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The Arcade Fire is red hot

Arts graduate Win Butler fronts the Arcade Fire, whose first CD, "Funeral," is a hit with critics and has earned him and his band instant fame.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

No mere puffery

McGill epidemiologist Jennifer O'Loughlin's research suggests teenagers can become addicted to nicotine much faster than previously thought.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

The legend of Tom Thompson

After 42 years at McGill, Tom Thompson, a familiar name to McGill alumni and donors, is retiring.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Supporting team spirit

McGill cheerleaders are using innovative marketing techniques to raise money for their competition costs.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Meet the Principal

Heather Munroe-Blum talks to the News about the job of a lifetime, the challenges it brings and her vision for the future.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Swimming in memory

Anne Coleman, BA'57, takes the world of literary memoir by storm with a 50-year-old story of a secret love.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Dateline Baghdad

Veteran journalist John Burns, BA'66, has reported from some of the most dangerous places on earth. He wouldn't have it any other way.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

The workshop of a literary great

Researchers at McGill introduce unpublished works by Gabrielle Roy that provide new insight into the great writer.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

The campus that never was

Join the McGill News as it delves into the archives of Rare Books and Special Collections for an architectural tour of a McGill campus that never came to be.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Fortress America: On the Front Lines of Homeland Security

Graduate Matthew Brzezinski investigates the policies and tactics of the United States' anti-terrorist strategies.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Look For Me

Graduate Edeet Ravel writes a touching love story framed by the vivid realities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with a deft hand, describing the different sides and viewpoints of the situation without slipping into political rhetoric.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Convocation Honours

Recording artist Joni Mitchell and former Royal Bank CEO John Cleghorn were among those honoured at convocation.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Has Been

On his new CD "Has Been," grad William Shatner is surprisingly vulnerable and wry.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Students research success stories

This year, 107 students and postdoctoral scholars have been awarded funding totalling $5.9 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for research ranging from same-sex marriage to Canadian pop music to competition in the health care system.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005

Tell Me Why Nights are Lonesome

Graduate Muriel Gold's portrait of her parents creates a vivid picture of the early 20th century.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2005