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New federal funding for graduate students

Graduate students in the Social Sciences and Humanities received new money from the federal government. Masters students will be funded from this level for the first time.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Launching: A House by the Sea

Sikeen Karmali will launch A House by the Sea at Paragraphe Bookstore, 2220 McGill College, on Wednesday, October 15, at 7 pm On Thursday, October 16, at 6 pm, she will read from and discuss her book at the South Asian Women's Centre, 1035 Rachel E., third floor.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Maintenance at McGill

McGill's current tally of deferred maintenance is currently $165-million. It's an uphill battle to catch up on the work, complicated by McGill's many heritage buildings.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Living the L.A. life

Recent McGill grad Kristen Bussandri visited the City of Angels this summer -- over three days she managed to be cast as an extra in a movie and music video. Maybe next visit she'll run for Governor.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Leah Tivoli: returns to her roots through food

MSE student Leah Tivoli feeds the masses.

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Sonenberg the science of translation

Nahum Sonenberg's work in translation control mechanisms -- the means by which our genes make proteins -- has taken him in interesting and unexpected directions, from cancer, to obesity to virology.

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The ebb and flow of the McGill Bookstore

Our intrepid reporter went undercover at the McGill Bookstore during the September text-book rush. The best way to describe it? Tidal waves.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Chaos in the rain

Shaun Lovejoy is singing a different tune about the rain. The physics professor has shown how those raindrops that keep fallin' on your head do so in a chaotic pattern.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Senate report (October 1)

VP Morty Yalovsky presented the final numbers for last years budget. The numbers are down overall, but there is some hope on the horizon.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Dal takes it outside

In what is probably a first for Canada, Dalhousie University in Halifax banned smoking on all university property. Nicotine fiends will now have to go to city-owned property, such as a sidewalk, for a puff.

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Shells cast spells

You can see splendid examples of Conus gloriamaris at the Redpath Museum, plus many other even more spectacular shells, thanks to the generosity of Abe Levine, who donated his collection to the museum.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Environments 'R' Us

Assessing the human element of the environmental movement will be at the heart of the 2003 Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community.

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Which circle of hell has the lawyers

"Les Septs péchés capitaux et le droit privé" runs October 10 (introduction, la luxure), November 14 (La gourmandise, L'envie), January 30 (L'avarice, l'orgueil) and March 19 (La colère, la paresse). All talks are at 11:30 am, 3644 Peel, Room 202. Call 398-3546 for more details. The series is sponsored by McGill and the Quebec Department of Justice.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Mary Robinson visits McGill

"Reflections on Human Rights, Human Development and Human Security" will be given on Saturday, October 18, from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm, in Room 132 of the Leacock Building. Tickets available at the door, first-come first-served.

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Shave to fight cancer!

Itching to emulate Kojak or Vin Diesel? If so, Adam Conter wants your hair. The third-year history student has spearheaded a McGill chapter of Mix 96's Shave to Save Campaign, which raises funds for breast cancer research and treatment.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003