From Feb. 2 to 3, students from across Canada and the United States hunched over their laptops at McGill’s annual McHacks competition. With cash awards and Nintendo switches at stake, the participating ‘hackers’ had 24 hours to program an original project. Students have organized and run the competition since 2013,[Read More…]
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2016 Oscar Nominated Short Films: An in-depth review of the competition
Once again the world gathers to see what the pinnacle of human cinematography has to offer: The time of the Oscars are upon us. Whether or not the motion pictures presented at this year’s awards are representative of every race or ethnicity, a highly important matter in and of itself,[Read More…]
SSMU may raise student fees to pay for Shatner utilities
Michael Paolucci / McGill Tribune Last Thursday, March 29, SSMU Council discussed the status of the lease on the Shatner Building. “We’ve been in negotiations about the lease since our mandate was not renewed some time in the first semester,” Emily Yee Clare, VP University Affairs, said. Last November, Council[Read More…]
‘Exposing MUNACA’ stirs controversy
Ryan Reiset / McGill Tribune In the first week of November, two students created Exposing MUNACA, a blog aiming to denounce many of MUNACA’s claims and positions in the recent labour dispute. As stated on the blog, which has received over 40,000 hits to date, the students’ mission is to[Read More…]
Players’ Eurydice puts a modern twist on a classic myth
Eurydice, written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Rachel Paul, modernizes Greek mythology by setting the story of Eurydice in contemporary times. As risky as it sounds, Paul manages to pull it off. According to Greek mythology, Orpheus (played by Marko Djurdjic) has a great musical gift and is known as the “chief among poets and musicians.