Considered McGill's funniest person by many, Derek Drummond looks at the differences between the McGill of today and the school he came to as a freshman 50 years ago. How old is Drummond? He's not saying, but he still refers to men's pants as "slacks."
Undergraduate research officer Victor Chisholm recounts how he went from someone who was afraid to put his face in the water four years ago to a triathlon silver medalist in the Outgames.
Apparently, as with just about any of our other personal shortcomings, bad taste in music can be blamed on our parents and the losers we hung out with in high school. Or so music guru Daniel Levitin suggests.
Frédéric Bachand's legal tome may not sell like the latest Danielle Steele offering, but when was the last time she won the Walter Owen Book Prize for legal literature? Also, Mark Wainberg and Norbert Gilmore get feted for their contributions to HIV/AIDS research.
Although he's got the newest job on campus, Morton Mendelson is no rookie. Given the mandate to streamline student services and cut through the red tape, the 30-year McGill vet says it's not as Sisyphean as all that.
After nearly a year, the Principal's Task Force on Student Life and Learning is almost pulling into the station. Members of the task force give readers a glimpse of their findings.
So, maybe Osama bin Laden is just misunderstood. While economist R.T. Naylor doesn't go that far in his most recent book, he maintains that the al-Qaeda leader's power and influence has been greatly exaggerated by Western governments with hidden agendas.
Written by a recent grad, this comprehensive guide for new students lists a baker's dozen of must-know McGill landmarks and student services.
Rookies to McGill's professorial ranks take heart; the TLS offers lots of TLC to new arrivals.
Does it feel a little more festive than usual around campus this year? That's because there's a whole lot of milestone anniversaries this year, including the 125th anniversary of the opening of the Protestant Hospital for the Insane (now known as the Douglas Hospital).