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    Fashion house’s esthetic rooted in nomadic youth

    Fashion house’s esthetic rooted in nomadic youth

    Jamil Juma, BSc(AgrEng)’02, calls China home and has lived in Kenya, Kazakhstan and Congo. All that travelling has influenced JUMA, the fashion line he runs with his sister, Alia.

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    The man behind the scares

    The man behind the scares

    Andrew Pyper, BA’90, MA’91, says he is in “the insomnia business.” His last book beat out Stephen King for an International Thriller Writers Award. USA Today says his new book is “damned scary.”

    Discovery

    Let me prescribe you a video game for that

    Let me prescribe you a video game for that

    Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is a leading cause of blindness for adults and notoriously difficult to treat. A McGill research team, working with Ubisoft, has developed a promising new therapy, a video game.

    Newsbites

    A tour of tasty treats

    A tour of tasty treats

    What Mélissa Simard, BA’08, knows about Montreal would make your mouth water. Take part in one of her ‘Round Table Tours for some insights into the city’s savoury nooks and crannies.

    On Campus

    Football hero gets his due

    Football hero gets his due

    Michael Soles, BA’89, now battling Lou Gehrig’s disease, is one of McGill’s all-time football greats. His ex-teammates have created a new award to honour Soles, the MVP of McGill’s last national title.

    Questions & Answers

    The sexting generation

    The sexting generation

    Thanks to smartphones, intimate photos can spread halfway around a school – and the world – with alarming speed. Cyberbullying expert Shaheen Shariff examines the issues surrounding sexting and young people.