Ben Ger wins SSMU presidency amid low voter turnout

Following the second-lowest voter turnout since 2005, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) elected Ben Ger as SSMU President with 65.4 per cent of the vote over his opponent, Jordan Sinder. 17.5 per cent of the undergraduate student body participated in the Winter Referendum and SSMU elections. Ger’s colleagues[Read More…]

Co-Curricular Record offers students recognition for school-sponsored activities

Piloted in 2013 by the MyInvolvement division of Student Services, the Co-Curricular Record (CCR) serves as an online tool to help students record their participation in university-sponsored clubs and organizations. MyInvolvement is an online portal that allows McGill students to discover and catalog participation in learning opportunities that take place[Read More…]

Smoke-Free campus town hall sparks controversy

The McGill Senate Smoking on Campus Working Group held a town hall meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 9 to discuss establishing a smoke-free campus. The meeting, led by Medicine Senator David Benrimoh, included a brief presentation of proposed smoking shelters as a solution to reducing secondhand smoke on campus, followed by[Read More…]

Campaigning for SSMU special referendum sees controversy

Campaigning for the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Winter term Special Referendum is now in full swing, with the polling period fast approaching. This semester, SSMU Council has put forward two questions for consideration: One concerns a $5.50 increase in the mandatory SSMU base fee while the other proposes[Read More…]

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