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McGill Engine

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.

Neuralink: the future of Computer-Brain interface

By Celia Hameury   From the Borg in Star Trek to Robocop, brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) have long been featured in science fiction. However, with technology rapidly changing and improving, BMIs may soon be a reality. At least, if everything goes according to plan for Elon Musk’s latest company, Neuralink.   Founded in 2017 by billionaire

Season Special

Written by Andrew Salem Illustrated by Jiaze Ben   It’s that time of the year again. Do you see it? Spiders are casting their nets on your neighborhood’s houses; you start noticing skeletons hanging from people’s windows and Jack-O’-lanterns are starting to appear around each and every corner you look at. This process of “monsterificaton”,

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

Covid-19: The World Tour

By Ayoub Bouhemhem Like the rest of us, you must probably be in your pyjamas, sitting in your bedroom or living room while browsing memes or the news on your mobile phone. While this situation is beneficial to all introverts in the planet, COVID-19 has had more impacts globally than just forcing us into massive

Coronavirus: a perspective on crisis management

By Anonymous As a Canadian of Asian descent, it is heartbreaking to see the response and the handful of atrocities committed during times of panic, crisis and despair. At the drop of a hat, morals are overlooked, and proper precautionary measures which could have been undertaken by observing history and global responses are met with

The Democratic Primaries

By Paul Hinta In October 2019, Canada saw PM Justin Trudeau retain his position in Parliament, although the structure of the government formed has shifted significantly—from a majority to a minority government. Now, with 2020 in full swing, we find our neighbours down south going through a similar changing of political tides. This article serves

Fall Festivities

By Shaun Lalani Sweater weather and hot cocoa season is finally upon us! But so are midterms. If you find yourself short on time and have no clue as to what pumpkin season brings, worry not, because the Ledger’s got your back. Here’s five awesome things you can do to this month to ensure the