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MUNACA members protest the administration position in contract negotiations

Despite the cold, blowing rain, hundreds of MUNACA members turned up at the Roddick Gates on October 21 to express their displeasure with the administration's position on contract negotiation. Chanting slogans and wielding placards, the demonstrators marched from the gates to demonstrate in front of the James Administration building. MUNACA represents 1,500 clerical and technical staff, library assistants and nurses. The university is asking staff to work more hours and has proposed eliminating some paid holidays.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Revolutionary art

Art history professor Francesca Dal Lago studies Chinese art -- from the propaganda posters of the Cultural Revolution to the punk ethos of the more recent era.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Home is where the harm is

Home or hazard? The Office of Science in Society set out to answer that question: you may never look at your Teddy bear the same way again.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

The Amazing Spiderman

Professor Chris Buddle says our eight legged friends are an important indicator of the world's ecological health. Charlotte would be pleased.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

The art of living in residence

It takes a special kind of person to willingly agree to spend years living with the company of a couple of hundred first year students, but that is just what the hall directors of the residence system are doing.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Senate report (October 15)

The Principal presented her achievements and plans, questions about tuition and a report on gender balance.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

King of radio gives Massey

Novelist Tom King comes to campus as a Massey lecturer.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Quebec's experience of war

A new exhibit at the McCord is introduced with a round table on Quebec's response to war over the years.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Family matters in film

The NFB screens "Multiple Choices" about the changing family.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Healing words

John Irving Bell will answer the question of whether genomics are changing medicine.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Philosopher's gold

Charles Taylor has been honoured as the inaugural SSHRC Gold Medalist, a prize worth $100,000.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Dancing and dollars

Tango Passion returns to McGill -- cha cha cha!

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Mary Robinson on globalization

Former UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Mary Robinson recently spoke at McGill as part of Homecoming celebrations. The ex-president of Ireland spoke about her latest project -- the Ethical Global Initiative, which seeks to humanize globalization.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Grazing: Première Moisson

Get your fancy breads at Premiere Moisson.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003

Fall convocation honorary degree

Former Cabinet Minister and current Secretary-General of the OECD Donald Johnston in receiving an honorary degree at the October 23 convocation. In addition to his many political achievements, the McGill alum is a former roommate of Leonard Cohen's.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2003