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The Macdonald Mouthpiece is published by the Macdonald Campus Students' Society, Centennial Centre, P.O. Box 202, Macdonald Campus, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, H9X 3V9. Tel: 398-8787 Fax: 398-7966 DEADLINE IS 11:30 A.M., 1 DAY BEFORE PUBLICATION – TOMBÉE 11:30, 1 JOUR PRÉCÉDENT PUBLICATION

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20th, 2009 / MARDI, 20 OCTOBRE, 2009

Thurs, Oct 8th in the Ceilidh, at 9pm Beat the Clock! Next week: Halloween!
PAGINGS & NEWS / NOUVELLES
Pumpkin Carving at the Ceilidh with MAEG! The Mac Agro Ecology Group will be kicking off the Halloween week with a pumpkin carving night in the Ceilidh on Tue Oct 27 at 18:30. Pumpkins will be available for purchase for around $3. Please RSVP to martin.legault@mail.mcgill.ca

Language Exchange Class! Interested in learning a new language while meeting new friends? Come join us, Thus Oct 22 at 6pm in room R3-038. This week's theme is Korean! Open to ALL students, no sign-ups necessary MACMAG Open for Business! The MacMag, our monthly newspaper, is ready to run again! If you're interested in contributing in any way contact emily.mcgill@mail.mcgill.ca . We're looking for cartoons, articles, recipes, jokes, art, poetry, anything you can think of!: ) The Rape Aggression Defence System: self-defence tactics and techniques for women. This one and a half day course is offered to all female students, faculty and staff by McGill Security Services. Fri, Nov 6th 5pm-8pm and Sat, Nov 7th 9am—5pm in CC Ballroom. Cost $20 to be paid at Security in Laird. Info & registration at: http://www.mcgill.ca/security/training/rad/ Morgan Arboretum 2010 Calendar: Featuring seasonal photos from members. A local green product for your home and a great gift for friends and family. On sale for only $15 while supplies last at the MCSS Bookstore and in MS2-067A Engineers Without Borders is now accepting applications for the Junior Fellowship in International Development. Apply for a lifechanging, 4-month overseas volunteer experience for summer 2010!! For more information on how to apply, please email: juniorfellow_mac@mcgill.ewb.ca. Applications deadline October 24th, 2009 Rec Night: In the Ceilidh every Wednesday, 7-10pm This week: Arts & Crafts club featuring Halloween decorations!
Beer Tasting at the Ceilidh: Every Thursday at Happy Hour. This week featuring “Coup de Grisou”

It takes 10 years for Styrofoam to decompose!! Give us your opinion on biodegradable alternative cafeteria dishware. Please complete the attached survey and drop it off at MCSS counter (Centennial Center)
2009 Macdonald Holiday Card Contest: The contest is open to all Macdonald students. Be creative! But make sure your design is representative of Macdonald Campus. All entries must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Mon, Nov 9, 09. High resolution photographs or original drawings are acceptable. Drop off your artwork at the Dean’s Office, MS2-031 with your name, student ID number, program and year as well as phone number or email. The winner will be selected by the Dean and his Executive Committee and receive $250.The winning submission will be used as the Dean’s holiday card for 2009 and the original artwork will be displayed in the Macdonald-Stewart Building. Other entries will be returned.

Program Hoodies are in, please come and pick up RainbowMac Movie Night: “Transamerica” will be playing at 6:30pm in room CC1-016 Thur Oct 22nd. Popcorn will be served MWA Movie Night: MWA is hosting a showing of the film Sharkwater on Thur Nov 5 in MS2-045. Popcorn and drinks for sale from 6:30 on, film starts at 7:00 pm. Movie is free! Hope to see you there!' Dim Sum Sale! CSSA will be selling dim sum this Wednesday from 11am-1pm in the MS lobby. $1 each, bring your own mug for free tea.

Living Amidst Lions: Professor Wouter Van Hoven of Ecolife Expeditions: Vets in the Wild is visiting Mac, Thu Oct 22 at 5:30pm in Room R2-045 to discuss his career and an amazing opportunity for YO YOU to go to South Africa summer 2010! Please email your confirmation of attendance to aesusatmac@gmail.com! See Aesus blog and ! Facebook page for further details! Refreshments t! Life isn't fair but your coffee can be! Every Wednesday morning, 8:30-11am, in the 11am, MS Lobby Engineers Without Borders offers you fair trade coffee or tea as well as healthy baked goods by donation. Bring your own mug
(or bring a buck to borrow one of ours). See you there there!

BIO in the Outaouais: unique opportunity to try your Outaouais BIO production idea Dead Deadline Oct 31-see CaPS for details. PACE is coming: Program for the Advancement of Career Exploration Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, Know where you are going. Career Fair: Thur Oct 29, is your résumé ready? CaPS: Advanced Quantitative Methods tutor needed, apply at John Abbott College-Student Employment College Centre employmentcentre@johnabbott.qc.ca Permanent Residency: Are you an international student? Wish to become a permanent resident of Quebec? Check the mouthpiece in the coming weeks for details!

Upcoming Library Workshops: ENDNOTE! Registration is limited! gistration For more info, see the Macdonald Campus Library website. -EndNote 1 website
Essentials Oct 20, & Oct 27

ATHLETICS/ATHLETIQUES
Please consult our Scoreboard or web page at: http://agrenv.mcgill.ca/society/athletics http://agrenv.mcgill.ca/society/athletic

ACADEMICS/ACADEMIQUES
NRS TA Excellence Award: The Department of Natural Resource Sciences is accepting nominations for its Teaching Assistant Excellence Award. This honor is awarded annually to a TA who helps students in an effective and stimulating manner. Forms are available in MS3-040. Deadline for receipt of nominations
for this semester is Thur, Dec 3, 09.

STUDENT AFFAIRS/AFFAIRES AFFAIRS ETUDIANT(E)S
2010 Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Scholarship Scholarship:

To encourage young Canadians to study full-time full in their second official language. Value $7,000. INTERNAL DEADLINE Nov 23, Student Affairs Office, Laird Hall Room 106. 106 For details visit www.aucc.ca For Exams: travel plans, id cards, schedules, academic conflicts, religious conflicts, etc. http://www.mcgill.ca/student-records/exam/ http://www.mcgill.ca/student http://www.mcgill.ca/student-records/exam/conflicts/ http://www.mcgill.ca/student Students in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences must submit the completed Religious Conflict Form [.pdf] to the Student Affairs Office: Laird Hall, Rm 106, Macdonald campus by Friday, November 20th, 2009. University Exchanges Information Session Exchanges: Thur, Oct 22, 10–11:30am in CC 1-150 am

Tropical Multicultural Learning Experience-BITS: Engage in international studies in tropical Barbados with the Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies Program. Learn more at an information booth in the Mac MacStewart lobby on Tuesday Oct 20 20-Nov 24

STUDENT SERVICES/SERVICES AUX ÉTUDIANTS(located in the Centennial Centre, CC1 CC1-124)
Winter Coats Wanted: Stuserv’s 3rd annual Winter Coat drive! We need coats/jackets, hats, gloves & , scarvesDonate, no later than Fri Nov 6, Drop off donations at Student Services, CC1-124. Position Available: for Winter Coat Project, to Project help distribute winter coats for students in need (in the CC). $10.00/hr for a few hours a day. Interested? 0/hr I bring your CV and Minerva schedule to Student Services Health Services: Great News! We now have a Doctor every Tuesday from 9am-11:45am and the 11:45am Nurse is now available to students 4 days a week, Monday – Thursday. Please contact us to make an appointment. 514-398-7992 Student Financial Aid: Get all your financial questions answered, every Wednesday just Wednesday, make an appointment at 514-398 398-7992 CaPS: Gaspé-Would you consider living and Would working in this beautiful region? Paid exploratory visit Oct31-Nov2 -see CaPS for details and application. see

MEETINGS/SEMINARS/SÉMINAIR
Panama Field Study Semester Info session Wed Oct 21ST, 09 5:30pm Burnside Hall Room 426

MISCELLANEOUS/DIVERS
La Coopérative du Grand Orme will be having a conference on worm composting Thu, Oct 22, at 7pm! Come visit us: 99 rue Sainte-Anne , Sainte or www.coopdugrandorme.ca and click on the calendar ! Wanted: Responsible student to Babysit my 3 month old infant while I infa attend meetings and class. Thursdays, 10am10am 3:00pm. $10/hour. Contact Elena at elena.bennett@mcgill.ca . For sale: 2 Tickets to the Montreal Canadiens vs Atlanta Thrashers on November 3rd at the Bell Center. Tickets are together in the Grey Section of 334. $125 for the pair. Call Justin 514 514-475-1894