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Vending

Distroboto is a vending machine for stocking stuffer art.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Daycare subsidy woes

The parents and staff of the McGill daycare have drafted an open letter to the provincial government protesting new regulations for subsidized childcare.

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Published on : 11 Dec 2003

Grazing

Get your roasted chestnuts at Phillips Square.

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Vinet's term as Provost renewed

Provost Luc Vinet has been appointed to a second five-year term. Hey, what happened to vice-principal (academic)?

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Campus consumerism: A guide to holiday shopping at McGill

You can get your holiday shopping done without having to brave the malls – campus offers a number of shopping opportunities, and better yet, you won’t hear Jingle Bell Rock on the PA system once.

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The business of world hunger

An American cow earns three dollars a day in subsidies, but half the world’s farmers earn less than two dollars a day. Indian food and trade policy analyst Devinder Sharma spoke at Macdonald campus about the inequities of the global trade system.

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Computing weather

Welcome to the new math: Martin Gander hopes to improve the number crunching behind the science of weather forecasting.

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Waste into want: rural innovations come to the city

Suzelle Barrington has developed a way to reduce the odour of farm waste, and she wants to bring her composting techniques to the city.

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New solutions crystallize for malaria research

Chemistry professor Scott Bohle has helped solve a medical mystery – how exactly anti-malaria drugs work. The breakthrough could help develop better treatments for a disease that infects 300-million people a year.

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Senate report

Senate discussed reducing the size of the Board of Governors.

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Town hall meeting

Managers vented their concerns at the annual MForum Town Hall.

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Cool times at the McConnell Arena

Winter's here, so you might as well enjoy it, and where better than at the McConnell Winter Arena, where you can observe the art of driving a Zamboni.

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Barbara Lawson: Curator of curios

Barbara Lawson is the curator of the Redpath's ethnology collection, with everyone from cavemen to mummies in her care.

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Calgary's magic carpet ride

The University of Calgary has wall-to-wall carpeting with the donation of $2 million of Persian rugs.

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Nursery rhymes to safety crimes

The CMAJ says don’t look to nursery rhymes for medical advice.

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