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Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

collider.com Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the theatres, screaming teenagers have come back for the latest supernatural romance thriller. While Catherine Hardwicke’s Red Riding Hood is innovative in that it’s a far cry from the bedtime story you remember from your childhood, the film still falls drastically short of… Keep Reading

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Forget road rage, I’ve got Internet rage

I’m among the vast majority of McGill students that don’t own cars. It’s not something I think about a lot, and when I do, it’s to reflect on just how relaxing it is cruising the sidewalks rather than struggling to decipher unintelligible parking signs (what kind of city has parking signs that are only comprehensible… Keep Reading

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Averting meltdown

The first item listed in a recent story on the Atlantic Wire website, “The Worst Reactions to the Japanese Earthquake,” was an awkward construction from P.J. Crowley, a U.S. State Department spokesman, on his Twitter page: “We have been watching a hopeful tsunami sweep across the Middle East. Now we are seeing a tsunami of… Keep Reading

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Senate should pass generic drug export bill

McGill Tribune This week, the House of Commons passed Bill C-393. The bill seeks to amend the Canadian Access to Medicines Regime (CAMR) to streamline the process by which generic copies of patented drugs can be shipped to people who need them in the developing world. Despite criticism from some academics and politicians, C-393 has… Keep Reading

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Forget finder’s fees

From January to April, almost every conversation you will overhear at McGill will be about finding a place to live in Montreal. Especially when looking for your first apartment, it often feels like you will never find the right place unless you act fast and start early. While the rest of the city is more… Keep Reading

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Between two worlds

Two weeks ago, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and American President Barack Obama announced new plans to streamline and facilitate trade across the borders of their two countries. While this type of movement may be new to businesses, it’s a familiar reality to those who live along the border. Having lived my entire life in… Keep Reading

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Visualization techniques in shaping food habits

McGill psychology professor Baerbel Knaeuper’s research on the role of visualization techniques in shaping food habits has fast become the latest fad in the multi-billion dollar weight loss industry. The basic idea is to have people try to imagine what and how much they are going to eat in detail before meals. In the pursuit… Keep Reading

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Spring break: wooo!!!

Until about 5 a.m. on Saturday, February 19, I’d never seen the ocean. I’d seen pictures of it, of course, and I went to Cancun when I was eight years old, but neither really counts. My apprehension towards tropical places was amplified by the hordes of inexcusable “douchebags” I had heard populate such places. If… Keep Reading

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Cathal Rooney-Céspedes

After much deliberation, the Tribune endorses Cathal Rooney-Céspedes for the position of Students’ Society president. Although we were divided on the decision, the majority of the editorial board ultimately believes he will be most effective in implementing needed changes within SSMU. He is a candidate that understands the limitations of both the role of the… Keep Reading

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Facebook and what it offers

Every morning when I wake up, I reach down for my laptop, which sits beside my bed on the floor, and I check Facebook. I have already checked Facebook immediately before falling asleep—that’s why my laptop is so close. But as each day brings new possibilities, so I hope Facebook will, too. In reality, it… Keep Reading

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