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Healthy McGill

By Sharon Katttar When you enter a new environment, things may seem overwhelming; you may be in a completely different atmosphere, having come from elsewhere, or you might be lucky enough to still be leeching off your parents. Either way, you may get the feeling that you’re in it alone… (super cliché comment coming up)

One Giant Leap to Normality

By Youssef Wahba   After a year of online classes and virtual events, McGill has announced the resumption of in-person learning for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year. For many second-years, it means that they are–finally–able to set foot on campus and get a grasp on what ‘actual’ university life is like. Students have welcomed this

Hot tip: GET INVOLVED

By Ann Trinh A year at McGill does not have to be just lectures and labs. One of the best  pieces of advice you would hear from a McGillian is to GET INVOLVED. Not only will you develop skills outside of your classroom, you get to meet new people all working to achieve the same

EUS Events to Look Forward to

The year is never short on fun events to mark your calendars. Here are some EUS events to look forward to this year.   Blues Pub Blues Pub is a weekly event which would normally take place every Friday between 4pm and 9pm in the EUS common room in the McConnell basement. Engineering students, as

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

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