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McGill undergraduate medical program placed on probation

On June 17 the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) and the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) put McGill’s undergraduate medical program on probationary status due to a failure to meet a variety of proper accreditation standards. The CACMS has given the university until December to create a detailed plan to fix

Protesters swelled through the streets of Downtown Montreal. (Emma Hameau / McGill Tribune)

Anti-austerity march draws estimated 75,000 protesters

Tens of thousands of participants marched in a protest against provincial austerity measures on April 2. The protest was organized by student federation Association pour une Solidarité Syndicale Étudiante (ASSÉ). According to the organizers, around 75,000 people participated in the march, which convened at Square Victoria at 1 p.m. and continued for more than two

Quebec student federation FEUQ faces internal turmoil

Preliminary discussions of creating a new student federation are ongoing following disorder in one of the largest student federations in Quebec, the Fédération étudiante universitaire du Québec (FEUQ). The  Fédération des associations étudiantes du campus de l’Université de Montréal (FAÉCUM), one of FEUQ’s largest member organizations, voted unanimously to leave the FEUQ this past weekend,

Opinion

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The greater goal of the Women’s World Cup

It amazes me when girls, many of whom play soccer themselves, say matter-of-factly that they do not like watching women’s soccer as much as men’s. Perhaps those who watched this year’s Women’s World Cup, held in Canada, might now say otherwise, yet by simply looking at my own experiences, it’s not hard to guess at

Features

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Campus stories: Tracking a year’s worth of experiences

In August, The Tribune met with nine different students, who would then go through a year’s worth of experiences in Montreal and McGill. Each was asked to describe something important to him or her. Eight months later, we revisited their stories. 

Sports

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From the Cheap Seats: Team Canada at the 2015 Women’s World Cup

As hosts of the 2015 Women’s World Cup, Canada has the luxury of playing a home game every time it steps onto the pitch during the month-long tournament. The electric atmosphere and the added pressure of playing in front of friends and family can be a volatile combination; the latter can test a team’s mettle

Science & Technology

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From the BrainSTEM: Montreal Museums Day

As a student, being able to immerse myself in Montreal’s rich network of museums—without having to pay anything—is an exciting proposition. On May 24, when the Board of Montreal Museum Directors hosted the 29th edition of La Journée Des Musées, Montréalais: Montreal Museums Day, I had to participate. The Biodôme, one of the participating museums,

Student Living

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Navigating Facebook: McGill has sent you a friend request

Facebook is great for sharing photos, connecting with friends, and staying up to date on off and on-campus events. There are many McGill groups and pages on Facebook that offer an array of updates and services for students. Here are the most important ones to follow to ensure a current and useful newsfeed. McGill Entering

Arts & Entertainment

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Seoul steps out of the shadows

For any up-and-coming band, the first festival performance is a big deal—it solidifies their role in the music world and confirms that the effort they put into their music is worth it. This experience was no different for Montreal-based band Seoul, who cheerfully reiterated during their performance that playing at Osheaga was their first “big

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