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Indigineering

By Kelly Ma Indigenous perspectives in STEM? Indigenous engineers? Indigineering? These terms may sound awkward and unusual for the typical engineering student at McGill, but they form a part of a broader problem that affects our faculty. McGill University, like many top-tier schools in Canada, lacks diversity in the makeup our student population. While 29.4%

EUS Debates in Review

By Arman Izadi If you didn’t get the chance to attend the EUS Executive Committee Debates that happened this past Thursday, fret not! The Ledger had a chance to go and summarize some crucial points of the candidates responses. As the uncontested positions mainly consisted of their platforms, we skipped them, but read our condensed versions

How to Pay for Grades

By Kelly Ma   “I probably failed 141,” exclaim multiple downtrodden, hunchbacked engineering students as they exit the Fieldhouse. Poor grades and sketchy transcripts are not unheard of in the faculty; in fact, Frostbite has got you covered if you receive less than 30% on a midterm worth 15% of your final grade. And better

The (Friendly) Faces of the EUS

Some EUS Council Representatives and Executives on retreat. By Jude Habib Instead of introducing each member and discussing their backgrounds and such, since we are nearly halfway through the year, I am able to introduce them and discuss what they have already been working on this year. Also, please recognize that this is not a

The EUS is a-Changing

By Jude Habib On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017, 101 students were recorded to be present inside McConnell 204, marking the start of the first General Assembly in modern EUS history. Depending on who you ask, it’s been any where from 15 to 25 years since the last GA, which makes this occasion quite special. So

Ringing in the New Year with E-Week: A Unique Perspective

By Fariha Hassan   A lot of you might have noticed a different vibe in the engineering buildings after coming back from your well-deserved break. You can almost feel the excitement, the adrenaline, the tension and the hype radiating off some of our engineering students. If you have seen students wearing different coloured Pirate of

Students compete in McGill Engineering Competition

By Nick Brunt   The 17th annual McGill Engineering Competition (MEC) was held the weekend of November 4-6 in the Lorne M. Trottier Building. This year’s edition of the interdisciplinary engineering event saw 122 students competing in seven categories over the course of the weekend, each with its own rules and guidelines designed to test

McGill Engineering Design Teams 2016-17

By Fariha Hassan   McGill Engineering has always had a great reputation when it comes to learning all the theoretical aspects of engineering. However, engineering is not meant to be only learned in the classroom behind a desk. Aside from laboratory components in some of our courses, you might be wondering where you could get

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