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ELINE McGill: Academics, Engagement, and Inclusion

ELINE McGill: Academics, Engagement, and Inclusion

By Maxim Vitale (on behalf of ELINE)   In contrast to the rest of STEM, post-secondary engineering education suffers from a disconnect between the theory required of academic degrees and the practicality required of professional degrees, failing to meet what is demanded by both. Within the McGill EUS, a new committee founded this year strives to

McGill Haunts

By Shafaq Nami   In its almost two hundred years of existence, McGill has appeared on many university ranking lists. Despite moving up and down in most rankings, McGill has always placed first on the ‘Haunted Universities in Canada’ list.  Most universities have skeletons in the back of their closets but McGill has skeletons everywhere;

McGill Engine

By Shafaq Nami   While many engineering students are aware of services such as the McGill Engineering Student Centre (MESC) and the Engineering Career Centre (ECC), the Engine remains somewhat of a mystery to most. Its name gives no clue except that it is a vital gear in the Faculty of Engineering machine at McGill.

Online University Thoughts

By Abhimukth Chaudhuri   Summer went by in the blink of an eye and before I knew it, we had already completed a week at McZoom – I mean, McGill University. With everything being online and not being able to scavenge for a spot in the Trottier 5th floor study area, it was hard to

4 Ways to Stay in Shape During Quarantine

By Marie Mansour These are tough times – the movement of McGill classes to online platforms, the closure of inessential services across Canada, and the halting of international travel. The world has basically come to a stop these past few weeks. If you didn’t know this already, you should be STAYING HOME. That being said,

The Month of the Moustache

By Shaun Lalani Every year, in the month of the first snow, millions of men around the world – some in their thirties and some who get up early – unify and decide to partake in a strange custom which transcends space and time. Yes, I’m talking of course, about the enigmatic tradition that is

McGill Once, McGill Twice : Tips For The Incoming Student

By Preyansh Kaushik Hey there! Congratulations on your admission to McGill! I’m sure the last couple of days have been a mix of excitement infused with anxiety, but trust me when I say that you’re going to enjoy the thrill. I’m sure throughout this issue of the Ledger and your orientation in general, you’ve come

Engineering Life Outside Of Engineering

By Sharon Kattar As you learn a lot at McGill and grow as a person alongside with your peers, both academically and socially, there is one outstanding point that will come to mind when you think back on your student-engineer days : engineering is so much more than attending lectures. Engineering is all about being

Design Teams At McGill

By Aymar Muhikira A new chapter begins for many students starting their school year in the faculty of engineering. This is a great opportunity to have a look at the different design teams available in our faculty that will undoubtedly enrich the university experience of all who participate. One of the most attractive aspects of engineering, which many who

Adjusting As An International Student In Montreal

By Yash Khapre Congratulations and welcome to the Faculty of Engineering! Coming to Montreal to study is an exciting yet relatively challenging task. As an international student, life can initially be much tougher for you than it is for others. The reasons for this include the inability to go home often, a completely different culture

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