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Black Students’ Network holds vigil in memory of Michael Brown

The Black Students’ Network (BSN) organized a vigil on Lower Field at McGill on Tuesday, Nov. 26, held in memory of Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri. On Nov. 24, Robert McCulloch, prosecuting attorney for St. Louis County, Missouri, announced that the grand

Black Students’ Network holds vigil in memory of Michael Brown

The Black Students’ Network (BSN) organized a vigil on Lower Field at McGill on Tuesday, Nov. 26, held in memory of Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri. On Nov. 24, Robert McCulloch, prosecuting attorney for St. Louis County, Missouri, announced that the grand

(Cece Zhang / McGill Tribune)

Thousands march in Montreal and Quebec City against provincial austerity measures

Tens of thousands of protesters participated in a march against the Quebec government’s proposed austerity measures on Saturday, Nov. 29. According to the organizers of the protest, the Collectif Refusons l’Austerité, over 125,000 people participated in both Montreal and Quebec City. Protesters included representatives from student unions, employees of the public sector, and members of

PGSS Executive midterm reviews

Brighita Lungu Ge Sa Jennifer Murray Juan Pinto Nikki Meadows Julien Ouellet (pgss.mcgill.ca) This week, the McGill Tribune conducted midterm reviews of the Post-Graduate Students’ Society (PGSS) executives. Click on the portraits to learn more. Members Affairs Officer, Brighita Lungu Lungu has been working on several projects, including the #ConsentMcGill campaign and mental health initiatives.

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Off the blackboard

In 1999, McGill’s World of Chemistry professors digitized around 6,000 35 mm slides to implement the lecture recording system (LRS) now employed in over 350 courses for about 50,000 students on campus. In 2011, the first Lorne Trottier Lecture Symposium was conducted, taking full advantage of the power conferred by webcasting technology to connect a

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Butterbeer Cupcakes

Recipes: Delicious desserts for the holiday season

Butterbeer cupcakes Cupcakes 1/4 cup butter 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, minus one tablespoon 1 tbsp cornstarch 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp canola oil 1/4 cup sour cream 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp butterscotch extract

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“Take my word for it, he’s smart,” Nolan implies with shots of Michael Cain wearing a tweed jacket. (theshovingbuddies.wordpress.com)

Pop Rhetoric: Christopher Nolan and the cinema of abstraction

Christopher Nolan used to make movies about people. The director, along with his script-writing brother Jonathan Nolan, have made some of the best genre films of the past decade, including Memento (2000), Insomnia (2002), The Prestige (2006), and two-thirds of the Dark Knight trilogy. His recent movies—particularly his latest film, Interstellar—have confirmed a shift away from this trend.

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