The hidden harm of voluntourism

While the idea of going abroad to help impoverished communities is commendable, volunteering abroad has several negative consequences that directly oppose the humanitarian intentions behind these trips. Many agencies that offer volunteer opportunities abroad sell the idea of ‘contributing to a community,’ whether by helping to build wells, schools, or[Read More…]

Editorial: More inclusivity needed to improve the Co-Curricular Record

The Co-Curricular Record (CCR) has been available through MyInvolvement since 2013. At the moment, students can track their involvement in athletics, student governance, McGill workshops, and Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) clubs. Administrators are currently discussing ways of expanding the CCR so that it can be used to improve[Read More…]

The week that was for McGill Athletics: Sept. 23

Beyond the Box Score Martlet Soccer–Two 1-0 away defeats, first to the Laval Rouge et Or on Friday and then to the Montreal Carabins on Sunday, left the Martlets pointless this past weekend. McGill goalkeeper Cassandra Fafalios did have strong outings, saving a combined 11 shots. Her defensive efforts were[Read More…]

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