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McGill ranked among top schools in reporting on rankings

The McGill administration proudly announced last week that it was recently ranked among the top Canadian universities at constantly announcing its various rankings on a number of surveys. John Lasi, supreme viceroy-in-chief of the McGill Spirit Squad, said he was delighted for the school to be recognized with such an honour. “We consistently announce our… Keep Reading

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Toward accessible education

McGill Tribune When I graduate this June, I’ll be in a far better position to be hired than I was four years ago. Moreover, I’ll have accrued great memories and incredible experiences, and I’ll feel much more ready to be hired than I felt right out of high school. I thank McGill for forcing me… Keep Reading

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Liberals kick off federal campaign with Montreal rally

Holly Stewart The Liberal Party 2011 election campaign began Sunday night with a rally at Montreal’s performing centre TOHU, where diverse attendees voiced their support for party leader Michael Ignatieff and their local MPs as well as their distrust in Harper’s leadership. At the rally, a DJ played tracks in the corner, perhaps an attempt… Keep Reading

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Engineers need English

The Faculty of Engineering will add a new course to its curriculum beginning in the 2012-13 academic year.  This addition will not affect any current students but will be grandfathered in. The change means that all Engineering students, beginning in September 2013, will be required to take an English course in order to graduate. Faculty… Keep Reading

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Consultating consultation

Still months away from assuming their posts, next year’s Students’ Society executive has announced plans to hold multiple consultation forums in the coming semesters in order to better understand how McGill students want to be consulted about consultation. Though the seed of this idea was part of incoming President Adam Russell’s campaign platform, Russell explained… Keep Reading

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Acclaimed exec positions a growing problem

McGill Tribune In this semester’s debate over whether and how to reform the General Assembly, most of those involved repeatedly stressed their commitment to representative democracy for students at McGill. All proposals for reform were offered in the name of that democracy and its continued improvement. The discourse surrounding student governance at the university could… Keep Reading

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U.S.-Canada relations conference draws prominent politicians

Alice Walker Alice Walker Last week, the Omni Hotel on Sherbrooke hosted the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada’s annual conference, this year titled, “Canada and the United States: Conversations and Relations.” The conference brought together high-ranking decision-makers from the U.S. and Canada to engage in conversation with the audience and one another. The… Keep Reading

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National League West

1st—San Francisco Giants: The reigning World Series champs should continue to dominate a pretty weak division. Tim Lincecum had a down year last year, which he is sure to rebound from and the rest of the pitching staff is improving around him. Fitness-heads, rejoice!—formerly fat Pablo Sandoval lost 35 pounds this offseason. Now that the… Keep Reading

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Retired NHL player wins Nobel

 Retired NHL player of the Ottawa Senators, Allan Starford, has just won the Nobel Prize in physics for his advances in quantum theory. The Brobune was  granted an exclusive interview after the award ceremony.   Q: So, Mr. Starford, now that you’ve won this Nobel prize some people are saying that your contributions to the… Keep Reading

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Shipment of scarves delayed

A shipment of scarves and cardigans intended for the McGill philosophy department has been delayed in transit, causing major concern and worry for the members of the program. The philosophy department, which many students in the department call “the only thing worth doing,” is currently searching for the package. However, because the Internet is “too… Keep Reading

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