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Indigenous Leadership Academy proposal for the RVH site has been submitted.  ( Jack Neal / McGill Tribune)

Proposing the future of the Royal Victoria Hospital site

This past week, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) passed a motion supporting the use of the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) site for the establishment of an Indigenous Leadership Academy. Of McGill’s undergraduate population of approximately 23,000 students, 170 identify as indigenous, with even fewer indigenous faculty and staff members. A 2014 study conducted

Indigenous Leadership Academy proposal for the RVH site has been submitted.  ( Jack Neal / McGill Tribune)

Proposing the future of the Royal Victoria Hospital site

This past week, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) passed a motion supporting the use of the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) site for the establishment of an Indigenous Leadership Academy. Of McGill’s undergraduate population of approximately 23,000 students, 170 identify as indigenous, with even fewer indigenous faculty and staff members. A 2014 study conducted

MACES' red door symbolizes visibility on campus. (Natalie Vineberg / McGill Tribune)

The red door flags MACES’ progress, but also underlying issues

The executive board of McGill’s Association of Continuing Education Studies (MACES) recently saw the resignation of two board members, including their vice-president (VP) finance Ghassan Berro and senator Nely Gaulea. These resignations have left a total of three vacant seats on their board. In 2012, an article published by the McGill Daily entitled “The Phantom

(Emma Hameau / McGill Tribune)

PGSS explains Special Projects budget deficit

McGill’s graduate students will soon have an official policy outlining affiliation and disaffiliation procedures from student federations, as the result of a motion passed at the most recent Post Graduate Students’ Society (PGSS) Council meeting this past Wednesday. Council also discussed the cause of current budgetary imbalances. Academic initiatives Provost and Vice-Principal (VP) Academic,  Christopher

Zineb Mouhtam has been hired as the new director of the SSMU Daycare. ( Jack Neal / McGill Tribune)

A new direction for daycare at SSMU

Following several months of searching, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) has hired a new Daycare director. Zineb Mouhtam has been selected to fill the position, which has been vacant since May 2015, following the resignation of the previous director, Aline Karagioules. The responsibilities of Daycare director have been allocated to SSMU executives, namely

Opinion

(Cordelia Cho / McGill Tribune)

Lighting up the path to a smoke-free campus

Between the congregation of smokers found in front of Leacock and the countless cigarette butts littered near Roddick Gates, it is not difficult to spot nicotine use at McGill. In a way, smoking is accepted as a regular part of campus life. The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), however, recently released a motion concerning

Features

(Hayley Lim / McGill Tribune)

The streets of Milton-Parc

The Milton-Parc neighbourhood, colloquially known as the McGill ghetto, is home to many McGill students. It’s an area with a rich history: In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, it was the east end of the Golden Square Mile, an upscale residential community that was primarily home to Montreal’s anglophone elite. By the end

Sports

Exercise for Mood

Exercise for Mood works out for mental health

It’s no secret that exercise releases endorphins and that endorphins make us happy—this has been known to be true since 1974, when hormones were scientifically discovered. Exercise for Mood, however—a program in its fifth semester at McGill—is built on an often disregarded concept: The human element of exercise. Created by two McGill faculty members, Nurse

Science & Technology

Vert Montreal drew together a variety of people all with a passion for sustainability. (Natalie Vineberg / McGill Tribune)

Vert Montreal: Creating a greener future for Montreal

On Jan. 29, 120 developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and experts gathered in downtown Montreal to look for sustainable solutions to address Montreal’s energy problems. The event, Start-Up Weekend: Sustainable Cities, was part of a creative marathon set up by the city of Montreal to tackle the city’s fossil fuel dependency. Sparked by citizen efforts to raise

Student Living

McGill Redpath Museum

McGill in hindsight: Thoughts from soon-to-be graduates

While it is important to remember that hindsight is 20/20 and people who don’t dwell on the past are happier overall, fourth-year students’ reflections of their undergraduate experiences highlight some valuable information for current students. Overwhelmingly, students in their last semester stressed the importance of taking advantage of the resources available at McGill. They highlighted

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