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The mystery of life after death continues. What happens when we "die"? This is one of the oldest questions of humankind, pondered by the great religions of the world, philosophers through the ages, an...
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It has become abundantly clear to me that, following the shameful example set by the Canadian justice system, McGill breeds predators, lacks adequate mechanisms to support its students, and refuses to put any in place. And in the past year, I have watched myself fall through its cracks.
I did the best I could, the historian on the plane, landing again and again in some remote (to me) place for a week or two of intensive archival digging. As I dug, though, I found that I was tracing the footsteps of American academics 80 years earlier.
Numerous standards were lacking that seriously compromised the quality of the medical education program, according to the accrediting association.
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Former hospital chief and accused fraudster Arthur Porter is dying from cancer inside a Panama prison with just "weeks to live," according to his doctor. Meanwhile, a UN report has found th...
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A proposal by two McGill law faculty students to have women-only hours at the downtown campus gym is causing an uproar at the Montreal university. When student Soumia Allalou, 23, decided to get back...
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After eight years and three months of blogging (yes, it's been going on for many years before I hit the pages of the Huffington Post), a lengthy period of discipline, dedication, research and introspection that spawned 1,077 posts, you are now reading my last one.
Researchers at McGill University in Montreal have identified a new molecule present only in humans and primates, low quantities of which could indicate depression. Further research could lead to new t...
Brian Farnan likely didn't anticipate the controversy that would erupt from sending a fake GIF of Barack Obama kicking a door to his fellow students. The vice-president of internal affairs at the McGi...
It is doubtful those who have denounced Butler so aggressively, and have protested against her honorary McGill degree so vehemently, have ever read a single piece of her scholarly work, or heard or read any of the published material in which she actually discusses her views on BDS and Israel.
The night of August 27, 2011, I was the victim of rape. A despicable man intentionally took control of my life and my body, over which I had no power. On August 28, 2011, I became a survivor of rape. Although he had control of me at one moment, he no longer does; I control my life. That one night does not define who I am. I am still Sarelle Sheldon, a very petite young woman with a big personality. Who I am, is what has given me the strength to continue to overcome this battle. Who I am, has given me the courage to turn this unjust experience into something bigger that could help others.
Last week McGill University student Sarelle Sheldon made the brave decision to get in front of a camera and speak about a rape that had happened to her two years ago. She recorded an interview with he...
The 2013 Times High Education World Reputation Rankings (WRR) were recently released. The WRR measures the best universities in the world based upon the opinions of over 16 000 academics. In the most...
Montreal city workers have finally stopped the flow of water on McGill University's downtown campus, but it could take crews weeks to repair thousands of dollars worth of damage caused by major floodi...