Cover: Invisibility Blues by Clifton Ruggles, BEd'77
|Salaries for Students
Occupation of the Principal's Office is the highest form of student protest. From the sixties to the nineties, the issues remain eerily similar.
BY ANDREW MULLINS AND SEAN PIERRE, BSc'97
|A Poet's Life
Theirs is a charmed life - except for the remuneration, of course. In this essay, we see that the life of a poet includes the luxury of playing with words, reading in smoky cafés, international travel and intrigue, and even residence in a Buddhist monastery.
BY ANDREW MULLINS AND PATRICK McDONAGH
|Get the Most out of McGill
Even after you graduate, McGill is chock-full of services you can use. Here's our consumer guide to making the most of McGill after graduation.
COMPILED BY SEAN PIERRE, BSc'97, AND ANGELIE KIM, BA'98
|The Complex Face of Black Canada
A McGill study reveals that Black Canadians are less likely to be collecting government assistance than the average Canadian and are equally, if not better, educated. Then why are blacks poorer and more likely to be laid off?
[ en français ]
BY GEORGE ELLIOT CLARKE
|La première année d'études
Souvent la plus difficile, trop d'étudiants ne vont pas au-delà de leur première année à l'université. Pour faciliter le passage de cette étape, McGill s'est dotée de nouveaux moyens.
PAR PIERRE THÉROUX
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