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Student of the Week: David McCusty

Originally from Richmond, Virginia, U3 Pharmacology student David McCusty chose McGill to pursue his academic interests in pharmacology with a minor in linguistics. However, academics was not his only concern coming to McGill; McCusty has also worked at pub nights and participated in changing credit policies at McGill.  McCusty is exceptionally passionate about Bar des… Keep Reading

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Student of the Week: Andrea Boza

Andrea Boza, a U2 double Economics and Psychology major, is interested in international development. Boza elaborated on her desire to study human economics and its influence on society. “This type of research in human economics is something I [want] to further study,” Boza said. “I would love to help people by producing environments that lead… Keep Reading

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Student of the Week: Ben Ger

Although U1 Environment student Ben Ger is primarily studying the economic side of sustainability—he is an Environmental Economics major and a Marketing minor—he emphasized that he always keeps the global picture in mind. Ger explained that sustainability can be broken down into three major categories: Economic, social, and environmental.   Ger said that it is… Keep Reading

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Student of the Week: Juan Estalella

To say that Juan Estalella is committed and engaged in McGill’s community is an understatement. Along with being a full-time U1 student in Management, Estalella is on the executive team of four different clubs. He is currently the marketing coordinator for the SLASummit 2015, VP Media for the International Management Association (IMA), VP Sponsorship for… Keep Reading

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Love146 Task Force hosts benefit concert

Human trafficking is a serious problem that often does not take precedence amongst many others. Montréal Love146 Task Force, a group of local activists that works with international anti-human trafficking organization Love146, held its first benefit concert on Wednesday. Titled Sound of Love, the concert was held at La Vitrola and featured local bands Secret… Keep Reading

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Student of the Week: Jana Sauma

Women’s rights have come a long way, but there are still improvements to be made in issues related to gender equality, particularly in the workplace. According to Jana Sauma, a U3 Management student who is about to complete her degree in marketing, she experiences this reality everyday. Sauma is inspired by the delicate balance between… Keep Reading

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The evolution of e-sports

Twelve feet wide, five feet tall, and nine feet deep. The Nimrod computer cast a looming presence at the Festival of Britain in 1951. Nimrod was the first computer designed specifically for playing video games—in this case, the mathematical strategy game Nim. In Nim’s traditional set-up, two players take turns removing matches from three separate… Keep Reading

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Student of the Week: Brittany Davis

There are very few full-time students who are also committed to solving large-scale problems such as human trafficking. Currently finishing her last year as an undergraduate majoring in English literature and minoring in French literature, Brittany Davis hopes to continue on with a career in law. Her goal is to become a human rights lawyer,… Keep Reading

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Art in the digital world

On Nov. 5, as part of McGill Innovation Week 2014, art and technology enthusiasts alike gathered in Tanna Schulich Hall for a panel discussion on art and innovation. The event was organized by Standpoints, a student-run cultural think-tank. The night’s speakers included Stéphane Aquin, curator of contemporary art at the Fine Arts Museum of Montreal;… Keep Reading

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ABCs of Science: Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias affect an estimated 500,000 Canadians. A study by the Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC) found the disease to be the second most feared by Canadians as they age, and with good reason—the disease leads to cognitive function resulting in impaired short-term memory, the inability to perform routine tasks, and as… Keep Reading

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