McGill University’s only French-language newspaper, crimeThreatened with extinction, the publication will continue after winning more than 65% of the vote in a referendum earlier this week.
No fewer than 67.7% of the undergraduate student body voted to maintain a French-language newspaper. “We are honored to continue to serve the interests of the student population,” the Daily Publications Society, the student organization that publishes the newspaper, announced Friday.
Over the past few days, the student body has had to make a decision to continue funding the newspaper, which will be published in paper format and online.
“The [seul] McGill’s French student newspaper, crime, will have to close its doors after 45 years of existence. Whether you’re at McGill or not, you can help us by voting or spreading the news,” Rafael Miro, a journalism student and contributor to the Weekly, wrote on Twitter Monday.
The result of the referendum allows this crime To manage funds. Each semester, students donate $6 to the Daily Publications Society, which puts together the student newspaper. McGill Daily And crime.