Subcommittee on Persons with Disabilities promotes universal design for classrooms and residences

The Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) and the Senate Subcommittee on Persons with Disabilities are joining efforts to promote wider accessibility on the McGill campus, pushing for universal design as well as more education around the topics of mental health and impacts of stereotypes. Arts Senator and member of […]

Carbon monoxide leak at ECOLE sustainable housing project spurs implementation of new safety measures

A student was hospitalized following a carbon monoxide leak detected Nov. 23 in the ECOLE sustainable housing project, which was launched earlier this semester. The ECOLE project house, located on 3559 University Street, is leased to ECOLE by McGill Student Housing and Hospitality Services (SHHS). Kareem Ibrahim, a member of […]

Fortier sits down with campus media, discusses bilateral agreement

On Wednesday, Nov. 12, Principal Suzanne Fortier sat down with members of the McGill media to talk about issues concerning the McGill community, including the ongoing talks on Quebec’s bilateral agreement with France regarding tuition and the financial troubles McGill is facing resulting from provincial austerity measures. Bilateral agreement between France […]

What’s Happening at McGill

November – December 2014 Senate meetings Senate meetings feature discussion and decision-making regarding university academic policies. Members of the university are welcome to sit in and observe the Senate, which is comprised of students, professors, administration, and non-academic staff, and discuss an array of pertinent topics, including policy changes and […]

Harm Reduction 101 workshop discusses models and strategies for building stronger communities

The Indigenous Women and Two-Spirit Harm Reduction Coalition (IW2SHRC) hosted a two-hour workshop on Sunday, Nov. 16 as part of the Mental Health Awareness Week. Titled “Harm Reduction 101”, the interactive workshop discussed essential harm reduction practices, especially regarding drug use and HIV/AIDS among the indigenous community. Lindsay Nixon, U3 […]