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The sounds of OAP

Over the past two weeks, you’ve probably run into nearly everyone you’ve ever met in Montreal at Open Air Pub (OAP), a beloved campus fixture that seems to define the beginning of each school year. Cheap food, plenty of beer, and live music keeps OAP secure in its status as the place to be every September for McGill students—and the lineup never disappoints. Featured below is a glimpse at some of the bands you’ve been listening to, just in case you feel like updating your playlist. Keep Reading

Overheard at McGill

Countless McGill-themed Facebook pages have emerged over the past year; McGill Compliments, Umentioned McGill, McGill Chirps, and Spotted: McGill Library—there are also individual ‘Spotted’ pages for each McGill residence—all make for excellent procrastination material. With over 4700 friends at last count, Overheard at McGill might just be the most entertaining, but it also might just… Keep Reading

Sugar Babies at McGill

“What’s your price? This is Leroy.” The start to my phone interview with Leroy Velasquez, a press representative for, was startling at best. I am investigating a recent trend of university students using sugar daddy dating websites, like, to help them pay for their schooling. When asked what exactly is, Velasquez simply… Keep Reading

Carrot Cake Recipe

Ingredients: Cake: 4 eggs 1 ¼ cups vegetable oil 2 cups white sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 2 tsp. cinnamon 3 cups grated carrots 1 cup pecans, chopped (optional)   Icing: ½ cup butter, softened 8 oz. cream cheese, softened… Keep Reading

(Sam Reynolds / McGill Tribune)

Local spa provides rest and relaxation for McGillians

Sylvie-Chantale Duquette couldn’t stand much higher than five feet tall, but every inch of those five feet is bursting with energy. Her friendly greeting to every customer entering her spa is something McGill students have come to associate with the intimate atmosphere of SCC Spa Urbain. Despite catering to patrons from all walks of life,… Keep Reading

Owen Nelson, Jazz Performance, U4 (Sacha Pereira da Silva / McGill Tribune)

Student of the Week

Q: So, you’re in the Faculty of Music?  A: I’m doing a major in Jazz performance, and a minor in business. I find that it’s very important to be able to sell yourself in anything you do, and I’ve found at the music school that people don’t have business skills, and it’s difficult to get… Keep Reading

Alexandra Allaire / McGill Tribune

Hollywood hops aboard the Gravy Train

Whether we’re half a semester away from graduation, or just starting to look for our first real apartments, most undergraduates at McGill would rather think about anything other than the scary world beyond university. Never fear, McGillians! The Tribune spoke with some stellar alumni to show that not only does life go on after graduation,… Keep Reading

Jason Choi, Anatomy and Cell Biology, U1 (Alexandra Allaire / McGill Tribune)

Student of the Week

Q: What’s a typical Urban Groove rehearsal like? A: It’s every Sunday, and it starts with a warm-up and stretch, and then a killer ab routine. This semester [we’re doing] something special [in rehearsal] called internal workshops. It’s where one member is selected each week to do a special workshop for everyone else. So we’ll… Keep Reading

Melanie Simon, Biology, U2 (Alexandra Allaire / McGill Tribune)

Student of the Week

Q: What’s your dream job? A: This is the nerdiest answer you’re ever going to get—I really just want to work in a lab and do lab things; like wear a lab coat and look in my microscope. Q: What’s one book you think everyone should read? A: Obviously, the Harry Potter series. My boyfriend… Keep Reading

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