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Machu Picchu: a lost city in the heart of Peru

Wallis Grout-Brown Wallis Grout-Brown The creaking wooden ladder felt like it was going to break any second, but nothing was going to stop me from reaching the top. After a nerve-racking, steep hike with 3,000-metre drops right next to me, I was finally close. Even through the rain and the fog, the scene from the… Keep Reading

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The Rod of Asclepius

Holly Stewart Eccentric architect Percy Nobbs, who taught at McGill in the early 20th century, designed the Pathology Institute on the corner of Pine Avenue and University street. At the age of 28 he arrived at McGill with an ambitious plan to redesign the university’s buildings. He was equally well known for his 1908 Olympic… Keep Reading

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Sewing your ripped clothes without mom’s help

Sometime during the course of your undergrad, you’re bound to rip a seam (hopefully not because of the freshman 15) or lose a button on a piece of clothing. You might think your only options are to pay a tailor $20 to fix it, wait until reading week for your mom to do it, or… Keep Reading

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Wyoming’s paradise

trouttrekmaps.com old-scotch.ch I’ve always been a city girl. Growing up in downtown Chicago, I only applied to universities in large cities, and once declared Carmel, California—a small ocean town of retired actors and millionaires with a slew of art galleries—the most boring place on earth. This is why it’s so surprising that my favourite place… Keep Reading

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Scoring your reference letter

If you’re a U3 student thinking of applying to grad school or an internship, you know what time of year it is: reference letter season. While different schools and programs all place varying emphasis on this component of an application, it’s still important to put some thought and effort into your letters. Here are some… Keep Reading

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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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Hot Chocolate

Holly Stewart Holly Stewart I was walking through the Milton-Park intersection on Halloween when it started to snow. I didn’t care that it was still October and that most people were roaming the streets in slutty costumes; I was in the mood for hot chocolate and Christmas carols. With Second Cup, Presse Café, and El… Keep Reading

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Skype vs. Google Voice

Whether you’re chatting with your parents, friends, or boyfriend, long-distance relationships have been made easier with chat programs that allow voice and video communication. Skype seems to have taken the lead in the industry, but there are other chatting and video streaming programs that are just as good, if not better. One program that is… Keep Reading

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Why you shouldn’t take your iPod to the gym

Miranda Whist Miranda Whist A stranger turned around and looked at me, wide-eyed and a little bit accusingly. “Where’s my stuff?” she half-asked, half-whined. We were in the gym locker room, and she’d opened her locker to find it empty. A series of locker robberies sweeping the McGill gym locker room have left gym-goers feeling… Keep Reading

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