• Spring/Summer 2014

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    The elective that led to a Tony Award

    The elective that led to a Tony Award

    Linda Cho, BA’95, is one of the hottest costume designers in the theatre world. She says part of the credit goes to a costume construction class she once took at McGill.

    Listen Up

    Meet Canada’s top university band

    Meet Canada’s top university band

    McGill’s Busty and the Bass prevailed over musical acts from universities across the country in the first-ever CBC Rock Your Campus battle-of-the-bands competition.

    Newsbites

    A child’s-eye view of the Charter

    A child’s-eye view of the Charter

    Move over Captain Underpants. McGill grad Dustin Milligan, BCL/LLB’10, has published a unique series of children’s books that take their inspiration from the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

    Reviews

    Ambitious novel nets grad a Giller

    Ambitious novel nets grad a Giller

    Sean Michaels, BA’04, wasn’t always a big fan of the theremin, viewing the instrument as “a sci-fi soundtrack cliché.” His change of heart led to a remarkable novel and the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

    Questions & Answers

    The right to die

    The right to die

    Eugene Bereza, BA’78, MDCM’88, the director of the medical ethics program in McGill’s Department of Family Medicine, offers insight into Quebec’s controversial new euthanasia law.

    Behind the Headlines

    McGill grad is Canada’s youngest premier

    McGill grad is Canada’s youngest premier

    Brian Gallant, LLM’11, the new premier of New Brunswick, has a long to-do list to attend to. At the top of the list: repairing his province’s economy and bringing civility to politics.