Campus Spotlight: SNAX

The high cost of food on campus has traditionally garnered disdain from McGill’s student body. Without the flexibility of a meal plan, many students struggle to find coffee and snacks on campus at a price that won’t break the bank. The Arts Undergraduate Society’s (AUS) SNAX is one of few campus food[Read More…]

Emma Roberts and James Franco in Palo Alto

The kids are more than alright in Palo Alto

There’s one point during Palo Alto where first-time director Gia Coppola—yes, from that Coppola family—chooses to play the famous Phoebe Cates pool scene from Fast Times At Ridgemont High on a television screen. It’s a bold acknowledgement of one of the all-time greatest coming-of-age films, a legacy that Coppola no doubt hopes her[Read More…]

Event addresses McGill’s impact on environment

Victor Temprano / McGill Tribune On Feb. 16, McGill’s Office of Sustainability held the third of four Sustainability XChange sessions, discussing the McGill community’s impact on climate change and ways to reduce its overall carbon emissions. Jerome Conraud, an Energy Manager at McGill, opened the session with a presentation on[Read More…]

Didn’t bring tupperware? Too bad

Holly Brewart This Tuesday, the Students’ Society passed a General Assembly motion to make McGill campus the most sustainable campus in Canada, and probably on Earth. SSMU’s environmental motion will create a number of changes on campus starting in September 2011.  Firstly, all disposable plates, cups and cutlery will be[Read More…]

Under my umbrella, ella, ella, eh

Umbrellas amaze me.  They’re just one of those inventions that make you stop and wonder.  They aren’t as mind-blowing as, say, photocopiers—they staple and collate!—or mirrors that don’t fog up in the shower. But still, umbrellas are awesome. For one thing, there’s their ubiquity. I always thought that the inevitable[Read More…]

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