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SEDE hosts workshop on gender identity and sexual orientation

Last Wednesday, the McGill Social Equity and Diversity Education Office (SEDE) organized a Safer Spaces workshop on gender identity and sexual orientation. The interactive event offered an introduction for participants graduate students, faculty, and staff members to address issues of marginalization in sexual diversity.

Students protest in monster themed austerity march. (L-A Benoit / McGill Tribune)

Demonstration draws crowds of thousands in protest against austerity

Last Friday, thousands of people including students, unions, and social service organizations gathered for a one-day strike and protest on the austerity measures being imposed by the Quebec government under Liberal Premier Philippe Couillard. The demonstration was declared illegal by the Montreal Police Service (SPVM) about 30 minutes after it began. The SPVM stated that

PGSS Executive midterm reviews

Brighita Lungu Ge Sa Jennifer Murray Juan Pinto Nikki Meadows Julien Ouellet (pgss.mcgill.ca) This week, the McGill Tribune conducted midterm reviews of the Post-Graduate Students’ Society (PGSS) executives. Click on the portraits to learn more. Members Affairs Officer, Brighita Lungu Lungu has been working on several projects, including the #ConsentMcGill campaign and mental health initiatives.

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Off the blackboard

In 1999, McGill’s World of Chemistry professors digitized around 6,000 35 mm slides to implement the lecture recording system (LRS) now employed in over 350 courses for about 50,000 students on campus. In 2011, the first Lorne Trottier Lecture Symposium was conducted, taking full advantage of the power conferred by webcasting technology to connect a

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Butterbeer Cupcakes

Recipes: Delicious desserts for the holiday season

Butterbeer cupcakes Cupcakes 1/4 cup butter 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, minus one tablespoon 1 tbsp cornstarch 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp canola oil 1/4 cup sour cream 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp butterscotch extract

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Student concert round-up

The Steel River Band and EMPEROR T and the Suspenders In case you’ve never heard of Barfly (4062 Saint-Laurent) before, here’s what it is in a nutshell: A hole in the wall tucked between Roy and Duluth that hosts a bluegrass night every Sunday,  and is likely to be blasting hard rock or metal on

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