One year into my degree, in Fall 2021, I became aware that I spent more time studying at the university of YouTube, or the university of free online textbooks, than McGill itself. I woke up at 5:30 a.m., a despicably early time, to watch my 8:30 a.m. lecture all the[Read More…]
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that every single employer in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a humanities graduate. The humanities graduate was spiteful. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. How do I turn from my degree and live?[Read More…]
Everybody seems to be talking about sex. It saturates the media; from tv shows to movies to video games to event advertisements—it’s inescapable. From a young age, many children are exposed to ‘sexual education’ tactics that emphasize abstinence and fear-mongering: “Don’t have sex before marriage! Don’t have sex without being[Read More…]
In 2019 young people around the world got together to address climate change. The McGill Tribune covered the McGill protest.
In competitive environments, students struggle with confidence.
Influencing McGill administration can feel like a futile pursuit, but, this month, students have a tangible opportunity to voice their concerns. The administration is currently revising the Code of Student Conduct for the first time since 2013 and has been seeking student input. Set to be amended by the end[Read More…]
There’s a chance that you don’t have a passion. Or at least not one easily consolidated into an academic discipline. That’s okay. Countless others probably don’t either. According to a study by researchers from Stanford University, use of the encouragement to simply ‘find your passion’ has increased in frequency in[Read More…]
The end of the school year is a time for reflection: Closing textbooks for the last time, packing apartment belongings into boxes, and sharing one last beer with friends at OAP leave many looking back on the past eight months with a little more wisdom. The McGill Tribune caught up with[Read More…]
With over 40,000 students, McGill is a hub for social interaction, where every conversation between students has the potential to initiate a lifelong friendship. In addition to their ride or dies, all students have a couple of friends that they may not want to admit to having. To highlight these[Read More…]
While meandering from lecture to lecture, there is one question that has undoubtedly crossed every McGill student’s mind: Why am I here again? The answer to that question for the young philosophers at McGill is likely to be something along the lines of ‘to become a more fulfilled and learned[Read More…]