Holly Stewart There is a frog above the entrance to the James Administration building. Although most students walk by this building every day, it’s an architectural detail that’s easy to miss. If you’ve noticed it, you may be wondering what it has to do with administration or McGill; in reality, […]
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flickr.com This cheesecake is not the spring form New York cheesecake you’re used to. Rather, it’s supple and pudding-like in texture, with a delicious cream cheese flavour. It has a graham cracker crust—a must for cheesecake—and a soft cream cheese filling. A sour cream topping is a perfect garnish for […]
Jake Winn Jake Winn I wake up at 7 a.m. to the sounds of roosters, ducks and goats in the backyard, undoubtedly arguing over who will be the choice for tonight’s meal. My room is freezing. The kitchen is warm because of the stovetop burner that’s constantly left on; I […]
library.mcgill.ca Schulich is best known as the building in which Ernest Rutherford, of Rutherford Physics Building fame, conducted the research which led to his Nobel prize in chemistry. It officially serves as the science and engineering library, holding books on subjects from aeronautics to zoology. One of Schulich’s more popular […]
www.library.mcgill.ca Everyone has a favorite study spot on campus, from the Schulich Stacks to the Trottier Terminals. What makes that spot their favorite varies from person to person. Some people like a comfortable chair to curl up in and read, and others like a place to go when nothing else is open […]
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 […]
Holly Stewart Growing up, my house had a fridge full of condiments. We had everything you could ever need to flavour your food, even when we hadn’t bought food to flavour. Despite the frustration that comes with a fridge that looks full but lacks actual substance, there is an advantage […]
Tucked on a quiet stretch of St. Laurent below Villeneuve Street, Robin des Bois possesses all the characteristics you’d expect from a well-heeled Plateau bistro: candles on the tables, a sophisticated wine list, and canard confit on the menu. The one thing it’s lacking? Profits. Despite this, Robin des Bois […]
Subject: Environment Author: Student How can oceans be oxygen free if water is H20? Were they talking about the atmosphere? I’m so confused! Subject: Physics Author: Student Dear professor, or any other students, I have a question: if I fail this exam, can I still pass?
paulandscruffy.wordpress.org One of the most challenging problems in theoretical computer science has been solved. Kind of. It was solved, moreover, not by researchers at MIT, Cal Tech, or Carnegie Mellon, but by bumblebees. Scientists researching the critters at Queen Mary and Royal Holloway of the University of London noticed that […]