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McGill Celebrities

Courtney Ayukawa, Arts & Science Rep for SSMU

By Stephanie Gervais
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am

Year: U3 Major: Sustainability Science and Society Minor: Sociology Stephanie Gervais for Her Campus (HC): How did you first get involved with SSMU? READ MORE

Campus Celebrity: Julia Borghesi

By Katherine Rushby
March 25, 2014 - 9:00am

By: Katherine Rushby Many students who want to make a difference on campus become involved in student politics (or protests, for anyone familiar with McGill…), but not a huge number can boast that they actively make the campus a safer place. McGill has many safety-oriented groups and organizations, from Walk Safe to SACOMSS (Sexual Assault Centre of the McGill Students’ Society) to McGill Nightline, so when one of my co-workers told me she was mid-interview-process to become part of M-SERT (the McGill Student Emergency Response Team), I thought she would make a perfect Campus Celebrity. READ MORE

Hilary Hwu, co-founder of the student movement for Partners in Health

By Chloe Thimonier
March 23, 2014 - 10:00pm

  Name: Hilary Hwu Age: 21 Major and goals: Psychology, with a minor in Pathology. I’m hoping to go into the field of psychiatry once I graduate. I have been interested in global health since high school and became involved with Partners In Health since I fully believe in their core values and methods of creating access to healthcare. What is Partners in Health and what is its role on campus? READ MORE

Zach Macklovitch, Montreal's Youngest Restaurateur

By Ana Zdravkovic
March 18, 2014 - 10:54pm


Heather Johnson, Healthy McGill's Active Living Coordinator

By Anna Stuber
March 13, 2014 - 12:00am

  Having your health is a number one priority, especially during busy, stressful and full-on university life days. Healthy McGill helps students stay in touch with health, awareness and balance. Heather Johnson, Healthy McGill's Active Living Coordinator and Communications Coordinator, has been kind enough to share some more information on Healthy McGill, its goals, events, messages and some advice to students. Read our interview below to find out more about Heather and this amazing group that is right on campus. READ MORE

Ali Taghva, President of New Residence Hall

By Azara Lalla
March 11, 2014 - 9:00am

This week’s campus celebrity is the President of New Rez, Ali Taghva, a U0 Political Science student with some words of wisdom on being and getting involved. Why did you want to get involved with IRC? READ MORE

Kira Ilona, Soulful Singer

By Irmak Aydemir
February 25, 2014 - 3:05pm

  Scarborough born and raised, Kira Ilona is an English Literature student at McGill University with an exceptional talent and passion for singing. I had the chance to sit down with her and learn about her early love for music and the influences she has had along her musical journey.
  How would you describe yourself in only a few words? Introverted. I like to observe. How would you sum up your music in only a few words? READ MORE

Anish Shah, Co-founder of DAT Clothing

By Justine Williams
February 19, 2014 - 10:19am


Magalie Batrash, Montreal Health Coach

By Ana Zdravkovic
February 12, 2014 - 2:00pm

Health and diet are most definitely on the top of everyone’s New Year's resolutions lists, but as we creep further away from January, it's needless to say we seem to lose some of that "New Year, new me" inspiration and head back to our bad eating habits. On the other hand, there are people who truly do understand the consequences of these bad eating habits and the great effects they have on our health. I had the pleasure of speaking with Magalie Bastrash, or Mags, who was generously wiling to share her personal story and thoughts on the detrimental effects our bad eating habits and lifestyle choices can have on our health. READ MORE

Hannah Restle: Bringing the McGill Community Together at SNAX

By Esther Vinarov
February 6, 2014 - 1:31pm

Hannah Restle is the perfect example of a student who gets to have the ideal university experience: she’s highly involved in her religious community, does intramural track, plays cello in a quartet, has a thriving social life and on top of all of that, one of the best jobs a student could ask for at McGill. Many people might recognize the bubbly and always-friendly Hannah from her shifts as a cashier at SNAX, the Arts Undergraduate Society café located in Leacock. Now in her third semester of working at SNAX, she has a lot to say about how she’s managed to juggle it into all of her other activities, and the kinds of McGill student and faculty she has met along the way....