The sounds of OAP

Over the past two weeks, you’ve probably run into nearly everyone you’ve ever met in Montreal at Open Air Pub (OAP), a beloved campus fixture that seems to define the beginning of each school year. Cheap food, plenty of beer, and live music keeps OAP secure in its status as the place to be every September for McGill students—and the lineup never disappoints. Featured below is a glimpse at some of the bands you’ve been listening to, just in case you feel like updating your playlist.

Overheard at McGill

Countless McGill-themed Facebook pages have emerged over the past year; McGill Compliments, Umentioned McGill, McGill Chirps, and Spotted: McGill Library—there are also individual ‘Spotted’ pages for each McGill residence—all make for excellent procrastination material. With over 4700 friends at last count, Overheard at McGill might just be the most entertaining,[Read More…]

Sugar Babies at McGill

“What’s your price? This is Leroy.” The start to my phone interview with Leroy Velasquez, a press representative for, was startling at best. I am investigating a recent trend of university students using sugar daddy dating websites, like, to help them pay for their schooling. When asked what[Read More…]

Carrot Cake Recipe

Ingredients: Cake: 4 eggs 1 ¼ cups vegetable oil 2 cups white sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 2 tsp. cinnamon 3 cups grated carrots 1 cup pecans, chopped (optional)   Icing: ½ cup butter, softened[Read More…]

Alexandra Allaire / McGill Tribune

Hollywood hops aboard the Gravy Train

Whether we’re half a semester away from graduation, or just starting to look for our first real apartments, most undergraduates at McGill would rather think about anything other than the scary world beyond university. Never fear, McGillians! The Tribune spoke with some stellar alumni to show that not only does[Read More…]

Jason Choi, Anatomy and Cell Biology, U1 (Alexandra Allaire / McGill Tribune)

Student of the Week

Q: What’s a typical Urban Groove rehearsal like? A: It’s every Sunday, and it starts with a warm-up and stretch, and then a killer ab routine. This semester [we’re doing] something special [in rehearsal] called internal workshops. It’s where one member is selected each week to do a special workshop[Read More…]

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