Student of the Week: Daniel Binette

If you’ve ever wondered why someone would sacrifice their Saturday night to give strangers a free ride home, ask U3 Arts student Daniel Binette. Binette is Vice-President Operations of DriveSafe, a student organization that provides free rides for students on Friday and Saturday nights. As long as their three to[Read More…]

A new chapter for the Greeks

Although they largely go unnoticed by McGill students today, McGill’s Greek-letter societies are among some of the oldest student groups on campus. The first fraternity at McGill, Zeta Psi, was established over a century ago in 1883. Chapter histories and mandates state that the societies were founded on ideals of[Read More…]

Remembering the Raptors

My on-again, off-again relationship with the Raptors began when my family purchased nosebleed tickets during the “Vince Carter years.” We’d cheer and shout “DEFENCE” as prompted by the giant letter D and picket fence displayed on the jumbotron. If we were lucky, we’d catch the cameraman’s eye and make it[Read More…]

One less lonely grad student

Coming into a new university can be intimidating, however some students face more challenges making friends than others. While undergraduates often find themselves in frequent contact with other students—in classes and in residence—graduate students sometimes have limited opportunities to socialize due to the high level of independence in their studies.[Read More…]

Student of the week

Aurélie Lanctôt, a first-year law student at McGill, is taking a stand against the Parti Québécois’  (PQ) proposed Charter of Values. As a member of the non-profit organization Québéc inclusif, Lanctôt helped write an open letter opposing feminist pro-charter arguments that freedom of religion jeopardizes previously actions toward gender equality.[Read More…]

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