At first glance, McGill’s Study Hub initiative seemed like a good idea: Students would be able to access study spaces multiple times a week in three-hour slots. All spaces would be sanitized, and groups and food would be prohibited to guarantee everyone’s safety. The news gave me a sense of[Read More…]
Redpath Café opened its doors on Sept. 3 after Quebec-based café and bakery chain Première Moisson failed to renew its lease at the end of the 2018-19 academic year. Canadian chain Toi Moi et Café will serve coffee and baked goods at the new venue, alongside Bento Sushi and Mandy’s salads.[Read More…]
To better understand seemingly never-ending construction on campus, The McGill Tribune delved into McGill’s various ongoing projects. What structures and buildings will be affected? There are a handful of projects that will take place within the next few years. Some of the more prominent projects include the Students’ Society of McGill[Read More…]
At the end of the academic year, Première Moisson’s current lease on their space in the Redpath Library basement will have expired. This news has sparked a debate about whether the lease should be renewed, and, if not, what should replace it. The café, which sells coffee, sandwiches, pastries, and[Read More…]
In 2014, McGill decided to replace the Tim Hortons in the Redpath-McLennan library with Première Moisson, a Quebec–based café chain. Student Housing and Hospitality Services (SHHS) made this decision without consulting the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU). In a Sept. 25 address the same year, Vice-President University Affairs Joey[Read More…]
For many students, midterms, paper writing, and the pressure of the approaching finals season means that they must spend the majority of their waking hours in the infamous McLennan-Redpath Library Complex. McLennan-Redpath is known to evoke strong feelings of anxiety, dread, and stress among its dwellers, due in large part[Read More…]
The annual McGill Book Fair is a popular event for students, staff, and residents of Montreal. A large selection of over 50,000 books in a wide range of categories, from fiction to physics, delight book enthusiasts. However, this year’s event, which ran Oct. 16-18, is likely the last one ever[Read More…]
On Friday, Feb. 7, McGill’s Redpath Museum came to life Night-at-the-Museum-style during the annual Redpath Flashlight Tour opened exclusively to McGill students. The Flashlight Tour originated in 2009 as a part of Nuit Blanche, an all-night festival hosted in Montreal. In 2014, the Redpath Museum Club took over running the[Read More…]
It is with heavy hearts and much lighter wallets that we are gathered here today to mourn a truly saddening loss.
The new smoke-free policy at the McLennan-Redpath Terrace has received positive reception since its implementation last May.