When normal experiences become pathological

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)—the primary reference tool for psychologists and psychiatrists—is undergoing a makeover. The DSM-5, set to be released in May 2013, may include a newer, more exclusive definition of autism, and the inclusion of the soon-to-be-defined absexuality and relational disorders. However, one of[Read More…]

UN Women Canada president calls for gender equality

Simon Poitrimolt / McGill Tribune Roughly 100 students gathered last Friday, Jan. 27, in Shatner’s Lev Bukhman room to listen to speeches by Almas Jiwani, president of the UN Women Canada National Committee, and humanitarian activist Sophie Gregoire Trudeau. Hosted by the newly created McGill chapter of UN Women Canada,[Read More…]

The pros and cons of winter in Quebec

Montreal is finally exhibiting signs of winter. On Thursday morning, just as the sun was starting to rise, I saw a glimmer of white on my window pane and jumped out of bed, only to whack my head on a bookshelf. Once I’d confirmed the presence of freshly fallen snow[Read More…]

McGill’s Goodman Centre dances for cancer research

Earlier this year, researchers at McGill’s Goodman Cancer Research Centre were looking for funding. Getting creative, they combined a serious message with hip-hop music, dancing, and lip-syncing tenured faculty in a YouTube video titled “McGill Dances for Cancer

Third Man in

  The world’s best marathoners will toe the line in the next month for two of the world’s most elite marathons: the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Oct. 9, and the ING New York Marathon on Nov. 6. Spectators can expect stacked fields, but no women’s world or national[Read More…]

An accidental editor

I was really lame when I was a first year. In fact, I’m still a square compared to the Froshies who were outside my building late last night. I had a difficult time finding extracurriculars when I arrived three years ago. Bar hopping in first year on St.  Laurent was[Read More…]

Roads not safe for running

The triathlon and distance running community recently lost one of its brightest stars when Sally Meyerhoff, a 27-year-old triathlete, world class marathoner and Olympic hopeful failed to yield at an intersection while biking. She was hit by a pick-up truck and died on impact. Police reports showed no signs of[Read More…]

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