SSMU Indigenous Affairs prepares to host academic conference

The Students’ Society of McGill University’s (SSMU) Indigenous Affairs Committee (IAC), in partnership with the Indigenous Law Association, the Desautels Indigenous Business Society, the McGill students chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), and the Indigenous Student Alliance, is preparing to host an academic conference. On March[Read More…]

Ask me anything

Over 10 years ago, a user stumbled into /r/McGill and wrote the first post. “Is this working yet?” they wrote on Feb. 6, 2010. “Most of us hang out in /r/Montreal,” /u/iorgfeflkd replied. Ten years later, more than 4,500 users have made over 26,000 posts about topics ranging from which[Read More…]

Pop Dialectic: ‘Cats’ divides theatre aficionados

Every generation has its signature so-bad-it’s-good movie: Before there was The Room, there was Showgirls, then Plan 9 From Outer Space. This week, The McGill Tribune decided to investigate Cats, the newest addition to this canon.  A real cat-astrophe Gabe Nisker  One cat takes a couple of attempts to launch Bustopher Jones, performed[Read More…]

SSMU President at General Assembly

44 students attend SSMU General Assembly

The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) held its semesterly General Assembly (GA) on Oct. 28, with only 44 students in attendance. The GA, which failed to meet its 350 member quorum, ratified the Board of Directors and the Auditor. SSMU President Bryan Buraga joked about the pitiful attendance during[Read More…]

From fame to shame

In 2006, Tom Traves, then-president of Dalhousie University, formed a coalition of 11 schools, nine of which were among the top 15 research universities in Canada. The 11 presidents of the represented universities signed an open letter addressed to Maclean’s Magazine, denouncing their method of producing university rankings for their[Read More…]

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