OAP Lites Up the Night

Students have been calling it the “Happiest Place on Earth” since 1982, and it might very well be. For the last two weeks of summer and one weekend every spring, students flock to McGill’s Lower Field in absurd numbers searching for live music, cheap beer and delicious burgers at…

27 Sep 4:46 PM 0 Read More...

McGill Professors Battle Over Divestment in Annual Debate

The Economics Students’ Association teamed up with Divest McGill on March 26th to host the annual “Battle of the Profs” in Leacock room 232. The topic of this year’s debate was whether McGill University should divest from its holdings in companies that extract fossil fuels. Holly Dressel, Peter Brown…

02 Apr 11:54 AM 2 Read More...

Space Scenarios, Equity, and Orientation Week Key Topics at AUS Council

The Arts Undergraduate Society held a council session on Wednesday evening in Leacock 232. This week’s discussion covered a wide variety of issues, including proposed changes to the layout of the Leacock Building, the adoption of an AUS equity policy, and the introduction of a project to make orientation…

22 Mar 12:11 PM 19 Read More...

What’s Behind the New Tuition Hike?

Almost simultaneously with Pauline Marois declaring the Summit on Higher Education a success, protesters were congregating in Victoria Square by the thousands. The rally was instantly declared illegal as the SPVM was not informed of the protest route, setting the stage for an afternoon replete with riot police, 13 arrests…

11 Mar 9:40 AM 5 Read More...

McGill Community Presents United Front Against Cutbacks

A campus that many considered divided has recently come together in the face of a common threat.  In a joint statement released on Friday, a coalition of students, teachers, unions, professors and administrators called for the Parti Québécois government to roll back the planned cuts that would slash…

25 Feb 1:48 PM 4 Read More...