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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

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

Electronic Dance Music

By Kelly Ma Trashy EDM music is always a crowd-pleaser once in a while. Between Despacito and Everytime We Touch, the lonely student “DJ” sitting on their laptop streaming Spotify will insert a song by the Chainsmokers to spice up the playlist. But this year, POWE, EUS Equity, and Materials have teamed up to render

What happens when Canadian engineering students come together

By Arman Izadi   To most people reading this article, the acronym CFES will mean absolutely nothing. While, in engineering, there is an inhumane amount of acronyms, pay attention to this one: the Canadian Federation for Engineering Students. In simpler terms, the CFES allows unity and solidarity between the majority of engineering undergraduate student societies

Another Day, Another Tragedy

By Arman Izadi Mosleh Pirkhezranian/Islamic Republic News Agency, via New York Times Iranian citizens woke to grave news on the morning of the 13th following a devastating earthquake in Iran’s western province of Kermanshah, on the border with Iraq. The earthquake, which was recorded to be around 7.3 in magnitude, (according to the US Geological

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

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