Executives and commissioners working at the Post-Graduate Students’ Society of McGill University (PGSS) have reported an intense workload and excessive hours. On several occasions, executives have had to work nearly double the hours required of their positions without overtime pay. Inadequate graduate funding, staff shortages, and limited time-frames for recruiting[Read More…]
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Content Warning: Mention of hate speech and violence Several students launched a petition on Sept. 24 after a tweet allegedly posted by McGill PhD student and course lecturer Soroosh Shahriari garnered immediate backlash. The tweet, which was written in Persian and has since been taken down, translates to “How good[Read More…]
On the first day of her lease at the new Le Mildoré apartment complex, McGill student Setareh Setayesh was dismayed to find most of the building still under construction. The unit she and her roommates had signed for was not ready yet, and they were placed in a temporary unit[Read More…]
As temperatures drop and leaves change into the beautiful red and orange colours of fall, it’s clear that summer has officially come to an end. While this might sadden some, autumn brings about the return of pumpkin spice lattes, apple picking, and taking beautiful pictures of Mont Royal’s yellow and[Read More…]
Contributor Sabrina Nelson recaps the top stories of the week in this week’s McGill Minute.
As the Winter semester comes to a close, the class of 2022 is getting ready to graduate. Some will take a gap year to travel or to work, whilst others may be heading to graduate school. The options are endless—but what’s certain is that graduation marks both the end of[Read More…]
Between March 20 and 26, McGill reported 473 COVID-19 cases on campus, an increase of 330 from the previous week. Along with the rise in cases, many preventative measures are being lifted by both the Quebec government and McGill. After the province disabled the vaccine passport application, McGill announced it[Read More…]
Cloudberry the squirrel has asked The McGill Tribune to publish the following letter on her behalf. Hey McGillians, Cloudberry here. I’ve asked the Tribune to share this message on my behalf as I don’t have social media. The Tribune has shown me all of the fan accounts on social media[Read More…]
Contributor Sabrina Nelson brings you the top news stories in this week’s “McGill Minute”.
After an intense period of midterms and deadlines, reading week always comes as a much-needed break. Some take advantage of the break as an opportunity to catch up on any missed lectures or readings. Though the week off can be a good time to get a headstart on upcoming work,[Read More…]