Safe haven

Any excuse to meander around Old Montreal and not study for midterms is a good one, right? Currently showing at the Montreal History Centre, Nous Sommes Ici is an interactive photography exhibit that documents the lives of immigrants to Montreal, and their past struggles with violence in their countries of[Read More…]

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SSMU website refreshed

SSMU’s new website, designed by Plank Multimedia Inc., is going live this week. The new website boasts many improvements to the old design. The site underwent a substantial makeover back in 2008, but despite improvements, was not as user-friendly as SSMU had initially hoped. Problems included infrequent updates, complex navigation,[Read More…]

Arts students showcase research

Robert Smith The first annual Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Research Event brought together bright minds from different departments on Wednesday to showcase some of the research done by undergraduates in the past year. Using various multimedia, students were asked to creatively present their research in a series of five-minute presentations.[Read More…]

SSMU to give opt-outable groups chance to speak out

The Students’ Society is gearing up to help opt-outable groups and services to protect their revenues. SSMU Vice-President Clubs and Services Anushay Khan announced at SSMU Council this week that roundtable discussions with several such groups—which include several SSMU services, the Quebec Public Interest Research Group, and CKUT Radio—led Khan[Read More…]

A night at the museum

Perhaps one of Montreal’s best kept secrets is the Contemporary Art Museum’s Nocturnes—a program that aims to combine three Montreal pastimes: music, art, and socializing. The part-gallery exhibit, part-concert series is a cultural hybrid where those interested in both mediums can comingle on the first Friday of each month. The[Read More…]

Students and professors showcase ideas at TEDxMcGill

Choucri Bechir The second annual TEDxMcGill conference took place on Saturday, with Henry Mintzberg, the acclaimed McGill business professor and 15 others sharing their ideas. Themed “Relentless Curiosity,” the talks centred on rediscovering the creativity and imagination that is commonplace in children but often lost in adults. The diverse for[Read More…]

Students rally to save the Architecture Cafe

Margot Van Der Krogt In a last-ditch attempt to save the Architecture Café, hundreds of students gathered to protest outside the Leacock Building last Wednesday afternoon.  The rally kicked off minutes before McGill’s first senate meeting of the year was scheduled to begin in Leacock 232. As administrators, professors, and[Read More…]

EDITORIAL: A dollar for the DPS: a worthwhile investment

No matter how you feel about the Daily Publications Society’s editorial politics, a “yes” vote is the sensible choice on their proposed fee increase. Newspaper advertising is in the toilet – the Tribune’s advertising revenue has been cut in half in the last two years – and printing costs are steadily increasing.

PIÑATA DIPLOMACY: That evaluation you requested

You may recall many professors, in the last days of the fall semester, prostrating themselves before Canada Goose-clad undergraduates, begging shamelessly for feedback – any feedback – via Minerva-submitted course evaluations. A philosophy professor offered to bring in cookies of indisputable quality should at least 60 per cent of students submit evaluations.

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