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Could Royal Vic cure McGill space woes?

Fri, 2014-04-11 11:21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Doug Sweet

It is an iconic site. It sits right in McGill’s backyard. In about a year or so, it will stand empty, awaiting its next vocation. Could it be the cure for the University’s chronic space deficit? The possibilities are interesting.

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The three As of aging gracefully: Accept, adapt, stay active

Thu, 2014-04-03 13:59

By Neale McDevitt

“The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.”

― Robert Frost

One of the great paradoxes of the human condition is that almost everyone aspires to live a long life, but very few people relish the prospect of growing old.

“People see getting older in terms of losing things,” says Dr. Dolly Dastoor, from the McGill Centre for Studies in Aging. “They lose friends, their children leave, they face retirement – and many people are afraid of losing their memory, their strength, their vitality.

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April 1: Why the Humanities matter

Thu, 2014-04-03 13:00

Don’t miss your last chance to take part in this year’s discussion series about the value of studying literature (and history, and philosophy, and…)

By Christopher Atack

“Sha na na na, sha na na na na,

Yip yip yip yip yip yip yip yip

Mum mum mum mum mum mum

Get a job…”

—The Silhouettes, 1957

 

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