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A roundtable discussion on the Girls finale

HBO’s Girls aired for the last time on April 16. The series finale, titled “Latching” which garnered a wide array of reactions from film and TV critics, featured main character Hannah Horvath (Lena Dunham) in the early stages of motherhood, assisted by her best friend Marnie Michaels (Allison Williams). In what many have considered to… Keep Reading

Century resigns from MUSA Executive following backlash from SSMU campaign

On March 16, the Music Undergraduate Students’ Association (MUSA) announced that Noah Century resigned from his position as Vice-President (VP) External. Century had previously campaigned for the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) VP External Affairs position, but withdrew his candidacy after a Formal Censure from Elections SSMU. Elections SSMU issued the censure on March… Keep Reading

An Arrangement: Exploring the nuances of sugaring

With tuition prices on the rise, the question of how to finance a university education without sinking into debt is a source of stress for many. As of late, mainstream media outlets have highlighted the prevalence of sugaring–a situation in which one person is compensated for spending time with another on a regular basis–on university… Keep Reading

Fall 2016 Referendum and General Assembly Online Ratification results

The results of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Fall 2016 Referendum and General Assembly (GA) online ratification were released on Nov. 18. All referendum questions passed and nominations were ratified online. Of the approximately 22,600 students eligible to vote, turnout was 18.1 per cent, exceeding the quorum of 15 per cent. Quorum for… Keep Reading

McGill Senior Administrators sit down with student media

On Oct. 4, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University Suzanne Fortier, and Deputy Provost (Student Life & Learning) Ollivier Dyens, met with members of the student media for a question and answer session. Topics covered during the roundtable included sustainability at McGill, the implementation of the policy against sexual violence, and the importance of student… Keep Reading

#ConsentMcGill annual campaign teaches students about consent, sexual violence, and healthy relationships

The #ConsentMcGill campaign kicked off its third year with a week of speaking panels, workshops, and other activities designed to educate members of the McGill community about consent, sexual violence, and how to build healthy relationships. Events were scheduled from Sept. 26 to 30 and covered a variety of topics related to consent on the… Keep Reading

Upgrade Planned for McGill WI-Fi

The McGill Network Infrastructure Group plans to upgrade the campus wireless internet services at the beginning of next year. According to Spiro Mitsialis, manager of the Network Infrastructure, the last major upgrade was completed in 2006, but smaller upgrades to service are consistently made to ensure that it can provide for the volume of users… Keep Reading

BoG votes against divestment following release of CAMSR report

On March 23, Principal Suzanne Fortier sent an email to the McGill student body announcing that the Board of Governors (BoG) had decided not to divest from McGill’s holdings in fossil fuel companies. Divest McGill first submitted a call to divest from fossil fuels to the Committee to Advise on Matters of Social Responsibility (CAMSR)… Keep Reading

The referendum campaign period runs from Nov. 1 to 11, and polling will take place between Nov. 5 and 11. (Alexandra Allaire / McGill Tribune)

Review of Winter 2016 SSMU referendum motions

The Motion Regarding the Bicycle Facility Plebiscite Question This plebiscite question has been proposed in order to address the lack of bicycle parking on campus and aims to create a secure bicycle parking facility. The facility will be located in the basement of the Shatner Building with the partnership of the University. “This secure bicycle… Keep Reading

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