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 […]
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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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]