Student movement establishes a healthy food system

Food sustainability initiatives at McGill were scarce until about six years ago. However, with the launch of the student-founded and student-led McGill Food Systems Project (MFSP) in 2008, a culture of food sustainability has experienced a grassroots emergence, with students critically considering and addressing food sustainability issues. Achieving food sustainability at[Read More…]

‘Tis the season to be jolly

Last Wednesday, the Students’ Society of McGill’s (SSMU) Ballroom hosted the Market Cooperative’s Holiday Bonanza, one of the four such markets hosted throughout the year.

Essential spices to enhance meals

Cooking with spices is an exciting, economical, and healthy way to spruce up basic student dishes. However, meandering down the spice isle can be daunting for even the most advanced cook. Here are some common spices from a variety of global cuisines to help bring flavourful boosts of nutrition to[Read More…]

Healthy options for breaks during midterms

October’s various academic duties can seem pretty blindsiding after the hazy heat and carefree days of September. This season however, students can avoid stress by implementing a few wellness tricks. Below are some suggestions for fun and healthy diversions around McGill to ease minds of midterm woes—and won’t break the[Read More…]

Autumnal snacks

Pumpkin Spice Oats Makes 1 serving Ingredients 1/2 cup rolled oats 2 tbsp chia 2 tbsp raisins 1 tbsp nut butter 1 mashed banana 1/4 cup canned pumpkin pureé 1 cup milk (opt: almond or soy milk) 1 tsp cinnamon Directions: 1. Mix all ingredients together in a sealable container[Read More…]

Five study spots on campus

Midterm season is just around the corner, meaning that the hour is drawing near to ditch tanning on lower field and hit the books. Luckily, McGill has a plethora of study spots, from its 13 library branches to student lounges and cafes. Birks Reading Room Tucked away on the second[Read More…]

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