What’s Up info bulletin

What’s Up is an information bulletin with news of student-related on-campus events. Students are encouraged to make a habit of reading What’s Up, as they are responsible for knowing the academic content it contains, such as information about academic procedures, deadlines and exams. The submission deadline is 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays via the What’s Up submission form.

Week of January 27, 2020

Tuesday January 28

1-2 p.m., D-105, Career Workshop. With the university application deadline approaching, find out which program (s) will help you meet your career goals. Counsellors will be on hand to guide you. Sign up with Josie Cavaliere (A-154) and pay a $10 fee. Remember to complete the interest tests and bring them with you on the day of the workshop. Hope to see you there!

Thursday January 30

1-2 p.m., A-306, Séance d’information sur le Test de français international. Vous voulez tenter votre chance dans une université francophone? Vous devez passer un test de compétence linguistique et ne savez pas trop à quoi vous attendre? Participez à la séance d’information sur le test de français international! Vous apprendrez davantage sur les conditions de l’examen et sur sa structure. Des ressources pratiques d’examen et des rencontres individuelles supplémentaires seront aussi proposées.

Friday January 31

4-5 p.m., A-369, MNA Jennifer Maccarone ’90 will be on campus to speak with students about her career in politics, including her role as an advocate for people living with a handicap or on the autism spectrum. All are welcome to meet her.

4-6 p.m., Student Lounge, Career Fair. Are you an Arts and Sciences, ALC or Liberal Arts student? Would you like to learn about possible careers you can pursue? Come to Career Fair to meet Marianopolis graduates working in such interesting fields as architecture, non-profit, law, translation and more! MIO Christianne Meloche to register or if you have any questions. See you there!

Coming up

February 4, 12:45-2 p.m., A-315, Smiles for Smile Headshot Fundraiser. A partnership between Operation Smile Marianopolis and the Photography Club aiming to provide professional headshots to students for job and school applications. Group photos with friends can also be taken. Get 5 headshots for $10 or 8 group photos for $12. Proceeds will be divided between the two clubs and donated to Operation Smile Canada.

February 6, 1-2 p.m., A-306, Atelier sur le curriculum vitae. Vous voulez tenter votre chance dans une université francophone? Vous devez déposer un curriculum vitae et avez besoin d’aide à le créer ? Participez à l’atelier sur le curriculum vitae! Vous apprendrez davantage sur la structure du cv et de la lettre de motivation. Une révision individuelle de vos propres documents sera possible par la suite.

February 12, 9:30 a.m-12:30 p.m., A-366, Canadian Computing Competition. Students interested in computer science and software engineering are invited to participate in this year’s Canadian Computing Competition, organized by the University of Waterloo. Registration is open until Monday, February 3. For more information contact Prof. Robert Vincent or visit the contest webpage.

February 20, 1-2 p.m., Student Lounge, Marianopolis Science and Technology Fair. Drop by to see what projects our students have been working on. Each project will have a poster presentation and the students will be available to answer your questions. Come visit to show your encouragement and support!

February 22-23, McGill University Faculty of Law, Mock Trial Invitational open to college students in any program, particularly those interested in law. Mock trials are litigative, competitive performances where students re-enact courtroom proceedings, arguing to either convict or acquit a defendant. A mock trial team is composed of student witnesses, who testify as if they are the characters involved in the case, and of student lawyers who cross and direct examine the witnesses. It is one of the best and only ways for students to practice litigation techniques and to receive feedback from practicing lawyers and judges.  To learn more and sign up, visit mcgillmocktrial.com/about and follow the event on Facebook. For any questions, email mocktrial@mcgillprelaw.ca.

March 11, 2020, Deadline to enter the World of Images Intercollegiate Photography Contest. $3,000 in grants available. For information on how to enter go to monde.ccdmd.qc.ca/concours/.

Marianopolis is presenting the Vagina Monologues again this year! The Vagina Monologues, written by Eve Ensler, are made up of various personal stories read by a diverse group of women. Each monologue deals with an aspect of the female experience such as sex, body image, love, rape and menstruation. If you are interested in participating, please contact Camille Battista and Kalliopé Anvar McCall by MIO or through Facebook.

To join the Marianopolis Broadcast Network (MBN), send a MIO to Louis Yoon.

Whether you are a writer or artist, or just seeking to develop those skills, we want your writing and artwork for our new literary magazine. All submissions are welcome, even if they have been submitted elsewhere. Submit to mari.litmag@gmail.com your poetry, short stories, comic strips and other writing. There is a 3,500 word limit. Art can be graphic or done by hand and should be one page or less per work, except for cover pages, which can span two pages. For those interested in slightly more commitment, we are looking for editors and graphics/layout. We plan to publish in April for ArtsFest.

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Mathematics Competitions

Results are finally in for the 2019 Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC) and for Canadian Senior Mathematics Contest (CSMC). Please drop by B-322 to find out individual scores.

February 3 at 4 p.m. is the deadline to sign up for the American Mathematics Contest (AMC 12) taking place February 5, and the Concours de l’AMQ (Association Mathématique du Québec) taking place February 12. Space is limited, so drop by B-322 to submit your name. See the Math Bulletin Board located just outside B-322 for details.


Demons practices

  • Basketball, Mondays and Wednesdays 6 p.m., Gym
  • Volleyball, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 p.m., Gym
  • Badminton, Tuesdays and Friday 7:30 and 6 p.m., Gym


Support services are available to help you. All of these resources are centrally located on campus and easily accessible each school day:

  • Meet with an Academic Advisor (A-269) to discuss current or university studies
  • Explore career choices and personal and mental health matters with Counsellors (A-156 to 160)
  • See the Nurse for physical health questions and concerns (A-168)
  • Get support in English or French literacy from the Writing Centre (I-306)
  • Find a peer tutor for help with coursework at the Learning Resources Centre (A-256)
  • Boost your research and citation skills at the Library (C-200)
  • Discuss tuition-relief options with Financial Aid (A-164)
  • Buy a variety of supplies and get answers to just about any question at Wayne’s, the Campus Store and Info Centre (A-101)
  • Find out which study spaces are free during the day.

Learn more at marianopolis.edu/student-support

Smoking or using an electronic cigarette is prohibited inside the College and on campus grounds except in the designated outdoor area. Violators will be fined.

During an emergency evacuation all stairwells and exits are available, even in construction zones.  If a sign on a door says “Do not enter, for evacuation only,” you can use this route, but only during an evacuation.