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Super Bowl Predictions

Steven Lampert, Sports Editor:  Giants 24, Patriots 21 Christopher Nardi, Sports Editor:  Patriots 35, Giants 24 Ryan Taylor, Managing Editor:  Patriots 26, Giants 23 Shannon Kimball, Editor-in-Chief:  Giants 35, Patriots 28  Iain Macdonald, Production Manager: Patriots 1, Giants 0 Nick Petrillo, A&E Editor:  Patriots 49, Giants 24  Richard Martyn-Hemphill,  Opinion Editor:  Giants 14, Patriots 7 Tribune […]

Hashtag Criticism

Two weeks ago, SPIN Magazine announced it would be discontinuing its traditional in-print album reviews in favour of 140-character reviews posted on Twitter (@SPINreviews). SPIN reasons that, thanks to the Internet, listeners don’t depend on professional critics to act as authoritative voices about new releases: all anyone needs to discover […]

John K. Samson: Provincial

John K. Samson has penned some impressive lyrics as the frontman for beloved folk-rockers the Weakerthans, but none may better capture the heart of his music than the simple refrain of “I hate Winnipeg.” It’s the half-joking lyrical crux of 2003’s “One Great City!” a song about Samson’s love-hate relationship […]

The most egregious snubs of the 2018 Oscars

The Academy Awards are awful. This is not up for dispute. They’re trying to get better—this year’s nominees present a definitively more inclusive list than in years past—but at its heart, the event is a self-congratulatory, out of touch, typically-discriminatory money grab that almost always awards the wrong thing. Nevertheless, […]

Oscars snub some of the year’s best films

Silence Based on the 1966 Japanese novel of the same name, Silence follows two Jesuit missionaries who are sent to Japan with two missions. The first is to find Father Ferreira (Liam Neeson), a priest who is believed to have committed apostasy. Second, to continue Ferreira’s work developing small Christian […]

NHL 2016-17 Season Preview

Coming off an appearance in their first Stanley Cup final last season, the Sharks are poised to stay atop the Pacific division. They have a strong defensive core led by Marc Edouard Vlasic and Brent Burns, with a potent offence led by centreman Joe Thornton and winger Joe Pavelski. Add in their rising star netminder, Martin Jones, and their window to compete for the Cup remains wide open.