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SUS talks upcoming events and constitutional change for FUSS

The Science Undergraduate Society (SUS) held its bi-weekly General Council meeting on Nov. 1 to discuss upcoming social events, student mental health, and a motion to approve changes to the Freshman Undergraduate Science Society’s (FUSS) electoral by-laws.   Gert's Event Night promotes community bonding and a possible science bar Following a brief question and announcement… Keep Reading

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Closure plans leave SSMU building tenants uncertain

In the aftermath of the announcement of the SSMU building scheduled closure on March 17, 2018, over 50 clubs and services that use the building are struggling with plans to find new offices. Clubs whose relocation plans are finalized include the Peer Support Centre, the Legal Information Clinic, and MSERT. The complete shutdown, planned to continue… Keep Reading

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SSMU Restructuring: How the addition of VP Operations affected SSMU

Near the end of the 2015-2016 term, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Legislative Council amended the SSMU constitution to separate the Vice-President (VP) Finance & Operations portfolio into two new positions starting in 2016-2017: VP Finance and VP Operations, which has been renamed as VP Sustainability & Operations. Currently, the VP Operations Portfolio… Keep Reading

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Saving Gerts: McGill’s drinking prowess can be harnessed for good

McGill’s binge-drinking culture has often, correctly, been cast in a negative light. It’s unhealthy, it hinders discretion, and events like Power Hour aren’t exactly resumé friendly. However, there may be a way to harness McGill’s drinking prowess for good. When it comes to the campus bar, Gerts, students may be able to fund their student… Keep Reading

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B-Week: Revamping Gerts’ image

From Sept. 12 to 16, many McGill students found themselves at Gerts drinking from pitchers of beer and conversing spiritedly over loud music. Though this may sound like any normal week in the familiar student bar, this time the drinks were even cheaper and the music louder. This was B-Week: An event that aimed to… Keep Reading

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From The Viewpoint: CKUT presents Thursdays (A)Live

It’s Thursday night, and Gerts is buzzing with the low, steady hum of chatter and laughter. It’s not packed with bar-goers, but the crowd that has congregated this evening is laid back and relaxed, made up of a dozen or so small groups of friends huddled over beers. As host to the last Thursdays (A)Live… Keep Reading

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Kicking back at McGill’s student bars

The average university student is, more often than not, stressed about schoolwork, on a tight budget, and always in need of ways to relax. It follows that there are a multitude of places to de-stress over drinks at a very low cost. In addition to the good deals, drinking on campus—rather than venturing to Crescent… Keep Reading

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Commentary: Ode to OAP

Most McGill students would agree that Open Air Pub (OAP) is a great place to commence the semester. It has cold drinks, hot food, live music, and provides the perfect venue to catch up with your friends at the beginning of the school year. But these attractions alone don’t make OAP unique. It is OAP’s… Keep Reading

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Off the board: Our Wednesday night affair

McGill students have recently found themselves a steamy new Wednesday night mistress. It would appear that weeknight beer-drinking types have left Gerts, a McGill institution,  in favour of a newer, larger establishment—Ace Bar and Grill. This Winter, Gerts has felt the painful backlash of its once loyal customers leaving its  bar in favor of a… Keep Reading

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