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When normal experiences become pathological

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)—the primary reference tool for psychologists and psychiatrists—is undergoing a makeover. The DSM-5, set to be released in May 2013, may include a newer, more exclusive definition of autism, and the inclusion of the soon-to-be-defined absexuality and relational disorders. However, one of the more troubling of the… Keep Reading

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UN Women Canada president calls for gender equality

Simon Poitrimolt / McGill Tribune Roughly 100 students gathered last Friday, Jan. 27, in Shatner’s Lev Bukhman room to listen to speeches by Almas Jiwani, president of the UN Women Canada National Committee, and humanitarian activist Sophie Gregoire Trudeau. Hosted by the newly created McGill chapter of UN Women Canada, both Jiwani and Trudeau addressed… Keep Reading

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The pros and cons of winter in Quebec

Montreal is finally exhibiting signs of winter. On Thursday morning, just as the sun was starting to rise, I saw a glimmer of white on my window pane and jumped out of bed, only to whack my head on a bookshelf. Once I’d confirmed the presence of freshly fallen snow (and more than flurries) I… Keep Reading

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A user-friendly guide to surviving IKEA-mania

ibelieveinandy.com Last weekend, I went to hell for the first time in two years. In need of some lamps to combat the complete lack of sunlight during a Montreal winter, I decided to make the haul out to IKEA. Why buy a lamp from The Bay when you can assemble one yourself? As expected, my… Keep Reading

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Third Man in

  The world’s best marathoners will toe the line in the next month for two of the world’s most elite marathons: the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Oct. 9, and the ING New York Marathon on Nov. 6. Spectators can expect stacked fields, but no women’s world or national records will be broken in… Keep Reading

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How to humiliate yourself in forty minutes or less

hahastop.com Last Friday, at approximately 9 p.m., I endured the most humiliating forty minutes of my life: I played intramural soccer. As it turns out, I have all of the coordination of a drunk gorilla, and all of the soccer competitiveness of an MLS team. Co-Rec-C is too advanced for me. When a fellow editor… Keep Reading

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An accidental editor

I was really lame when I was a first year. In fact, I’m still a square compared to the Froshies who were outside my building late last night. I had a difficult time finding extracurriculars when I arrived three years ago. Bar hopping in first year on St.  Laurent was fun, but I wanted to… Keep Reading

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Roads not safe for running

The triathlon and distance running community recently lost one of its brightest stars when Sally Meyerhoff, a 27-year-old triathlete, world class marathoner and Olympic hopeful failed to yield at an intersection while biking. She was hit by a pick-up truck and died on impact. Police reports showed no signs of impairment on the part of… Keep Reading

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