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You Were On Point, Phife: A Review of A Tribe Called Quest’s “We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service”

By Alexandre Darche   2016 has been plagued by the deaths of many of our favorite celebrities. This past March, the hip-hop community lost one of its pioneers, Phife Dawg from A Tribe Called Quest. When I was in high school, their music sparked my curiosity to find music which was not just what was

McGill Engineering Design Teams 2016-17

By Fariha Hassan   McGill Engineering has always had a great reputation when it comes to learning all the theoretical aspects of engineering. However, engineering is not meant to be only learned in the classroom behind a desk. Aside from laboratory components in some of our courses, you might be wondering where you could get

Remembrance Day 2016

By Nick Brunt   The morning of November 11, 1918 began like any other in the trenches of the Great War. Their long lines of sandbags and barbed wire, cut like wounds at the edges of the bare, earthen battlefields of Europe, lay quiet save for the distant sound of firing artillery. The previous four

What happened, Apple? – A Rant

By Alexandre Darche In 2007, Apple released the iPhone in a world where Blackberry reigned as the king of the cellular market. This risky move quickly snowballed into the smartphone phenomenon of rectangular, all-touch, minimalist design we see everywhere today. It turned crackberry addicts who couldn’t put down their QWERTY devices into Apple-heads who line

EUS Executive Profiles 2016-17

By Fariha Hassan Welcome (back) everyone! It’s the start of a new academic year at the Faculty of Engineering, and everyone can feel the hustle and bustle in the McConnell Engineering building: EUS Mall is back in business, some of the most exciting events of the year are rolling in and our tutoring services are

The Marvellous Belgian Beer Pipeline

By Nick Brunt Considering the international attention directed towards it in the past few months, the entrance of Bruges’ Halve Maan (Half Moon) Brewery is inconspicuous enough. Situated on a leafy square in the south of the city’s medieval centre, the only outward sign of its location is hardly imposing: only a modest placard marks

The American Election

While Canada still hums along in its honeymoon phase with be¬loved Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, complaining only about the exchange rate and how bad the Habs are this year, just south of the border, some are preparing for war at the polling booth as Americans vote for Presidential candidates. Democrats Does Bernie Have A Chance?

Bring Your Own Juice Brings the Laughs

Everybody likes to laugh on occasion, even uptight McGill students. McGill is known internationally as a serious academic institution, whose research areas include oncology, architecture, and mind control, to name a few. As I discovered at a preview for Bring Your Own Juice (BYOJ), if you look deeper into these topics, you can find comedy

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