Commentary

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The Berlin Wall. The U.S.-Mexico border. The thick layer of insect repellent that lines the…

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Participation Marks: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

While participation marks are a common feature of the modern classroom, do they always encourage genuine discussion? Here, four of our Opinion writers speak up on where participation marks go wrong and how to make them better.

Speak Different, Alex Petralia (Faculty of Arts, U3)
Here’s to the introverts…

11 Dec 3:00 PM 29 Read More...

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...

A for Effort... Or Adderall

One day left until the final exam, and she wasn’t prepared – at all. With the stream of final papers, exams, and responsibilities that she had already crossed off her list, she had exhausted all of her energy, focus, and time. Feeling trapped and overwhelmed, she knew she was going…

02 Dec 1:55 PM 66 Read More...

The Curtain Call for St. Laurent

Regulars to their set would call it one Montreal’s best live acts. This October, however, the music group Kalmunity met a harsh critic – the police. After a decade of performances, their modest weekly act was deemed too raucous for the Plateau borough, earning them a hefty fine at Les…

25 Nov 2:00 PM 23 Read More...

Run on the SAQ

The Devastating Economic, Political and Social Consequences of an Alcohol Shortage

SOPHIA SUNDERJI
OPINION WRITER

The end of the world is near. Forget a financial crisis or a run on the bank. Anticipate a run on the SAQ. Better yet, let’s hit up Bordeaux and stock up on wine…

20 Nov 1:57 PM 9 Read More...