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Bai Chao Chen: Why the GA on Friday is the critical turning point for the MSU

Written by Bai Chao Chen Edited by Anson Yeh General contextOn April 8th, 2021, Feiyang Xin started a petition against in-person final exams and posted it on the Marianopolis Student Union’s Facebook group. The petition garnered the required 200 signatures for a General Assembly by the MSU Congress. Students will be called to vote on …

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Big Chungus Is Now Looney Tunes Canon

Elmer, Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny and more! Was Looney Tunes a staple of your childhood? On March 31st, the Looney Tunes World of Mayhem Youtube channel officially announced the release of their new character, Big Chungus, making the meme character part of the canon of the Looney Tunes universe. Here is the announcement video. What …

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Emma Rodriguez: Canada’s Healthcare system is racist

Written by Emma RodriguezEdited by Bhromor Rahman In September 2020, Joyce Echaquan, mother of 7 from the Atikamekw Nation in southwestern Quebec, went to a Joliette hospital to be treated for stomach pains. Instead of receiving proper care, hospital staff berated her; calling her stupid, saying she was good only for sex, and would be …

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Fiona Tan: Why can’t Asians make it in Hollywood?

Written by Fiona TanEdited by Bhromor Rahman For its 78th award ceremony, the Golden Globes has decided to exclude Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari, one of 2020’s most acclaimed films, from the Best Picture race. They instead placed the movie in the Foreign Language Film category despite it being produced and first released in the United-States. …

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When I Wake Up From This Dream

By Emma Westenberg Afterthoughts, post-pandemic: Connecting with others playing sports (soccer…) Indeed, connections are easily built without any conversation needed. Passing the ball around the field and scoring together links people together like magic. Teammates bond quickly. After the game, speaking to strangers is very interesting. During the match, I form an image of their …

Congress Weekly

ON-CAMPUS EXAMS, TUITION EXPLAINED AND THE ZOOM BOMBING INCIDENT: Congress Weekly – February 26th 2021

Written by Si Wen ShenEdited by Ze Yuan Fu As Director-General Christian Corno was expected at last week’s meeting, Congress took this unique opportunity to exchange important questions on a wide range of topics, from College updates to student questions and concerns. Winter & Fall 2021Mr. Corno would like to assure us, regardless of the …

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RETURN TO CAMPUS, MORE DISCOUNTS AND WHAT IS NIMBUS? Congress Weekly – February 12th 2021

Written by Catherine PépinEdited by Emma Westenberg After a weekend dedicated to “Happy Valentine’s Day” or “Happy Single Day”, a lot of things are preoccupying students as midterms approach in three weeks. With two weeks left before March Break, Congress had some interesting discussions such as: how did the MSU hoodies sell? What events are …

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WILL LEAGUE OF LEGENDS AND VALENTINE’S DAY SAVE MENTAL HEALTH? Congress Weekly – February 5th 2021

Written by Tahira AkbarEdited by Bhromor Rahman UpdatesThe Director General has been in contact with Congress and will be attending a Congress meeting soon, probably on the 26th of February. Congress reminds MSU that their office hours have been posted on the Marianopolis Student Union Facebook group under the announcements section.  Intercollegiate League of Legends …