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The Myth of Sisyphus the Engineer: Reflections on “Futile and Hopeless Labour”

By Brian St-Luchon Around this time of year, as the semester approaches its bitter climax, all McGill students inevitably share in some way in the most natural of McGill feelings: that certain and inescapable mix of desperation, listlessness, and lack of motivation we each know all too well. Outside the sun is shining, and we

Why I am Planning on Leaving McGill

By Humairaa Tarsoo The educational system in McGill, in math and engineering, does not adequately train a student for a high-end profession in business consulting. There is such a strong focus on passing engineering courses that engineering students typically do not, or cannot, opt for general interest courses, which I feel are important for self-development