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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Why Help Doesn’t Flood In

Although no one was seriously injured during the flood on January 28th, and the girl in the YouTube video riding down McTavish picked herself up at the McGill Bookstore with, worst case scenario, soaked underwear and a defunct Macbook Pro, a surprising number of students echoed chagrin about not helping…

14 Feb 10:30 AM 0 Read More...

Shut Up and Cheer

Hockey’s back. I can’t wait to embrace my national stereotype, pound some Molson and cheer myself hoarser than the last day of Management Carnival. Although I’m incredibly excited, I’m more concerned with the state of the game and the NHL in general. One side of me…

13 Feb 9:18 AM 1 Read More...

Queer Russia: A Return to Stalinism?

Over the past 20 years, the international community has seen an increasingly global push for universal human rights. For Russia, however, there has existed an icy relationship between the government and such pesky humanitarian movements with their exasperatingly altruistic promoters. More recently, the rights of LGBT citizens have come to…

11 Feb 12:30 PM 1 Read More...

Mangled Management

Giving the BCom program a cursory glance, it seems that after three to four years, you are given a piece of paper stating that you are now a proud double major in ‘writing’ and ‘recitation,’ with a concentration in ‘following instructions.’ In fact, I have overheard students from both Management…

04 Feb 1:02 PM 0 Read More...

The Morality of Immortality

“None of you are invited to my 200th birthday party!” I proclaim, somewhat facetiously, to a group of friends in an attempt to open a discussion on one of my favorite topics: radical life extension. My statement is met with an assortment of eye rolling, dismissive (and rather rude) hand…

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