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Man Sues Ex-Girlfriend For Sabotaging Music Career So He Wouldn't Move Away
A Canadian court awarded Eric Abramovitz a judgment worth $260,000 in U.S. dollars.
This Is The Man To Blame For The Term 'Bomb Cyclone'
Alexander C. Kaufman
Meteorology professor John Gyakum has stopped using the phrase he helped coin in 1980. Still, he has high hopes for its newfound popularity.
Scientists Detect Mysterious Radio Signals From Deep Space
Strange bursts are coming from 3 billion light years away.
Montreal University Buildings Evacuated After Bomb Threats Target Muslim Students
These threats are the latest in a string of anti-Muslim events in Canada.
Saving the Whales, Hating Israel, and the Future of Western Civilization
Prof. of Philosophy at Connecticut College, Campus Bureau Edit...
McGill's Judicial Board has done us all an immense service. Socrates, Hume, Mill--and ultimately all the many minority and disenfranchised voices themselves that have in recent years finally been getting their turn to be heard--should thank you.
Rebuilding the Dead Syria
Cosmopolitan and Humanitarian
If Syrians are given the chance to gain expertise in social work programs, they can help Syrian refugee communities in neighboring countries from marginalization and possibly rebuild, democratically, a better Syria with a better civil society.
Ban Ki-Moon's Address to Canadian Youth: A Call for Global Leadership
Engineer, M1 Architecture, Active Citizen
Leadership : the strengths of Canada and its youth "Today, I had the privilege of discussing with progressive, energetic
A College Education Is Worth the World, Young Genocide Survivor's College Dream Comes True
Scholar in history of conflict and atrocities, Fulbright schol...
This summer marks the two year anniversary of my work in Rwanda. I have met many incredible people during this journey, and know I will meet many more.
Climate Change Deniers in the United States Congress
Graduate, McGill University
Yet despite the depressing forecast ahead of us, the greatest danger that we face today is not the future consequences of our actions but the denial of facts.
The Soular Backpack: Increasing Education in East Africa
My goal is that through education, people will be given the tools to empower and alleviate themselves from poverty. I believe in the power of social business as the greatest catalyst in creating sustainable change.
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Empowerment Within Engagement: Reconciling Dialogue and Action in Model United Nations
Business Development at Wishpond Technologies
Participating in Model UN can improve your public speaking skills, sharpen your critical thinking and develop your research abilities.
Obesity Can Take 8 Years Off Your Life, Study Finds
, Guest Writer
People are generally considered overweight if they have a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 29.9. Those who are obese have a
CULTURE & ARTS
From Rodin to Reward Pathways: The Science of Art
Our experiences of art are so subjective that studying them in a scientific way seems impossible, but a growing field called neuroaesthetics is attempting to do just that.
A Conversation With Bass-Baritone Philippe Sly
San Francisco Opera's fourth presentation in the 2014/15 season is Handel's hit from 1730,
. Directed by Christopher Alden, the production debuted in 2008 and is a joint effort with the English National Opera and Opera Australia.
Why Students Should Care About Global Health
Student, McGill University
Students are in a unique place to stimulate change in the world. We have the resources and a lens of optimism through which we view the world.
All-Natural Student Stress Remedy: Silencing the Mind
Student, McGill University
On a practical level, meditation can aid in insomnia, stress, emotional instability, depression, productivity, concentration, eating-habits, and the list goes on... As students, we are all subject to these difficulties associated with academic endeavors.
Emma Watson's Feminism: Is It Enough?
Student, McGill University
I believe that the use of labels is generally detrimental to the fight for equality, particularly with such an exclusive and narrowly defined label as in Watson's use of feminism. Labels splinter groups, and in fact, conceptualize the borders themselves.
Understanding the Other Side of Our Birth Right
Student and editor-at-large, McGill University
What I learned from my experiences in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories is that identifying as an American Jew is not a disqualifying pre-requisite for being pro-Palestine, pro-peace, and pro-Israel all at the same time, but ignorance is.
TechFuture: Hold On! Paul Moller's Skycar Is Coming
Relentless Bill Robinson
Business, Technology, Politics & Rock 'n Roll Journalist
If you are feeling dejected and gloomy, never fear; there's a flying car coming right at you in the near future. A "Jetsons-like" transportation mode is just around the corner.
Winning the Hult Prize With My Company, Aspire Food Group
Hult Prize: Team McGill
Aspire Food Group, Hult Prize Team 2013
Exactly one year ago, I stood frozen cold inside the warm amphitheater of the Boston Museum of Science.
U.S. Ranks Near Bottom Among Advanced Nations In Efficiency Of Health Care Spending
When it comes to increasing female life expectancy, the U.S. ranking dropped down further to 25th place while it fared slightly
Start-Up Wins $1 Million to Tackle Global Food Crisis -- With Edible Insects
Journalist, professor and Hult Prize winner
And the $1 million Hult Prize for the best start-up idea that secures food for undernourished slum-dwellers goes to... a group of five students from Montreal, Canada, who want to grow, process and sell edible insects.
CULTURE & ARTS
3D Printed Wearable Instruments Turn Movement Into Music
For three years, the designers worked closely with dancers, musicians, composers and a choreographer to create the visually
The 85th Academy Awards Failed to Honor a Legend
Author, 'Contracted: America's Secret Warriors'
For many, Jake Eberts was a ray of hope, inspiration, and admiration. He served humankind by giving back and physically showing so much about the world in which we live. He was a legend yet Hollywood missed an opportunity to recognize his accomplishments.
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