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Mad med reputations

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 1833, the institution moved from… Keep Reading

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IPv4 no more

Last Thursday marked a significant event in the history of the Internet. While many people didn’t notice it, and it wasn’t nearly as publicized as Y2K, something happened that necessitates a major shift in the way the Internet functions: the Internet stopped growing. Internet protocol addresses, or IP addresses, are embedded in the way computers… Keep Reading

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Creamsicle Conecakes

Chelsea Lytle Last week, we discovered something that will forever change the way you think about cupcakes: you can bake them in ice cream cones. While you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t like cupcakes, the edible cone far surpasses the traditional paper cup. You can make these using any cupcake and frosting recipe,… Keep Reading

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Library Reviews: Episode 5 – Howard Ross

mcgill.ca The faculty of Management at McGill is most well known for three things: having the best cafeteria, their new tuition model for graduate students, and not having class on Fridays. You won’t hear too much about their library, though. Situated on the corner of Sherbrooke and McTavish, the Bronfman building houses the faculty of… Keep Reading

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The “Dawson” in Dawson hall

archives.mcgill.ca mccord-museum.qc.ca Sir John William Dawson was one of McGill’s earliest principals, working from 1855 to 1893. His tenure at McGill was marked by major transformations in the school’s appearance. When recalling his first impressions of the campus back in 1855, Dawson said: “Materially, it was represented by two blocks of unfurnished and partly ruinous… Keep Reading

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Asian Chicken Soup

Monique Evans After a long day of skiing on Saturday, I arrived home with a serious craving for the spicy Asian-style soup my mom always makes. I’ve collected a significant number of Asian ingredients over the past year, so I figured I’d look up some recipes for guidelines. This soup is loaded with veggies, noodles,… Keep Reading

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Staying warm when going to class

In order to stay warm in this city during the winter months, the first thing you need to do is realize you will never stay warm in Montreal. Accept that as a fact. Now let’s move on. Second, you need to ask yourself whether you want need to stay warm. Do you ever really want… Keep Reading

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Intel attempts to limit access to pirated flicks

It could soon become more difficult to watch the latest Hollywood flick on your personal computer using illegal technology. The war between media producers and Internet piraters has been waging for years, and is unlikely to end soon. However, recent developments in the hardware world have shown that Hollywood is willing to take the next… Keep Reading

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Crazy couponing

During the approximately 100 hours I spent watching TLC over the holiday break, I learned some important lessons: 19 kids are far too many, petite girls should never carry big purses, and Sarah Palin is a good shot. Some of the most useful information, however, came from a new show called Extreme Couponing, which follows… Keep Reading

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WebCT quotation of the week

Subject: Assignment answers Student 1: I don’t understand what resource utilization is. I’ve searched the slides and I haven’t found anything on it. Are we supposed to Google the answers??? Student 2: All the answers can be found from the textbook. I suppose Google could work too. Student 3: I’m certain he said in class… Keep Reading

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