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McGill demands end to freeze, greater
A McGill delegation urges the National Assembly to once again make education its leading priority.
More than 4,500 expected at Open
It's all about the numbers: 700 volunteers get ready to give 4,000+ visitors the royal McGill tour in just five hours.
Echenbergs launch human rights
The generosity of Penny and Gordon Echenberg enables the Faculty of Law to establish the Echenberg Family Conference on Human Rights.
Headliners: Broken bones, battered noses and a
bird's best friend
McGill's newsmakers are featured on ABC News and in the pages of the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Globe and Mail and Scientific American.
P.O.V.: The lessons of Raoul
The M.P. for Mount Royal and McGill law professor celebrates the incredible bravery and humanitarianism of Raoul Wallenberg in saving thousands from the Nazi onslaught.
Jonathan Blais: Cutting the competition down to
He's the Sidney Crosby of North American lumberjacks — just 19 years old and the very best collegiate woodsman on the continent.
McGill Web gems: More website mysteries
In the second installment of this regular feature, Shainblum uncovers online joys to be found at the websites of Virtual McGill and the Office for Science and Society.
Tireless fundraiser McNab dies at
Few people loved McGill as much as Betty McNab and even fewer worked as hard to make it a better place.
McGill's iconic, ironic
Entre Nous with Derek Drummond, Interim Director of Athletics
If a vote was held to pick a walking, talking McGill icon, Derek Drummond might win in a landslide. Nearing the end of his tenure as Interim Director of Athletics, the always frank Drummond talks about hazing, the role of athletics at McGill and the delight he derives from publicly skewering his good friend, Chancellor Richard Pound.
The present imperative: End Poverty
Why did the Montreal Mirror recently put Nejeed Kassam and his cohorts at End Poverty Now on its list of Noisemakers 2007? Maybe it has something to do with their lofty ambition to do away with world poverty.
McGill researchers pursue faster, better TB
Work being done by McGill researchers on developing a new test for tuberculosis will benefit health care workers in developing countries who come into frequent contact with the disease.
Douglas 125th anniversary book fights
125 Douglas Stories and Drawings is a touching collection of letters, stories and drawings by the patients, staff and friends of the Douglas Hospital.
Senate: No amnesty for National Day of
A motion to get the university's blessing for students to miss class in order to participate in demonstrations for better post-secondary funding is soundly defeated in Senate.
Collection turns spotlight on city's unseen
A simple poetry workshop at the St. James Drop-In Centre leads to 14 marginalized people becoming published poets.
This week's lineup of not-to-be-missed events includes a biodiversity symposium, a toad flick, standout stand-up comedy, a man-eating plant and, of course, another freaky offering from the good folks at the Redpath Museum.