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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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The ongoing abortion debate

McGill Tribune There is something enormously wrong with older men having the power when it comes to state laws regarding abortion. This idea is perfectly clear considering the recent bill passed by the North Dakota House of Representatives. One of the most disgusting aspects of this story is that while abortion was legal at the… Keep Reading

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Lauren Hudak – VP University Affairs

What do you think would be the most important issues facing the VP UA next year? One of them will be tuition for sure, it has been shown that tuition increases seem to be inevitable for this upcoming year, however as VP UA I will definitely take a very hard stand against tuition hikes, but… Keep Reading

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Cathal Rooney-C̩spedes РPresident

What is wrong with the SSMU? What things would you fix? We promote this mentality both internally and externally of “us versus them,” and even at times “good versus evil.” And it’s just so combative and so inconducive to real progress and it gets to the point where people not only get coloured into these… Keep Reading

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A response to the critics

In my last column, I expressed some of my thoughts on the Egyptian revolution. I was initially surprised by the comments and letters which seemed primarily to be personal attacks on me, my religion, and my political beliefs. But as I read through them, I also found many that were respectfully written and constructively critical.… Keep Reading

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Shyam Patel – VP Finance & Operations

What experience do you bring to this position? I feel that being funding coordinator is a privilege, because not only do I have administrative experience in the sense that I know the whole staff, and I know how the system inside the office works. I’ve also gone to many Council meetings, which provides me with… Keep Reading

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Anticipated changes to Frosh unveiled at Orientation Fair

After several months of consultation, review, and discussion, the new plan for McGill Orientation and Frosh week was revealed last Thursday. With a new, more unified vision of what orientation should be and certain scheduling changes, Orientation Week aims to be more cohesive, and will connect the academic orientation, formally known as Discover McGill, with… Keep Reading

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Mere penarchy

It is a dark world out there. A state of war, each against each. You are all alone. It is mere penarchy. Despite all our progress as a species, despite our eminent legal institutions and our many esteemed documents banning torture, protecting free speech, prohibiting the wearing of a fake moustache in church if it… Keep Reading

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Ex-Mandela cabinet minister Naidoo asks big questions

Alice Walker After a warm introduction, Jay Naidoo, clad in a dress shirt and leather jacket, addressed a collection of about 100 students who gathered in the Bronfman Management Building on Thursday evening. “What do you want to talk about? Well … OK, what does the future hold?” At an event organized by the International… Keep Reading

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The Tribune’s referendum endorsements

McGill Tribune Ambassador Fee Increase—YES This proposal would raise the SSMU Ambassador Fee from $1.25 to $2.00. The opt-outable fee provides financial assistance for students looking to attend or host academic conferences, competitions, or other events. Such activities improve the university experience for countless students and also help maintain McGill’s reputation, thereby benefiting even students… Keep Reading

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