Each spring, graduating students trash their belongings in their rush to move on to the next chapters of their lives. Each fall, new students arrive, anxious to buy things as cheaply as possible. Campus Swaps is there to connect the dots.
Thanks to her much-praised work in Breathe In, a film that recently debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, Mackenzie Davis, BA’10, is attracting a lot of attention in Hollywood.
This isn’t how Mood Media CEO Lorne Abony, BA’91, typically dresses. It’s part of his disguise for an appearance on the hit TV show Undercover Boss.
Stephanie Morgenstern, BA’88, made TV history when the Toronto-based police drama she co-created aired on U.S. television without disguising its Canadian setting.
by Neale McDevitt Shortly before McGill began its attempt to break Fresno State University’s Guinness World Record for the largest fruit salad, Mathieu Laperle, director of McGill Food and Hospitality Services, admitted, “This is easily the craziest thing we have ever tried.” Over the course of a late August day, shifts of some hundred volunteers [...]
by Linda Sutherland Several years ago, a chance encounter with a war veteran during a visit to the Canadian War Museum had a profound effect on Paul Kavanagh, BSc’75, DDS’79. While waiting in line at the museum cafeteria, he noticed an elderly veteran ahead of him who was struggling to come up with $7 to [...]
by Richard Andrews A student-run McGill program is using the power of music to transform the lives of disadvantaged children—as well as those of their volunteer teachers. With support from the McGill Alma Mater Fund, the Montreal Heart of the City Piano Program (MHCPP) provides free piano lessons to budding young musicians from four inner-city [...]
by Gary Francoeur When most people think of William Shakespeare, they imagine great tragedies, kings and queens, and star-crossed lovers. But as John J. Ross, MDCM’92, points out, many passages in the Bard of Avon’s works are also laced with references to something decidedly less grandiose: venereal disease. In his new book, Shakespeare’s Tremor and [...]
Could there be any truth to the Internet rumors that the McLennan Library is haunted? The McGill News investigated.
More than 100 years ago, at the 1908 London Games, Percy Nobbs, the young director of McGill’s School of Architecture, became the first McGillian to compete for a Canadian squad in the Olympics.