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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Changing Tides

The Liberal Party of Canada finds itself in an interesting position heading into a leadership race this April. For years, Liberal leadership races were as good as elections for the next Prime Minister. In fact, the two most recent leaders, Stephan Dion and Michael Ignatieff, were the first full-time…

23 Jan 10:10 AM 12 Read More...

If You Don’t Like the Daily Then Don’t Read It

The upcoming existence referendum will once again challenge the financial stability of the McGill Daily. Every five years the Daily Publication Society (DPS), the student-run publisher of both the Daily and Le Délit hosts a referendum for the continuation of student funding for its newspapers. Currently, undergraduate and…

19 Jan 10:48 AM 13 Read More...

Baring it All

Are you resolved to revamp your life for 2013? Have you promised yourself to hit the gym at least three times a week, avoid eating after 7pm, bid adieu to tobacco, and give your bod an overhaul? Gym memberships nearly triple during the first month following New Year’s Eve…

17 Jan 3:16 PM 0 Read More...

Repeal the Second Amendment

Once upon a time, there were thirteen British Colonies in North America that needed guns. Rather than shooting innocent children in Newtown, Connecticut, they needed guns for self-defense; they needed guns to protect their liberties from an imperial and tyrannical government that taxed them without representing them. In response…

16 Dec 12:33 PM 4 Read More...

Why Does the World Hate Good Television?

Don’t worry, this is not an piece about why Honey Boo-Boo is the last sign of the coming apocalypse (although seriously, they got a second season and that Mayan thing is coming up) but instead I want to pose the question: why do we seem to reject quality…

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