Marie Leaf I almost feel disingenuous about my volunteer experience, as if my whole trip’s purpose was to answer the dreaded question: “So, how was your summer?” I keep my answer brief and superficial: “Great, yours?” A month hardly seems sufficient for what I had set out to do. I […]
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In 2000, two engineering undergraduates finished their studies and asked themselves “What do we do now?” But the most important question to them was, “how can we put ourselves to good use in order to serve society?” Out of these questions, and the burning desire to do something other than […]
AFC North Baltimore Ravens – The Ravens are the team to beat in the AFC North this season. Joe Flacco is only improving with age and is becoming one of the elite young quarterbacks in the league. With Anquan Boldin at wide receiver and the addition of Lee Evans, Flacco […]
mccord-museum.qc.ca In the 1860s and 1870s, the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University was known for an anatomy program that always seemed to have a fresh supply of cadavers for its students to dissect. The Faculty of Medicine came to be when the university incorporated the Montreal Medical Institution. In […]
Dallas Cowboys: The Cowboys’ goal for 2010 is to be the first team to play a Super Bowl game in their own stadium. Tony Romo will be joined by an impressive group of receivers in Miles Austin, Roy Williams, and first-round pick Dez Bryant. Will this team be able to […]
babble.com In 1856, John C. Fremont ran for President as the first candidate of the newly created Republican Party. He lost to James Buchanan, the 15th president of the United States and the only lifelong bachelor to have ever occupied the White House. I relate these facts from memory. Anyone […]
Sophie Silkes Redpath Hall was filled with book lovers searching for rubies in the dust at the 40th annual McGill Book Fair held late last week. Founded by the Women’s Association of McGill in 1971, the Book Fair is now run by an independent group of volunteers, mostly elderly women […]
brittanica.com Allie, now a 10-month-old tabby, was found as a kitten living with a group of squirrels. A Montreal family started feeding her but knew that when they moved, she would be out of luck, so they brought her to Eleven Eleven Animal Rescue where she was socialized and adopted […]
Blake Sifton, a McGill graduate, along with nine other University of British Columbia journalism students, became the first group of students ever to win an Emmy Award last week. The group produced the documentary: Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground as part of an international reporting class at UBC’s Graduate School of […]
Twenty McGill students went hungry for a day at Macdonald campus in an effort to raise money for impoverished countries. The McGill chapter of Engineers Without Borders held 24 hour famine to educate the community on world poverty and to help send two McGill students to work with NGOs overseas.