Events articles

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

Bring Your Own Juice Brings the Laughs

Everybody likes to laugh on occasion, even uptight McGill students. McGill is known internationally as a serious academic institution, whose research areas include oncology, architecture, and mind control, to name a few. As I discovered at a preview for Bring Your Own Juice (BYOJ), if you look deeper into these topics, you can find comedy

Concrete Canoes Coming to McGill

This spring, McGill University has the distinction of hosting the alliteratively-named Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition (CNCCC). This prestigious annual event brings together students from all over the country, from civil engineers in training to those simply interested in concrete as a building material. From May 13-15, these competitors will converge on Montreal to put

McGill hosts Canadian Engineering Competition

The 2016 edition of the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC) took place from March 3-6 2016 in Montreal QC, and was organized by the Engineering Undergraduate Society of McGill University. This event, widely regarded as one of the nation’s most prestigious Engineering competitions, annually gathers over 160 of the best and brightest Engineering students from Universities

Halloween in Montreal

by Alex Zelensky Montreal has always been a city known for costumes and spectacles, making it the best city to celebrate Halloween! There are those who will try to get as much candy as possible, while some will enjoy the thrill of a horror movie. Across the city, there are haunted houses to satisfy those