• Spring/Summer 2014

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  • 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.

    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.

    On Campus

    McGill in wartime

    McGill in wartime

    McGill contributed scientific ingenuity and a remarkable military hospital during the First World War. It also paid a heavy toll. 363 McGillians who fought in the war, never made it back home.

    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.

    Newsbites

    Posters offer insights into “The Patriotism of Death”

    Posters offer insights into “The Patriotism of Death”

    A unique collection of First World War propaganda posters from the McGill Libraries play a major role in an upcoming exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.