Six students gathered to protest McGill’s samosa ban in front of Roddick Gates on Nov. 4. The Facebook group ‘Save Our Samosas’ organized the protest and received over 1,200 likes on their page as of press time, with 600 students expressing interest in attending the event. While most of those[Read More…]
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McGill students are known for their love of samosas. The crunchy snack is central to the university’s culture. However, Krispy Kreme doughnut sales are growing in popularity day by day, making their way up the McGill food hierarchy to threaten the dominance of samosas at McGill. While it is now[Read More…]
There are many things that you are told before going on exchange to McGill: “Watch out for ice rain in winter,” “try poutine,” and “be prepared for endless midterms” are just a few. Yet what they don’t tell you is what an average McGill student is like. Before I left[Read More…]
Dawn Cheung, U4 English Literature major and East Asian Studies minor, is actively contributing to student life on campus in many ways, including through her management of the popular Facebook page: Free Food on Campus and in Montreal. Cheung has been living in Montreal since 2007, after moving from Coquitlam,[Read More…]
A stranger to McGill University would be surprised to witness a disproportionately high number of students walking around with samosas in their hands. Samosas have become a staple fundraiser food for student clubs and a key part of the average McGill student’s daily diet. Feeling particularly devoted to the samosa[Read More…]