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Three leaves + glue

Everybody loves Halloween. It’s the only time of the year you can dress up or dress down. Some people opt for a creative costume while others play it safe and go for something more traditional. Whatever you decided to dress as this year, here are some of the best and worst decisions students at McGill… Keep Reading

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Stealing from the cookie jar

Your online accounts are vulnerable. From Amazon to Yahoo!, your personal information on many of your favourite sites, if used on a public network, can easily be stolen. Thanks to a Firefox plug-in called Firesheep, released last week by hacker Eric Butler, this risk is higher than ever. By installing the plug-in and connecting to… Keep Reading

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Comparing the Dell XPS M1730 and HP Mini 210

Holly Stewart I own four computers. Call me a hoarder all you like, but I use all of them on a daily basis. I have two laptops for school and two LAMP servers in my room at home which I use for working on a network application. Having two laptops for daily use may seem… Keep Reading

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Pumpkin Bread

Chelsea Lytle     Since pumpkin season is now well underway, I felt it would be appropriate to make something with my favourite squash. As delicious as “pumpkin bread” is, it’s not a typical bread—it’s a sweet loaf. This bread was inspired in part by my love of pumpkins, but also by my holiday leftovers. What… Keep Reading

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Trivial Pursuit: a McGill student competes on Jeopardy!

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 can re-construct them quickly, so… Keep Reading

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Punta Arenas: a hidden gem at the bottom of the world

Wallis Grout-Brown Wallis Grout-Brown A journey to southern Chile exposes a city full of history and adventures. Punta Arenas is a small, colourful city of about 120,000 people hidden at the southern tip of Chile. Separated from the rest of the country by icebergs, the most direct way to get there is by plane. It… Keep Reading

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Canada Post: a failure

This past week, I had to express mail something to South Africa. On my way to the post office in La Cite, past experience made me think that no matter how much I paid, there was no chance in hell my package would arrive by November. I trudged over to the UPS store on de… Keep Reading

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Eight-inch burgers at Copoli

Alison Bailey There’s a place in Westmount that claims to serve eight-inch burgers. Burgers the size of my hand, a small pizza, or a cabbage. Intrigued, I decided to find out if I was up to this gastronomic challenge. I didn’t eat all day and after going for a run, I was ready for whatever… Keep Reading

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Peach Salsa

I have a soft spot for salsa, especially salsa fresca. Fruit is a lovely addition to the popular sauce, adding colour, sweetness, and complexity to the flavour. It’s one of my favourite summer snacks, but it can be enjoyed year round. Because the Ontario peach season is winding down, now is the time to grab… Keep Reading

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