SSMU FYC Presents: Open Mic Night at Gerts!

FYC is very excited to announce Open Mic Night at Gerts! It’s this Saturday, April 13th from 9pm to 1am, making it the final Gerts event of the year! Everyone at McGill is invited – it is not exclusive to first years!

Open Mic Night is a chance to feature your impromptu performances and artistic talents. There will be a keyboard and two mics on the stage, and the rest is up to you! Some common performances include spoken word, acapella performances and even stand-up comedy!

Thinking of performing? Sign-up is open prior to the event and some sports will be open for reservation. If you’d like to, please send an email to: with the name of the performers and 3 preferred time slots (please rank them in order of preference – each time slot if 5 to 7 minutes).

For $2 cover you can perform, watch others perform, drink and be merry before finals!

The night will feature special guest performances by:

TONAL ECSTASY, McSWAY Spoken Poetry, and SOULSTICE Acapella!

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The Amazing Race Montreal: Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the Amazing Race Montreal!

  1. 1st Place  – Team Rocket: André St-Jacques, Jean Zhang and teammate
  2. 2nd Place – Noble Tribesmen: Karam Nwilati, Jessica Insogna, Philipe Bujold, Cristina Sciortino
  3. 3rd Place – Team MAJik: Julia Tsybina, Aydan Anderson, Malcom McKinty-Desautels, Ky Kim

SSMU FYC Presents: First Year Formal

The First Year Formal will be held on April 4th 2013 at the Holiday Inn ballroom on Sherbrooke. Think classy -The night will entail a night of professional photography, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and dancing! First years are welcome to bring a date to the event where they can celebrate completing their freshman year at McGill. Attire is semi-formal, so ladies, get dolled up, and gentleman, suit up! It’s time to dress to impress, after all many photos will be taken, and memories will be made, as this will be a night to remember!

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The new FYC site is up and running!

The new website for the First Year Council of SSMU is now up and running for all to see. First-year students can come to get information about FYC’s current activities, to schedule an appointment, to contribute to their listserv, and more! Be sure to regularly visit to be kept up to date about events.