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Arts OASIS advising consultation sessions marked by low attendance

Last week, the Arts Office of Advising and Student Information Services (Arts OASIS) held a series of consultation sessions regarding upcoming changes to advising in the Faculty of Arts. Sessions were held for students in separate years, as well as specific student groups, such as international students. However, consultation sessions failed to achieve a high student… Keep Reading

Council sits for last time in 2012. (Simon Poitrimolt / McGill Tribune)

Council opposes McGill weapons research

Last Thursday, the Students’ Society of McGill University’s (SSMU) Legislative Council voted against a motion condemning Plan Nord and McGill’s investments in the project, but passed a motion opposing military research funded by McGill. Vice-President External Robin-Reid Fraser also presented her report on the SSMU-run education summits last week. The motion against Plan Nord “as… Keep Reading

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New student advocacy committee underway

Two weeks ago, the Students’ Society of McGill University’s (SSMU) Legislative Council approved a trial run of the Student Advocacy Resource Committee (SARC). The new committee aims to guide students through McGill’s  bureaucracy and to help make students’ voices heard within the administration and SSMU, according to David Benrimoh, who presented his vision of SARC… Keep Reading

Member of Parliament Marc Garneau spoke to students at McGill. (Michael Paolucci / McGill Tribune)

Liberal McGill invites Marc Garneau to speak to students

Last Friday, Liberal McGill hosted the Honourable Marc Garneau for a talk entitled “30 years after the Patriation: where are we now?” in the Lev Buhkman room of the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU) Building. Garneau is the current Member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Westmount-Ville Marie in Montreal. Garneau came to… Keep Reading

Stephen Clarkson delivered a lecture about the issues North America is currently facing. (Karla Stasiak / McGill Tribune)

Lecture explores relations between Canada, U.S., and Mexico

Last Thursday, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada hosted renowned political economist Stephen Clarkson in a guest lecture titled “Why has North America Failed?” Clarkson, who has spoken at McGill in the past, answered the question by analyzing the United States and its economic relationship with Canada and Mexico, as well as the… Keep Reading

Lola Rosa Xpress and Bamboo Bowl now open to students. (Alexandra Allaire / McGill Tribune)

Renovated Gerts and SSMU cafeteria feature new options

Following a summer of renovations, the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU) Building now features a new selection of restaurants in its second-floor cafeteria as well as a refurbished Gerts bar. While SSMU executives have been planning changes to Gerts for three years, the new restaurants in the food court were only selected within the… Keep Reading

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Dean Manfredi hosts final meeting of Open Forum

On Wednesday, April 4, the McGill administration hosted the last of four public meetings of dean of arts ChristopherManfredi’s Open Forum on Freedom of Expression and Peaceful Assembly. The meeting focused on the administration’s actions in response to the events of Nov. 10. It was held in the BelliniAtrium of the Life Sciences Complex, where students, faculty,… Keep Reading

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Dean Manfredi hosts final meeting of Open Forum

On Wednesday, April 4, the McGill administration hosted the last of four public meetings of dean of arts Christopher Manfredi’s Open Forum on Freedom of Expression and Peaceful Assembly. The meeting focused on the administration’s actions in response to the events of Nov. 10. It was held in the Bellini Atrium of the Life Sciences… Keep Reading

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Film screening raises awareness of Inuit culture

Last Wednesday, March 14, McGill’s Aboriginal Law Students’ Association screened Qimmit: A Clash of Two Truths as part of Inuit Awareness Week, an initiative of the Aboriginal Sustainability Project. The screening was followed by a question and answer period with Ole Gjerstad, co-director of the film, and Imaapik “Jacob” Partridge, an Inuit Elder who has… Keep Reading

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