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Dinner with the Darwins

Thu, 2004-03-25 (All day)

McGill graduate Rees Kassen reflects on his brush with the Darwins, and makes a parallel with his own married life.

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Ripped from the headlines

Wed, 2004-03-31 (All day)

A gritty, hard news cover story is a departure for the McGill News, but student Vesselin Nedkov had the rare misfortune of getting caught up in an extremely dangerous crisis situation.

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Up, up and away

Wed, 2004-03-31 (All day)

Engineering graduate Paul Moller has been working on his personal vertical takeoff and landing vehicle, a flying car, since his studies at McGill 40 years ago.

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Tough Titanic survivors

Wed, 2004-03-31 (All day)

Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics James Hanley looked at the survivors of the Titanic disaster to determine the effect of trauma on longevity.

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Surf and turf robotics

Wed, 2004-03-31 (All day)

AQUA, an underwater swimming robot co-developed by McGill's Centre for Intelligent Machines, is undergoing its first sea trials in Barbados.

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Queen of Colleens

Wed, 2004-03-31 (All day)

McGill International Development Studies student Tara Hecksher is the first ever black Parade Queen to be selected by the United Irish Societies of Montreal.

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Warm and fuzzy

Wed, 2004-03-31 (All day)

The Knitting Knetwork, the newest of McGill's student clubs, offers a warm welcome to all student knitters every Thursday evening.

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The Tuques bleues race again

Wed, 2004-03-31 (All day)

Principal Heather Munroe-Blum presided over this year's 2.5-kilometre torchlight snowshoe race on Mount Royal. The event raised $200,000 in support of conservation efforts.

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Lost letters

Wed, 2004-03-31 (All day)

Literary biographers of graduate Marian Engel got lucky when hundreds of letters, many from other Canadian literary greats, turned up in the writer's former home.

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Book-loving benefactor

Wed, 2004-03-31 (All day)

Sheila Bourke's gift of rare children's books, one a 1571 copy of Aesop's fables, is "one of the most significant gifts offered to McGill in recent decades."

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