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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Can Console Gaming Survive?

The details on Sony’s latest generation video game system, the PlayStation 4, and its competitor, Microsoft’s new Xbox, haven’t been fully released. It is clear, however, from patent applications, to analyst speculation, that these new devices will shake up the way the public consumes games in much…

28 Feb 8:33 AM 2 Read More...

An Anglophone in Marois' Quebec

I came to Montreal at age 17 for my first year as an undergraduate at McGill University. A mentor of mine once described this city as the most fascinating in Canada, the only major urban centre in the country where the two solitudes come together. Nowhere else outside of New…

27 Feb 12:22 PM 20 Read More...

ObamaCare—I Wish He Wouldn’t

I hate McGill Health Services, its reprehensibly long lines, mediocre service, and lack of doctors, don’t you? Canada provides government-funded healthcare for its 34 million and counting population. With the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010, the United States has joined Canada and…

25 Feb 11:03 AM 4 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...

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…

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