This past week the Tribune visited North by Northeast (NXNE) in Toronto, the Canadian equivalent to Austin, Texas’ famed South by Southwest (SxSW) Festival, which showcases promising up-and-coming music in locations throughout the city. After taking in five days of indie promos and roof-shaking concerts, we’ve narrowed our experience down[Read More…]
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Ta-Nehisi Coates, senior editor at The Atlantic, spoke at McGill on March 6 about the state of race relations in the United States. The talk was organized by groups including the McGill Debating Union (MDU), McGill Black Students’ Network (BSN), Women of Colour Collective at McGill Law School, and Media @[Read More…]
Victor Alinka is sitting alone at the table, focused on his meal. Apprehensively, I approach him and ask if I can join. He flashes a hesitant smile, and I take that as my cue to sit across from him as he continues to eat. The room is bustling with activity,[Read More…]
The new smoke-free policy at the McLennan-Redpath Terrace has received positive reception since its implementation last May.
I am not one of the several thousand students who voted for Tariq Khan. However, since the student body has been informed of Elections SSMU’s invalidation of Khan’s victory on Apr. 1, I have questioned the underlying policy. Many students, including myself, have expressed surprise that Elections SSMU even had[Read More…]
*Spoiler Alert* When I first heard of True Detective, I was unsure of what to expect from the show based on its title alone, which hints at yet another generic crime TV show. However, True Detective not only exceeds all expectations, but also entertainingly reinterprets the buddy-cop genre in an[Read More…]
I have never met my grandparents. This isn’t because of family division or irreconcilable differences, but due to an act of terrorism. On Nov. 29, 1987, Korean Airlines flight 858—en route to Seoul from Baghdad—exploded over the Andaman Sea. Two North Korean agents, acting on personal orders from Kim Jong-Il,[Read More…]
New Democratic Party (NDP) Leader Thomas Mulcair tackled issues facing the younger generation and the country during an event hosted by NDP McGill on Feb. 14. Mulcair, who received his law degree from McGill in 1977, expressed enthusiasm for returning to his alma mater. “I’m thrilled to be back here[Read More…]