McGill University: Can I Get a Refund?

I’ve been reading books since I decoded the concept of words at the ripe old age of three, and as of May 2014, I will be graduating with a BA in English Literature from McGill University. Dear world: I will have successfully completed my degree. Hurray! I’ve learned…

06 Dec 2:19 PM 18 Read More...

Your Cell Phone is Pissing Me Off

Picture this.
You’re ten minutes into an uncomfortably packed 300-person lecture on Something-Required-For-Your-Major. The professor presents a slideshow containing exactly the information you need to pass your midterm. All of a sudden, a classmate raises his/her smartphone into the air to take a…

18 Oct 3:42 PM 13 Read More...

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The Berlin Wall. The U.S.-Mexico border. The thick layer of insect repellent that lines the door to my apartment. What do all of these infamous barriers have in common?

They aren’t very good at keeping things out.

And now we have our very own wall to protect…

11 Sep 5:03 PM 0 Read More...

A Conflict-Ridden Campus

Let’s face it, our university’s reputation is slowly slipping through the cracks, and despite popular opinion, it’s not entirely the fault of our administration. We’re dropping in the rankings because, to put it bluntly, people don’t want to attend McGill as much anymore.
Each year…

20 Mar 2:28 PM 14 Read More...