Bringing Chalk to a SmartBoard Fight

 
An institution of higher learning must strive to provide a continuously improving level of education to its students. McGill has unfortunately been falling short. Between the annual zealous postings of the QS rankings to the continued sale of “Harvard: America’s McGill” shirts, McGill administration is desperately trying to…

16 Oct 2:00 PM 4 Read More...

A Connected Campus

When is the next rugby game? When is the end of the add-drop period? Where should I go to find out about volunteer opportunities on campus? I dare you to answer all these questions without asking around. If you can’t, there’s a problem. Every student should be…

24 Sep 1:00 PM 1 Read More...

Out with the Old and In with the New?

On March 11th, Principal Heather Munroe-Blum spoke at a luncheon meeting of the Canadian Club on the importance of embracing change in the realm of post-secondary education. As the school year comes to an end, McGill faces an uncertain future: intense budget cuts, a new principal, and the…

08 Apr 11:41 AM 0 Read More...

The Case For Open Online Education

The world is changing. Textbooks are being replaced by e-books, blackboards are being traded in for Smartboards, and overhead projectors are losing out to digital slides. Two of these three tools can currently be accessed online by students who are given the privilege to do so by their professors…

13 Mar 1:49 PM 0 Read More...

I Blame You!

On the day of the infamous flood that turned McGill into an island in a matter of minutes, a friend of mine got soaked trying to make his way home. This friend, who has repeatedly voiced his negative opinions about the Parti Quebecois, texted me saying, “The PQ are a…

18 Feb 7:51 AM 1 Read More...