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What happened when McGill loaned Arthur Porter $500,000?

On Nov. 2, 2012, McGill University filed a lawsuit against Arthur Porter, the former Director General and CEO of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). Porter resigned from his position on Dec. 5, 2011, at which point McGill demanded repayment of a $500,000 loan the university issued to Porter in 2008. Since the lawsuit was… Keep Reading

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The story behind the story

How do you measure a year? Maybe you do it in days, or maybe, like every other student at McGill, in the number of all-nighters left before the first day of summer vacation begins. The Tribune does it in words; 832,000 of them. Each week, the 20 editors of the McGill Tribune come together to… Keep Reading


Valentine’s Day: a celebration over history, in its different iterations

Chocolates, flowers, heart-shaped cards, and cheesy compilation movies with too many famous actors and too few lines—all these things signal the rapid approach of Valentine’s Day. But beyond all of these cliches lies an old, sugar-free legacy. The Catholic Church recognizes at least three saints named Valentine or Valentinus, all of whom were martyred early… Keep Reading

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Keep your body heat up and your heating bills down

In case you hadn’t noticed, it was incredibly cold last week. With temperatures reaching an average of minus 27 degrees Celsius with windchill, this weather seems to mean repayment for the warm beginning to January lulled us into a false sense of security. At temperatures that seem to freeze your nose and the tips of… Keep Reading


Letter from the Editor

Every week, the Tribune’s editorial board meets to express ourselves beyond each section’s typical jurisdiction. Because the membership of our editorial board changes from year to year, these discussions are a dynamic process, by which we define ourselves as a wide, disparate group united by the same curiosity. At the beginning of the semester, we… Keep Reading


First stops at McGill: Where to look for the help you need

McGill is infamously large and impersonal, and students must adjust to a certain level of independence. Some students make it through four years without ever going to see their advisor. Although many students may feel that they can do it all themselves, there are a lot of services available at McGill for when you just… Keep Reading


10 Reasons why autumn is awesome

If you’ve been outside in the past month, you have likely noticed that summer is now over. Though the change of season signals an inevitable descent into the cold, dark winter, the drop in temperature gives students and Montrealers alike a chance to switch up their wardrobes and pastimes. Put away those tired, sweaty short… Keep Reading


Long Weekend Getaways

If you hail from Canada’s West Coast—or if you celebrate Thanksgiving in November for some strange reason—and aren’t going home this long weekend for turkey, take advantage of the extra day off. Go exploring! Burlington: The largest city in Vermont is only two hours away by car or bus. Its relaxed charm is second only… Keep Reading


Why I remember

Today marks the 11th anniversary of the attacks on September 11th, 2001. On that day, I was a fifth grader in downtown Manhattan. I remember that day, and I remember every September 11th after that. Every year, I’m shocked by the strength of my feelings. Every year, I feel the need to say something, though… Keep Reading


Love Letter to OAP

Shall I compare OAP to a summer’s day? That sounds about right. It has everything a summer day should have: beer, burgers, and engineers in lab coats.  Oh OAP, it has been a wonderful four years. We started off on a rocky first step, when as a green 17-year-old, I tried to breech your closely… Keep Reading

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