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The folly of school spirit
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Home is where the hoco isn’t

McGill homecoming has come and gone, unappreciated and hardly attended. Many students lament this apparent lack of pride and the absence of support for athletics at McGill, while most are simply apathetic. But, university homecomings are not really about pride in athletics: They’re about partying. When McGill students decry our lack of school spirit, they’re… Keep Reading

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SUS Council recaps Frosh, plans semester events

The General Council of the Science Undergraduate Society (SUS) held its first meeting of the semester on Sept. 6. During the meeting, SUS executives reported on their initiatives for first-year students and announced upcoming events, including an Executive Orientation, Grad Fair, and SUS Charity Month. Representatives from science departmental associations were also present; members of… Keep Reading

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The McGill community must confront the fentanyl crisis—or risk fatal consequences

McGill Frosh week just ended. It’s September’s biggest party, and, for many students, a comprehensive introduction to the school’s drinking and drug culture. Healthy McGill, Floor Fellows, and other student leaders encourage first-years to have fun, but be safe—they acknowledge that some young people do drugs, and emphasize harm reduction over lecturing or guilt-tripping, in line with… Keep Reading

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Clarifying the McGill context at Carnival and future events

What is the “McGill context?” When do student activities count as a McGill event? Are events hosted off-campus still considered a McGill context? What about Frosh, or a house party in Milton-Parc? These are difficult, but nonetheless important, questions because some of McGill’s policies only apply to a McGill context. For example, a student may… Keep Reading

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The social hangover of McGill’s drinking culture

I  was at a café the other week, trying to decide between one croissant or two croissants, when I found myself confronted with an all-too-frequent crisis—I was faced with a familiar face, but no name to put to it. Luckily, she seemed to be in the same dilemma. We locked eyes, and without any immediately… Keep Reading

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In pursuit of a healthy and safe Frosh

During a Sept. 28 press conference, Quebec Minister of Women Lise Thériault addressed concerns of the correlation between Frosh activities and hazing following various incidents at universities and colleges across the province of Quebec. A Montréal Gazette editorial on Frosh, in addition to the Minister’s comments, started a conversation among Frosh coordinators, administration, and students on… Keep Reading

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AUS Council discusses Frosh improvements

That 70s Frosh dominated a large portion of the second meeting of the Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) Legislative Council, with an extensive report on the improvements and changes implemented this year. Council also discussed the McGill Draft Policy Against Sexual Violence and the AUS Student Employment Fund. Frosh Arts Frosh sold out for only the second… Keep Reading

Campus Conversation: How effective is Frosh as an introduction to life at McGill?

Editor's note: The following answers are based on each contributor’s own personal experiences with the particular Frosh each participated in. Our writers took part in Arts, Rad, Outdoor, and Fish Frosh. Each explores the value of Frosh in terms of building relationships, foundations for life at McGill, and discovering the broader Montreal community. Content No Frosh… Keep Reading

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