Opinion

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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Ashamed To Be An American

There are a lot of things to like about being American: the opportunity, the cities, the ingenuity and—let’s not forget—the sports. And yet, as an American, I’m here now, at a Canadian university, in a largely francophone city. Clearly, I’m no staunch patriot, but I…

09 Oct 3:00 PM 10 Read More...

Inquiring Minds Want to Know (Too Much)

It’s time to tell Big Brother Zuckerberg, ‘Do Not Track.’ While Edward Snowden highlighted the lengths to which Washington (and maybe Ottawa) has violated our privacy, Silicon Valley has been doing the same for years. Major technology companies have built elaborate tracking and analysis systems into their products, violating…

20 Sep 7:22 PM 1 Read More...

A Conflict-Ridden Campus

Let’s face it, our university’s reputation is slowly slipping through the cracks, and despite popular opinion, it’s not entirely the fault of our administration. We’re dropping in the rankings because, to put it bluntly, people don’t want to attend McGill as much anymore.
Each year…

20 Mar 2:28 PM 14 Read More...

Accountability and Responsibility Aren’t Just Cliché Terms

Every year, the students of McGill University get the opportunity to vote for the Executive Council that will govern the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU). Candidates in these elections have different ideologies and visions for our university and, while we may disagree with candidates on a variety of issues…

14 Mar 12:39 PM 33 Read More...

Come Together

Approximately one year ago, our city was rocked by massive protests against the Charest government over proposed tuition hikes. Polarization was at an all-time high and nearly every political pundit, campus paper, and journalist was commenting on the state and future of this city. It was, without a doubt…

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