Despite Red Zone restrictions in Montreal, McGill’s Queer History Month is still in full swing. Created in 2018 by the Associate Provost’s Equity and Academics office, this year will mark its third edition, centred around the theme of “Love stories of solidarity and resilience.” For the first time, all of[Read More…]
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On Jan. 23, the Institute for Liberal Studies and the McGill Political Science Students Association hosted “Drug Addicts Are Human Beings,” a talk to examine the negative impacts of the war on drugs and the ways in which drug addicts are dehumanized. The talk featured keynote speaker Trevor Burrus, a[Read More…]
TEDxMcGill’s annual conference was held on Nov. 16 and featured nine presentations from students, innovators, and business leaders notable for their actions that tested the limits of possibility. Emma Lim Emma Lim is a climate change activist and U0 Science student at McGill. As an organizer of Climate Strike Canada,[Read More…]
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) recently announced a collaboration with the Canadian Standards Association to develop a standard for the psychological health and safety of post-secondary students. According to the Commission’s website, post-secondary educational institutions are free to adopt and modify the policy, known as the Post-Secondary Students[Read More…]
Mat Kuntz is an American Sign Language (ASL) teacher who works with several organizations including Seeing Voices, which seek to make communities more deaf-aware and deaf-accessible. On Oct. 15, he presented the basics of queer ASL to attendees at Wilson Hall. After a short introduction by Meryem Benslimane, equity education[Read More…]
Over 600 people gathered in the 6th floor auditorium at the McIntyre Medical Building on Oct. 4 to attend “Complaint as a Queer Method: Dismantling Institutions” featuring Sara Ahmed as a keynote speaker. Ahmed is a world renowned feminist scholar who has authored books in feminist, racial, and queer studies.[Read More…]
Each semester, McGill’s Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) recruits approximately 300 students to take notes for McGill courses and share them on MyCourses as a service to 600 other students with disabilities that hinder their ability to take notes for themselves. In Winter 2019, peer note-takers were paid $50[Read More…]