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Deep Cuts: Songs to cure your insomnia

Whiskey, Whiskey, Whiskey Artist: John Mayer Album: Born and Raised Released: May 22, 2012 This peaceful track off of John Mayer’s fifth studio album stands out as a thoughtful lament, ornamented with simple harmonica and sparing guitar. Mayer’s soulful vocals create a comfortingly repetitive effect, evoking feelings of both melancholy and contentment in the listener.… Keep Reading

Considering your impact

With reading week fast approaching and midterms in full swing, many students are—for better or worse—turning their minds away from their studies and towards their travel plans instead. Some students take spring or summer break as an opportunity to participate in a different kind of trip by volunteering abroad. International volunteerism—in some cases known as… Keep Reading

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Research brief

Traffic Lights Arguably the very worst part of commuting is hitting one red light after the other, and it’s all the more frustrating when you’re hitting these reds while driving on an otherwise empty street. A University of Toronto Postdoctorate Fellow, Samah El-Tantawy, recently installed a new system in Toronto traffic lights as part of… Keep Reading

A night out for the kids

I really had no idea what I was in store for as I took my place in the audience of the 13th annual Commerce & Administration Students Charity Organization (CASCO) charity fashion and dance show last Friday night at Telus Theatre. A quick glance at the McGill student-driven charity’s program informed me I could expect… Keep Reading

The Strumbellas – We Still Move on Dance Floors

Canadian indie rockers The Strumbellas have been described as alt-country and ‘popgrass,’ among other ambiguous labels, but I can’t say I have a better phrase for what they do. Their sophomore album, We Still Move on Dance Floors vacillates between the quiet and unobtrusive, as well as a forced pep that unfortunately doesn’t quite translate… Keep Reading

Redmen remain undefeated in RSEQ

This past Saturday, the McGill Redmen attempted to extend their winning streak to three games in their home opener at Percival Molson stadium. Having edged-out both Sherbrooke and Université de Montréal by uncharacteristically narrow margins, the team claimed a more decisive victory against the Concordia Stingers, winning the match 35-28. Keep Reading

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Lady Antebellum: Own the Night

Grammy Award-winning group Lady Antebellum is back with their third studio album, Own the Night. The band has taken the country music industry by storm since their formation in 2006, and their sophomore album Need You Now proved they were more than capable of successfully crossing over into pop music. The tone of the album… Keep Reading

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