jama, in relation to her disqualification from the 2016 Presidential Election. Having reistated Ms. Jama, the Elections Committee has invited scrutiners to witness the retabulation of election results.

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Justin Monaco-Barnes is President-elect of the McMaster Students Union

January 29, 2016 at 03:45 am

With a voter turnout of 44.5%, the 2016 MSU Presidential election is complete.  Justin Monaco-Barnes won the election and is President-elect of the McMaster Students Union. The Constitutional referendum concerning a change to the Vice President election format has failed.

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Student Life Enhancement Fund (SLEF) Shortlist 2016

January 28, 2016 at 16:18 pm

In 2015/2016, the Student Life Enhancement Fund generated more than 60 submissions to enhance student life. A shortlist of enhancement ideas has been prepared and is now available for preferential voting by McMaster students.  Visit http://enhance.mcmaster.ca to view the shortlist and vote.

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