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McGill TechFair: An Honest Review

By Marie-Lynn Mansour On February 6th and 7th, a variety of companies, both big and small, set up their booths for the McGill TechFair. Hundreds of students attended, dressed their best, resumes in hand, waiting in line to talk to one of the dozens of company representatives present at the semi-annual event. Every semester at

Things to do over spring break & all year round

Things to do in Montreal over spring break … and all year round!   Spring break is right around the corner, but who has time to plan when trying to pass midterms? The Ledger’s team of fantastic procrastinators has got your back! Instead of studying for our midterms, we’ve put together some fun events and

E-WEEK 2019 and My Experience in the ECSESS E-Week Team

by Dafne Culha   As you may or may not have noticed, E-Week definitely happened! After months of hard work, the E-Week Committee members made the first week of school full of hype, warm BEvERages and low class attendance.   E-Week this year was between January 8-12, and the theme was SPACE! It was my

EUS Common Room: New and Improved

By Arman Izadi What lurks beneath the floors of the EUS office? In the dark decrepit corners of McConnell basement, there lies a fantastic secret, allowed only to students of the Engineering Faculty. Behind the great wooden double doors of MC 030 lies the Engineering Common Room. Mistakenly called “Blues Pub” due to the namesake

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

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