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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

Culture and psychiatry

The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Conference that ran from October 2nd to the 5th had a theme this year of "Creativity, Spirituality and the Arts." Attendees could learn about everything from fairy tales to suicide in Indian cinema, and how it reflects on the nuances of cultural psychiatry.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Strolling: [murmure]

[murmure] is presented as part of the Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

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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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

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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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

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