Tag: covid-19

McGill clubs and student groups reflect on the 2020-2021 school year

The COVID-19 pandemic forced student organizations to redesign their events this year. Nevertheless, many of McGill’s student groups found ways to adapt to these challenges, even spinning some of them into positives—a testament to the strength and resilience of the McGill student body. McGill Students’ Chess Club During the pandemic, […]

Race-based data is essential to combatting COVID-19

Advocacy groups such as Montreal’s Centre for Research-Action on Race Relations (CRARR) have been pushing for Quebec to collect and publish race-based data on COVID-19 transmission since the onset of the pandemic. Although the government has refused to even acknowledge the existence of systemic racism in the province, independent studies […]

‘OK Human’ is sort of human, but definitely less than okay

Due to the indefinite nature of the pandemic, the subgenre of the “pandemic album” has become an increasingly large fixture. Although some, such as Taylor Swift’s folklore and Charli XCX’s how i’m feeling now, were massive critical and financial successes, Weezer’s latest album, OK Human, is not poised to join those […]

Panel highlights Canada’s failure to meet Indigenous communities’ needs

Kicking off McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative’s (MSSI) first annual Sustainable Development Goals Week, McGill’s International Development Studies Student Association (IDSSA), McGill Sustainable Development Goals Student Hub (SDG), and McGill Students for Amnesty International hosted a panel titled “Basic Needs of Indigenous Communities on Turtle Island” on Feb. 13. Panelists Jessica […]