Dear McGill house hunter

This year marks my fourth year at McGill, and my fourth different living situation: One year in residence and three years in three different apartments. As someone who has made many avoidable mistakes when it comes to housing, I feel it is my duty to pass on the wisdom I’ve[Read More…]

The history of eugenics in Quebec and at McGill

McGill University is known for its cutting-edge scientific research. Many may not know, however, that during the early 20th century, McGill was a communication hub between eugenicists in Britain and Canada. Eugenics has its roots in England—the term was first coined by British scholar Francis Galton in 1883. Galton took[Read More…]

The (happy) light at the end of the tunnel

Dark winter days may be illuminated with a new program offered by the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Mental Health Committee and McGill Mental Health Services (MMHS) called “Happy Lights.” The program seeks to treat a mood disorder that many students experience during the winter semester when the days[Read More…]

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