Get to know your SSMU Candidates, Pt I –...

Sara Espinal HenaoMar 19, 2013

These interviews have been edited and condensed by  Sara Espinal Henao Photos by Alexandra Allaire, Simon Poitrimolt, Sam Reynolds See Get to know your SSMU candidates, Pt 2 for the Tribune’s endorsements VP External The VP External Affairs represents...

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Campus Life of the Student Parent

Sara Espinal HenaoFeb 19, 2013

Lillian Boctor is in her first year of legal studies at McGill. Selected from among 1,395 other aspiring lawyers who submitted their applications for the renowned B.C.L, LL.B program, this former freelance journalist and social activist’s future holds great...

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The Nature of Things: the quest for a greener...

Sara Espinal HenaoFeb 11, 2013

Throughout the past academic year, McGill students have certainly shown their green thumb: they cultivated 15,721 kg of food to provide fresh and organic produce to local communities; educated 21,000 people about sustainability through presentations,...

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Black History Month in Montreal

Sara Espinal HenaoFeb 5, 2013

High school textbooks of Canadian history have told, generation after generation, the tale of a settler colony besieged by territorial struggles between French pioneers and British conquerors— with a brief mention in between of the Indigenous peoples who...

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FEATURE: Bringing art to the streets

Sara Espinal HenaoJan 21, 2013

Louis-Philippe and I agreed to meet at a café on Masson Street to talk about art. As he reached over the table to take a sip from his cup of hot chocolate, I couldn’t help but notice his hands; they had traces of paint all over them. Louis-Philippe is a...

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Survival of the Fittest?

Sara Espinal HenaoNov 5, 2012

For decades, a flurry of academic, institutional, and governmental activity has openly embraced the concept of women standing shoulder-to-shoulder in their effort to open new doors in a male-dominated world. From the memorable Persons Case in 1939, to the...

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FEATURE: Everyday heroes take the leap for a ...

Sara Espinal HenaoOct 30, 2012

On Sept. 22, 60 ‘superheroes’ rappelled down a 22-storey Montreal skyscraper in support of a worthy cause: to promote the development and community engagement of the nation’s children with disabilities. This impressive display of courage and commitment,...

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FEATURE: Who is John François?

Sara Espinal HenaoOct 16, 2012

Every morning, John François begins his day by turning on the radio, his most constant companion. The voices of the commentators, the music, and the advertisements fill the air of his cabin as he prepares for the day ahead. John François is good-humoured and light-hearted.

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