October 23, 2003

October 23, 2003 McGill University

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October 23, 2003 - Volume 36 Number 04
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We can only assume that these die-hard Redmen fans had wagered on the home team -- and lost their shirts when McGill fell to Concordia 26-9 on October 18, in the 17th annual Shrine Bowl football game at Molson Stadium. The Homecoming crowd of 4,312 (most of whom were fully clad) saw the Red and White drop to 2-5 in the season so far.
Owen Egan

Philosopher's gold

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Policy Matters: Senate Report

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

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