Tag: covid-19

Femme Fatale demonstrates the resilience of femme-identifying filmmakers

From narrative films to political documentaries to abstract and surrealist productions, the Femme Fatale Film Festival has something for every type of film lover. The festival offers young women and femme-identifying filmmakers a means to showcase their work in an inclusive and empowering space.  Festival director Astrid Mohr, U2 Arts, […]

Senate and BoG discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the McGill community

McGill’s annual joint Senate and Board of Governors (BoG) meeting, which took place virtually on Nov. 12, addressed the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and future challenges of remote learning and in-person instruction.  Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier began the meeting by acknowledging the toll that the pandemic and […]

McGill students host a ‘Fight Night,’ violating red zone restrictions

Just after 8:00 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, a group of students gathered on Forbes Field—the sports field behind McConnell Hall—to engage in planned, and spontaneous, wrestling matches. The event, which later moved to Parc Jeanne-Mance, drew first-year students from several of McGill’s residences, and even some non-McGill students. Jordan*, who […]

Gyms are not a COVID-19 risk

On Oct. 26, Quebec Premier Francois Legault announced that Montreal’s red zone restrictions would be extended until Nov. 23. This, among other things, means that gyms and fitness centres in the Montreal region are to remain closed.  A group called Centres d’activités physiques du Québec, composed of some 200 fitness […]

McGill plans on enhancing in-person teaching activities for the Winter 2021 semester

In an email sent on Nov. 4, McGill’s Associate Provost (Teaching & Academic Programs) Christopher Buddle and Deputy Provost (Student Life & Learning) Fabrice Lebeau announced plans to increase in-person teaching activities for the Winter 2021 semester. As stated in September, remote learning will still remain the primary delivery method […]