My first pen pal was my grandma’s dog, Amigo. He wrote me stories on little scraps of birchbark about his life in the backyard: Digging holes, chasing squirrels, and accompanying my grandma on her walks. He asked me about what I was learning in school, what life was like in[Read More…]
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I am, for the most part, a happy person, but I would not be described as cheery by my friends or family. However, if you were to read one of my emails or Slack messages, I am a bubbly ball of joy. Until last week, I forced exclamation marks into[Read More…]
Tales of love, loss, and learning.
“On belay?” “Belay on.” “Climbing?” “Climb on.”
On Feb. 16, third-year hurdler Madeleine Whitestone secured her season-best time of 9.61 seconds in the 60 metre hurdles at the Raven U-Sport Last Chance Invitational, finishing in fifth place. Whitestone had been struggling with a back injury all season so the strong performance was an encouraging sign of her[Read More…]
In a joint statement issued by the Concordia Student Union (CSU) and L’Association étudiante générale de l’Université de Rimouski (AGECAR), the Association for the Voice of Education in Quebec (AVEQ) announced its dissolution on Jan. 26. AVEQ, the primary mandate of which was to represent students across Quebec by uniting[Read More…]
42nd U.S. President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke at the Bell Centre on Nov. 28 as part of their “An Evening with the Clintons” tour, casually discussing topics such as their upbringings, role models, and the future of global politics. They also commented on[Read More…]
Democrats Abroad at McGill (DAM) hosted a midterm election viewing party on Nov. 6 at La P’tite Grenouille, where at least one hundred McGill students gathered to watch the votes come in. With each updated CNN projection, the group refocused on the screen and waited for results. Each Democrat success[Read More…]
Following the June 8 release of her electropop record No Shame, English singer-songwriter Lily Allen brought a spirited energy to Corona Theatre on Oct. 27. A few hundred concert-goers, damp and cold from the first snow of the fall, convened near the stage in anticipation of Allen’s performance. Accompanied by[Read More…]
I found out that I was pregnant on the same night that the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. The euphoria of my hometown’s victory was accompanied by a devastating plus-sign on a pee stick. I was 17-years-old. The morning after, I called Planned Parenthood and set up an appointment[Read More…]