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McConnell Hall to shift to mixed-gender floors in Fall 2017

McConnell Hall will house students of all genders on every floor starting Fall 2017,  joining the other Upper Residences–Gardner Hall and Molson Hall–in featuring mixed-gender floors and washrooms. The shift means that with the exception of the all-women West Wing of Royal Victoria College, every common washroom in McGill residences will now be gender integrated.… Keep Reading

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[email protected] Artificial Intelligence Lab promotes women’s involvement in the field

Within the first 24 hours of the AI for Social Good Hackathon on the weekend of June 17, Scarlett Muguthi, a 2017 McGill Computer Science graduate, Aanika Rahman, U3 Science, and four other team members had transformed a project idea into a functioning application: A chatbot that translates text to sign language using artificial intelligence… Keep Reading

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Anti-Canada Picnic draws supporters and raises funds for Karhiwanoron Immersion School

In solidarity with Karhiwanoron Immersion Elementary School, the Anti-Canada Picnic brought members of the McGill community together to acknowledge 150 years of what organizers called the “Canadian settler state.” On June 29, Midnight Kitchen (MK), Quebec Public Interest Research Group of McGill (QPIRG McGill) and CKUT-FM 90.3 hosted the fundraiser to collect over $900 for… Keep Reading

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MacDonald Campus shuttle stop moved again

The downtown stop for the McGill shuttle which brings students between the downtown and MacDonald campuses has been moved once again. It will now permanently pick up and drop off on the south side of Sherbrooke Street, just outside the 688 Sherbrooke building, according to an email from McGill Facilities Management and Ancillary Services on… Keep Reading

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Principal Suzanne Fortier re-appointed at Board of Governors meeting

On May 25, the McGill Board of Governors (BoG) met in a closed session to approve the re-appointment of Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier for a second five-year term beginning July 1, 2018. Immediately following Fortier’s reappointment, the BoG held an open meeting, which began with a discussion of several grant requests for genomic research.… Keep Reading

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Start Proud MTL advances professional opportunities for LGBTQ community with networking event

On May 11, Start Proud MTL held the second edition of Gathering of the Next Generation, a LGBTQIA2 networking event at Thomson House. Formerly known as “Out On Bay Street,” Start Proud MTL is a non-profit organization that seeks to support LGBTQIA2 students’ professional development and promote a more LGBTQIA2-inclusive culture in workplaces in Canada.… Keep Reading

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Desmond Cole addresses the logic of white supremacy

On March 27, Toronto activist and journalist Desmond Cole spoke as the Debate Union’s David A. Freedman Speaker for 2017. The title of his talk was, “The Language and Logic of White Supremacy.” There were about 150 people in the audience, and over 2,000 people watching over the Facebook livestream. The subject of the event… Keep Reading

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McGill Students’ Mental Health Working Group publishes open letter

On March 31, the McGill Students’ Mental Health Working Group released an open letter addressed to Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) Ollivier Dyens, expressing concerns about the recent restructuring of McGill Counselling and Mental Health Services (MCMHS). Counselling and Mental Health Services were separate units until they were combined into one service in Fall… Keep Reading

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