In November 2013, a San Francisco sports radio host made a number of misogynistic statements on air, arguing that women did not belong in the world of sports journalism. The resulting uproar shone a spotlight on some of the barriers preventing women from breaking into, and moving up, in sports […]
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I want Lebron James to three-peat and win another MVP award along the way; all hail the King. I would also love for Lebron’s football team, Liverpool, to finish in the top four of the Barclays Premier League while avoiding any Luis Suarez mishaps. —Zikomo Smith, Contributor This holiday season, I […]
The modern Olympics were created after Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee in 1894. De Coubertin had envisioned the Olympic Games as an international stage for amateur athletes to showcase their skills, but through the years, professional athletes have slowly been integrated into the Games. Two contributors weigh […]
In July 2013, Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin signed a law which gave police officers the right to make arrests on the grounds of disseminating “gay propaganda.” A number of other anti-gay laws have since followed under Putin, creating a whirlwind of controversy. Two contributors weigh in on whether a boycott by athletes and nations of the 2014 Sochi Olympics would be a good idea.
Our contributors make this paper possible. Thank you! We love you. Mayaz Alam Rebecca Alter Mido Assran Emilio Assuncao Rebecca Babcock Hrant Bardakjian Max Berger Justin Berot-Burns Anand Bery Priyanka Biljani Ilia Blinderman Matt Bobkin Anna Bock Tara Boghosian Leah Brainerd Naomi Braude Tessa Bryant Kevin Caplice Meghan Chand Kegan […]
Fear of the feminine captured by an entirely female cast, McGill English department’s production of The Revenger’s Tragedy by Thomas Middleton adds a layer of gendered irony to the Jacobean-era tragedy. This directorial choice by Patrick Neilson illuminates the period’s anxiety regarding women’s sexuality, bringing together a variety of lively […]
For If someone told you that police forces should cease to exist because in a few occasions, they have arrested the wrong person, would you join a picket line in front of a police station? No, you wouldn’t, simply because you know that the police are designed to punish offences […]
Andrew Meade (The Brunswickian) Andrew Meade (The Brunswickian) The 2010-11 season will go down as the most successful campaign in McGill Redmen history despite a disappointing finish. In an extremely physical contest McGill lost 4-0 in the National Championship final to the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds on Sunday […]
Max Sawicki The McGill Martlets are National Champions once again. The team capped a perfect 33-0 season against CIS opponents with a commanding 5-2 victory over the St. Francis Xavier X-Women on Sunday night at the Waterloo Memorial Recreational Complex. The championship marked the third time in four years that […]
The NBA and College Basketball Seasons are about to begin and there is no better time to revisit the debate on which league is more entertaining and deserving of your attention. NCAA fan Rebecca Babcock and NBA advocate John Willcock duke it out. NBA Coaching/Game play The quality of coaching […]