MSC #9: Accusation of Corruption? :O

Week 11, or Hell Week X depending on which school or year of students you’re talking to. You would love to spend your precious time perfecting that assignment or preparing for your finals but MUSA still exists and the MSCs must go on. So here’s the MSC #9 recap after five weeks of pain and…

8th MSC Meeting, In a Flash

Shortest MSC ever in the history of we don’t know when exactly. 20 minutes! Then we are rewarded with decent food from the cafeteria. MSC#8, here we go! The turnout rate was at its lowest this time around, with many council members absent due to the events happening around campus. However, their absence was replaced…

MUSA General Elections or Popularity Contest?

“I heard X’s policies are really good, but I have to vote for Y because she’s my friend!” That transpired from a conversation I had this time last year. Was I surprised? Only initially. “MUSA, it’s just a popularity contest!” is not an uncommon sentiment echoed amongst the student population. It shouldn’t be, but when…

2018 MUSA Annual Elections: The Last of the Debates

Editor’s Note: Polling for the student elections are happening throughout this week! Do refer to your student emails for polling details. Plastic chairs beckoning students to sit, the winds welcoming the dawn of the debates about to happen. On Tuesday, August 28th, the MUSA debates for School Representatives took place at the Concourse Area from…

Student Thoughts on 2018 MUSA Annual Elections

Student election season is now well under way. Throughout Monash campus, MUSA candidates are desperately trying to get students to take a few minutes break from revision to tick a few boxes to vote for the new MUSA representatives. It sounds fairly simple, doesn’t it? But how many of us are really aware of the…

MUSA General Election Debate – Day 3

Editor’s Note: Polling for the student elections are happening throughout this week! Do refer to your student emails for polling details. It was a windy day. The wind blew hard. Papers were blowing everywhere. Even the candidates beautifully combed and gelled hair were a mess. Day 3 featured the policy speeches of Welfare Officers, Activities…

Manifestos for Dummies: MUSA Elections 101

It’s that time of the year again when heated debates and intense hours of campaigning can be visible across our campus. In other words, MUSA 2019 elections are currently underway, filled with the underlying promise of change and the overpowering feeling of hope. As we all know, MUSA elections are highly competitive and involve long…

The Race to the Office (MUSA GE Debate Day 2)

The peaceful morning silence around campus was interrupted by a series of debates and speeches coming from underneath the glass bridge. It was day two of the MUSA Annual Elections debate, therefore presenting a new chance of redemption for students from both contesting parties to step up and speak out (literally) regarding their manifestos, as…

And So It Begins…. (MUSA GE Debate Day 1 )

The Hope Versus The Voice. The first day of the MUSA General Election Debate was held on the 23rd of August, 2018 as Monashians filled up the concourse area; with various food trucks providing an unique backdrop for the debate. The reason for conducting this debate was to have a platform for the candidates to…

MUSA Election Info Week

Week 4 would have seemed like any other dull week if not for the “MUSA ELECTION INFO WEEK” notice posted up on the MUSA booth located in front of the foyer, which successfully captured the eyes of many passers-by. It was finally that time of year whereby respective MUSA members had to fulfill their annual…

Vote of No Confidence? (5th MSC, Summarised)

At the end of Week 11, the post-assignment, fatigue-ridden MUSA members gathered one more time before the semester wrapped. Mr. President started off by giving an update on the current WiFi situation. Students can expect newer access points by the end of May, or early June. Health checks on the Wi-Fi connection are also carried…

Pantry for Students? Yassss! (4th MSC Meeting 2018)

Come Week 8, every second counts for a Monashian. The 4th MSC commenced at its fastest time yet in 2018 – 6.15pm – and had an interesting evening over two hours. The resignation of a MUSA member, Monga’s Instagram affair, and after-hours learning spaces – bring them on. President Thush starts off with a report…

C&S To Be Broke By Monash Cup? (3rd MSC Meeting of 2018)

If you still give two hoots about student affairs and welfare, but can’t be bothered to watch a two-hour livestream of the entire MSC, here’s a (late) recap of what went down on the 23rd of March, our third MSC! President Thush provided a quick update on the potentially-revived alliance between Sunway and Taylor’s. Among…