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Election: Materials Rep Nominations!

A by-election is in order for the position of Materials Representative for the MES! Duties can be found here on page 20, under the heading “Department Representatives.”

All those interested should submit a scanned copy of the Nomination Form to or a paper copy to the CRO mailbox in the BLUE Lounge.

Important Dates:

  • Nomination Form Due: 6:30PM October 24th, 2014
  • All Candidates Meeting: 6:30 October 24th, 2014 (BLUE Lounge)
  • Campaign Period: October 25th, 2014 – November 3rd, 2014
  • Polling Day: November 4th, 2014

Please contact me at if there are any questions!



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Congratulations to our 2014 – 2015 First Year Reps!

Congratulations to the four members of our community who will be representing Level I students for the 2014 – 2015 term! Your electees are:

  • Victoria Wojciechowska
  • Michael Meier
  • Francesco Vito
  • Arya Solhi

Special thanks to all the candidates who participated in this election; with 12 candidates running this has been one of the largest FYR elections in recent history!

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Midterms are Coming!

Its that time of year again, Midterm Season.

We’ve team up with our friends over at Prep101, Canada’s #1 exam prep service for university students, and they are offering a FREE Cram for a Cause Help Session to get you prepped for your MATH1ZA3 Midterm 1 and raise money for a worthy cause. Donations are optional – not required – and 100% of donations go to Engineers Without Borders.
The 4-hour Help Session is taught by an expert instructor and includes a free customized Study Guide with everything you need to know to excel on your MATH1ZA3 Midterm 1 plus a package of past Midterms with full Solutions!

>>> Free Cram for a Cause Help Session for MATH1ZA3 Midterm:

Session/Option 1: info here

Session/Option 2: info here


Questions? Contact Prep101 at or 416-907-4404.

Cheers and GOOD LUCK!

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The ChallENG Begins Here!

Download the Item List here: The ChallENG 


Attention all first years!

What would you say if I told you that you have an opportunity to win over $50 of free stuff!? How about for each member of the winning team, with a maximum of 10 people?

That is over $500 for the winning team and there are even prizes for the third and second place teams!

Free Willy dogs, Free Meals, a celebratory dinner at Boston Pizza with 25% off pizzas, free Engineering Nalgene bottles, Tutoring vouchers, and so much more!

If this has peaked you interest, then I just have one question for you,

Are you up for The ChallENG?

Create a team and sign up early at the link below! The fun begins NOW! 

Remember you can sign up all through out the week.

Follow the us @theChallENG2014


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Eng 101Week!

Come out to all the events during Eng 101 Week and get your “passport” stamped. If you get all 5 stamps you will get $10 Drain Dollars! What’s Eng 101 week you ask? It is a whole week dedicated to helping you as first year students adjust to the wonderful world of McMaster Engineering. Every night at 7pm you have the opportunity to come out and join us at one the awesome sessions we have going on. Check out the descriptions below. 

Time: Drop in from 7pm-9pm
Location: ETB lobby

Drop by ETB to learn more about the different engineering programs we offer here at Mac. There will be department presentations as well as booths so whether your question is big or small there will be someone there to answer it.

Time: 7pm – 9pm
Location: T13 127

Real life tips and tricks to making the most of your 4 to 7 years. Everything from where to catch a snooze between classes to the places you can get cheap wings everyday of the week.

Time: 7pm-9pm
Location: T13 127

Adjusting to life at university can be hard, but we’re here to help. If you want to find out different ways to keep track of everything you have going on, stop by ETB for more information.

Time: Drop in from 5pm-7pm
Location: ETB 124 + 126

Come drop by and experience a non-traditional way of networking. You will get the chance to talk with upper year students and student leaders within the McMaster community. There will be food and drinks too!

101 WEEK 2014 Short

FRIDAY **Pineapple Pub**
It is the First Real Official Social Hangout pub. Its an All-Ages event and tickets are $5 for first year students. We will bus you down and bring you back so stop by The Drain to pick up your ticket today!

Time: Busses leave @ 9pm
Location: JHE Annex

Lounge Map-Here is how to get to the Drain








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