Accountability and Responsibility Aren’t Just Cliché Terms

Every year, the students of McGill University get the opportunity to vote for the Executive Council that will govern the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU). Candidates in these elections have different ideologies and visions for our university and, while we may disagree with candidates on a variety of issues…

14 Mar 12:39 PM 33 Read More...

The Canadian Senate: Relaxation Without Representation

Patrick Brazeau is in the news once again, but this time it isn’t because he lost a charity boxing match. Brazeau, a Canadian senator, has gotten himself into the limelight by recently getting arrested on charges of assault and sexual assault. However, while Brazeau got expelled from the Conservative…

11 Mar 5:24 AM 0 Read More...

Repeal the Second Amendment

Once upon a time, there were thirteen British Colonies in North America that needed guns. Rather than shooting innocent children in Newtown, Connecticut, they needed guns for self-defense; they needed guns to protect their liberties from an imperial and tyrannical government that taxed them without representing them. In response…

16 Dec 12:33 PM 4 Read More...

Adultery in Politics

Attitudes have changed since the Presidency of John F. Kennedy. Nowadays, if an elected official finds him or herself in the middle of a sex scandal they are automatically expected to resign. If they don’t, they can see themselves going through an impeachment trial. A majority of people don…

07 Dec 3:18 PM 1 Read More...

Time For a Discussion

On Thursday, October 25, 2012, SSMU hosted its annual Halloween event, 4Floors.  At first, I heard nothing but positive reviews about the event. However, a picture taken by The Bull & Bear at this event created a great deal of controversy.  It was a picture of a Caucasian male who…

02 Nov 6:43 PM 0 Read More...