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Candidates discuss accessibility, mental health, and equity at AUS elections debate

With the voting period for Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) executives now underway, AUS Elections hosted a debate on Feb. 12 for candidates to discuss their platforms and respond to questions. All executive positions except for Vice-President (VP) Academic are uncontested. Meanwhile, there are six candidates up for the position of […]

SSMU hosts its first annual National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

The McGill community observed National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, which runs Feb. 1-7, for the first time with the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) programming. Each day saw a different session related to eating disorders, including a workshop titled “Unboxing Fatphobia,” a discussion panel, and a mental wellness poetry […]

McGill hosts guest lecturer and author to discuss the complexities of freedom of speech on campus

Over the past few years, a number of high-profile universities in North America have experienced brawls, protests, and fires from students objecting certain guest speakers invited to their campuses. Sigal Ben-Porath, author of Free Speech on Campus and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, spoke to the issues surrounding free speech […]

McGill reveals its Master Plan for future campus renovations

With McGill’s infrastructure and buildings aging, both the Downtown and MacDonald Campuses are set to undergo extensive renovations. In pursuit of this, the Campus Planning and Development Office (CPDO) is in the process of developing an overarching guide to infrastructural development at the university for the next 20 years. Yves Beauchamp, […]