Happy Halloween! October 31st is not the only scary day in the life of a grad student. Here some of the GradLife team’s stories. Creepy moments at McGill Working late at night in the lab and hearing strange sounds! Such as machines beeping (or the refrigerator’s motor) or security walking by or things falling. Plastic… Read More Gradlife scary moments
It’s that time of year again, when the streets are lined with ghouls and monsters, department stores are filled with plastic skeletons and more candy than they have room for, and I couldn’t be happier that it’s finally Halloween! Even though I’m a sucker for all things pumpkin, I’m most excited about all the new… Read More A Friend in Fear
Halloween has just come and gone, and like every year, the question on everybody’s mind is: so, who had the best costume? And like every year, the answer is the same: clearly, I did. Do let me explain. First, sure, yes, I admit, mine was far from the best (I saw some pretty amazing ones, actually), but… Read More What do you mean you don’t understand my Halloween costume?
Although Halloween has become more popular in Europe, for me it remains a very North American rite. This has been only my second Halloween season on the new continent, but I feel like I am ready to write a practical guide to Halloween, covering some essential knowledge for the newcomer. Let’s start with the most… Read More A Practical Guide to Halloween in Canada