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METIOR is looking for a new editor

Become the 2016 METIOR Editor! We need a current Murdoch student who is passionate about journalism to become our 2016 METIOR editor and lead the student publication into a new era. Last year METIOR moved from print to an online-first platform and it needs a leader to rebuild the presence the mag in the student… Continue reading METIOR is looking for a new editor

Campus, News

Major changes made at final Guild Council meeting

Madura McCormack The final Guild meeting for the year has yielded some major changes for Murdoch students, with the axing of some Guild positions, changes to the Clubs Room and tough financial decisions. The outgoing guard, helmed by Raeesah Khan, have removed a number of Guild Council positions, including the Rural Regional and Interstate representative… Continue reading Major changes made at final Guild Council meeting

Campus, News

Guild Election 2015: The Numbers

The votes have been counted and the winners have been announced, but before Murdoch University's 40th Guild take office, here is the breakdown of this years numbers. This year a total of 4113 votes were cast, marking a staggering 471 percent (yes, that's right) increase from 2014, when only 720 votes were cast.  Judging from… Continue reading Guild Election 2015: The Numbers

Campus, News

Cowabunga! TMNT takes majority of Guild Council

By Madura McCormack The Murdoch Now Team, headed by Guy McDonald, has emerged as the overall winners of the 2015 Murdoch student elections. This year marks the largest voter turnout since 2011, with 4113 votes across 15 ballots. The new Guild Executive, which will take office from 1 December, will be headed by Guy McDonald… Continue reading Cowabunga! TMNT takes majority of Guild Council

Campus, News

No quendas running for 2016 Guild Council

By Madura McCormack Murdoch student election nominations are in, with two official tickets and what is slated to be a three-way fight for Guild President. After running mostly unopposed in the last election, the ‘Action’ ticket is back for another political season, this time with outgoing Sustainability officer Troy Treeby at the helm. ‘Action’ faces… Continue reading No quendas running for 2016 Guild Council

Campus, Commentary, News

Guildsplainer: The un-official guide to who does what in Murdoch Student Politics.

There's less than a week to go until nominations close and #MUpol kicks into high gear. Which means campaigning and sledging and all that fun politics stuff. Onions anyone? Unlike our brethren in UWA, Curtin and everyone else who actually rank in some chart somewhere, Murdoch tends to not give a shit. Last year, 73… Continue reading Guildsplainer: The un-official guide to who does what in Murdoch Student Politics.

Writing

Ascending the Mountain

by Maddison Coonan The first time I attempted to ascend the mountain it was a trying experience. It may not have ended in an avalanche, but it certainly began with the checking, double-checking and triple-checking of the supplies and safety harness. I suppose I can be slightly overcautious, but when you engage in an activity… Continue reading Ascending the Mountain

Campus, News

Elections postponed due to Student Announcements glitch

by Madura McCormack UPDATE: Election season will resume on Wednesday September 9, with nominations lasting for 2 weeks until September 23. __________________________________________________________ Murdoch student elections have been postponed due to a glitch within the Student Announcement Systems. The Returning Officer is expected to release a statement tomorrow, September 8, detailing when nominations will open again.… Continue reading Elections postponed due to Student Announcements glitch