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Afghan ambassador, pizza parlour prodigy and a silverback seminar are just a few of the choice attractions to be found around campus.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2006

Senate goes green

Our intrepid reporter regales all with another installment of exclusive Senate coverage. Special guests, crime sprees and a presentation that brought the house down.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2006

Streamlining breakthroughs

To heck with unlocking keys to scientific mysteries, Robert Nadon tackles the truly daunting subject of what makes researchers do what they do.

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Gimme shelter

A trio of enterprising McGill students help provide street children in India with much-needed refuge.

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Special issue: Shedding light on poverty

Researchers from across McGill's faculties take aim at a social ill that has long prowled in the shadows.

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Righting a wrong

Wrongly convicted of a crime you didn't commit? You might want to contact Innocence McGill, a group of undergrad law students seeking to overturn wrongful convictions.

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Global warming expert not full of hot air

Think that nasty old industrial revolution was the event that started punching holes through the ozone layer? Guess again. Mini-Beatty lecturer William Ruddiman says people have been messing with global warming since we started farming the land and domesticating animals some 10,000 years ago.

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Techno-farming goes global

Welcome to farming in the 21st century, where the cell phone and the Internet are proving to be just as important as tractors and combines for farmers in developing countries.

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Entre Nous with Bruce Shore, Dean of Students: Shore provides students with safe harbour

Bruce Shore gives us the skinny on the various services his office provides for McGill students. He's come a long way from his days stocking shelves at the Chrysler warehouse.

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Grad students explore space and art in new speaker series

Hell in cinema, Fluxus performance art and... necrophilia?!?! With topics like that, the new grad student speaker series promises to keep people awake if nothing else.

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Profile: Julie Lafford: Taking you to school

Alumni Education guru believes in Montreal, Madame Bovary, forensic detectives and the power of learning.

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P.O.V.: Olympic ideal

After the world's obsession with gold medal counts during the Torino Olympics, McGill BCom student Laura Ruhnke gives a refreshing firsthand account of what it was like to play for the Swiss national women's hockey team at the Games.

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McGill headliners: From a tempest in a coffee cup to primetime McGill

McGill experts weigh in on everything from the ongoing controversy about the prize-winning Tim Hortons' coffee cup to why users of London's Underground are humming Vivaldi. The big news? McGill merch hits primetime on two episodes of House.

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Tax time brings Chair for law faculty

Talk about a tax return! The Faculty of Law creates the H. Heward Stikeman Chair in the Law of Taxation - already having attracted more than $1.6 million in donations.

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Manfredi to take the reins

Political science teacher Chris Manfredi is named the new Dean of Arts. Manfredi bravely vows to tackle all challenges head on - including the Darth Vader of all bugaboos: undergrad advising!

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Published on : 16 Mar 2006