In conversation with Laurence Parent, disability rights advocate

Entre Nous

Laurence Parent is an academic, a film maker and an advocate for disability rights. She will be one of the participants in Media@McGill’s Radical Affordances panel on MArch 23. In advance of the event, Parent spoke to the Reporter about her work.

Quebec supports feasibility study for McGill’s Royal Vic project

News

The Quebec government will help support a feasibility study to examine McGill’s proposal to develop the soon-to-be-vacant Royal Victoria Hospital into modern academic and research space, a forum on major Montreal projects was told Friday.

Hoop dream ends with second-place finish for plucky Martlets

Athletics

Korissa Williams scored a game-high 21 points and pulled down 14 rebounds as the No.1-ranked Windsor Lancers defeated third-seeded McGill 60-47 to capture their fifth consecutive Bronze Baby trophy as CIS champions in women’s basketball, Sunday, at the PEPS Centre on the campus of Université Laval. McGill’s silver-medal result was the best-ever finish at the CIS tourney for the Martlets.

Western blanks McGill 5-0 in CIS hockey finals

Athletics

Goaltender Kelly Campbell of St. Thomas, Ont., made 38 saves as the second-seeded Western Mustangs stunned top-ranked McGill 5-0 to capture their first-ever CIS women’s hockey championship, Sunday. The heavily-favoured and high-powered Martlets dominated and outshot Western 38-15 but were turned aside at every opportunity by Campbell, the tournament MVP who saved 93 of 94 shots in the three-game tourney.

Martlets advance to CIS basketball title game for first time in history

Athletics

Fifth-year point-guard Dianna Ros of Montreal, scored a team-high dozen points and All-Canadian Mariam Sylla knocked down the winning bucket as No.3 McGill rallied to edge second-seeded UBC 59-57 in a semifinal overtime thriller at the CIS Final Eight women’s basketball, held at the PEPS Centre, Saturday. The Martlets advance to today’s CIS national final for the first time in school history.

Last-minute goal sends Martlets to CIS gold-medal game

Athletics

Gabrielle Davidson of Pointe Claire Que., scored on a power-play with 49 seconds remaining and Taylor Hough, a junior from Toronto, earned her first career shutout as the top-ranked McGill women’s hockey team skated to a 1-0 victory over No. 4 St. Francis Xavier in a nail-biting semifinal at the CIS Final Eight national championship tournament yesterday in Calgary.

Hebert’s hustle moves Martlets to CIS semifinals

Athletics

Senior Gabriela Hebert and All-Canadian Mariam Sylla eached produced “double-doubles” as the No.3-seeded Martlets beat the No.6-seeded Saint Mary’s Huskies in the opening game of the ArcelorMittal CIS Final 8 women’s basketball championships at the Centre PEPS, Thursday.

Daoust delivers deadly hat-trick as Dinos dominated in CIS quarters

Athletics

Melodie Daoust scored three goals as the top-seeded McGill University women’s hockey team dominated the No.8-seeded Calgary Dinos in a CIS Final Eight national championship quarter-final at the Markin MacPhail Centre, Thursday.

In conversation with Arseli Dokumaci, FQRSC postdoctoral researcher

Entre Nous

Arseli Dokumaci is a Fonds Québécois de Recherche sur la Société et la Culture (FQRSC) postdoctoral fellow at McGill’s Social Studies of Medicine Department. Her work focuses on the intersections of disability and performance, with an emphasis on everyday life performances, visual ethnography and measurements of disability in medicine. As part of Disabilities Awareness Week (March 23-27), she will participate in Media@McGill’s panel on Radical Affordances, whose title is inspired by her own research in the area of critical disability studies.

McGill’s phishing expedition

News

Educating computer users on the consequences of phishing is a challenge, especially since cybercriminals develop more sophisticated-looking emails and schemes every day. We’re all incredibly busy and bombarded with emails; even the most tech-savvy among us have fallen into their trap.Last week, IT Services phished all faculty and staff members of the McGill community. Yesterday, March 11, they did it again. Some people ask why is this necessary?