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Cider

greenroadfarm.com Cider-making is an old and noble tradition. You too can follow in the footsteps of Norman artisans and perform the nuanced ritual of turning fresh-picked fruit into alcohol. Or if you’re like me, you can cut a whole bunch of corners. Simpler even than using a kit to make beer, this lazy student recipe… Keep Reading

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Montre-apps

It can be hard to sift through the millions of applications available for your smartphone. There are apps for reading and writing and arithmetics, apps for games and gags, and managing your green. Since it can be overwhelming to sift through them on your own, here are some of the top apps for Montrealers. STM… Keep Reading

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Stuffed mushrooms

Holly Stewart Holly Stewart This weekend we had a guest stay with us, and wanted to impress them with a delicious dinner. We decided to make maple and spice glazed carrots and parsnips, three cheese mashed potatoes, and stuffed mushrooms. The stuffed mushrooms are a particularly good option if you’re feeding a vegetarian, but even… Keep Reading

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Let Bonhomme guide you through Quebec’s Carnaval

Keeley Allen urbanmoms.ca Tire sur la neige. Bonhomme. Chateau Frontenac. If you don’t know what these are, it may be time to head down to Quebec City for the final weekend of Carnaval. If you do, you already understand why you need to go again. For those who have never taken a French class, Carnaval… Keep Reading

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McGill Graduation bucket list

Whether you’re in U0 looking forward to the next three years out of residence, or in U3 trying to do all the things you said you wanted to do when you decided to come to McGill, there should be something on this list for you. After all, this is no rural run-of-the-mill university town, it’s… Keep Reading

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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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