Browsing for off-campus housing

When it comes to finding your new—albeit temporary—home, there are dozens of factors to consider. Location is crucial—how long is the walk to campus? Is there a nearby metro station? Access to grocery stores, or attractions and diversions? Do you want something more upscale, or do you want to keep[Read More…]

Student of the Week: Karen Chow

The last documentary Karen Chow watched was on Soong May-ling, “China’s eternal first lady,” the wife of mid-early twentieth century Chinese political and military leader Chiang Kai-shek. “At the time it was rare for women to be that powerful or that confident,” Chow explained. “She had a lot of influence[Read More…]

Sloths hold untapped resource for novel antibodies

Hanging from the canopy of trees in Soberania National Park, Panama, the coat of the world’s slowest mammal may become the medical community’s newest “bioprospect.” Fungi isolated from the hair of the Bradypus variegatus Three-toed sloths have been found to have anti-parasitic, anti-cancer, and anti-bacterial activity by a study published[Read More…]

Unleash your quiche

This classic French dish is savoury and sophisticated, but also simple and student-friendly. Not only is it acceptable to eat for any meal; it’s also a great way to use up whatever is left in your fridge. Baking a flaky pastry crust has never been so easy. Ingredients Crust: 1[Read More…]

A celebration of art and friendship

As art made its way into the hands of proud new owners, members of the McGill community dropped cash for a worthy cause at McGill Students for Best Buddies’ third-annual art auction on Jan. 25. Best Buddies is an international non-profit organization that promotes the inclusiveness of communities to people[Read More…]

Gone fishing

What I expected to be a boring afternoon, freezing in a claustrophobic hut, turned out to be an anomalous but pleasant way to spend four hours on a Sunday. The possibility of going ice fishing first came to my attention when I stumbled upon the organization Pêche Blanche, located in[Read More…]

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