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Michelle Obama urges the power of education in Montreal

On Feb. 5, a crowd of 10,000 welcomed the 2018 Bell International Speaker Series (BISS) guest Michelle Obama to the Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain (CCMM). Obama presented a talk on womanhood and the power of collective organization, drawing upon her background as an activist, Princeton and Harvard graduate, lawyer, and former first lady… Keep Reading

Crew Collective & Cafe makes space for brews and brainstorming

One would think the expansive, ornate lobby of what was formerly the Royal Bank of Canada headquarters lobby would not make a great place for an experiment. Its church-like echo lends itself to hushed exchanges rather than bold and uninhibited conversation. Its dark corners and maze-like passageways are better imagined collecting dust than housing a… Keep Reading

Out on the town: Montreal’s best terraces for any occasion

The short-lived yet vibrant summer season is typically accompanied by lifted spirits and a drastic increase in traffic to the city’s best eateries. Walking through the city, one can often see patrons spilling out in high volume onto the patioed sidewalks, roofs, and backyards. Although the prevalence of restaurant terraces may be a product of… Keep Reading

Martlets dominate in bounce-back win against Vert et Or

Despite a tie for second place in the division standings, McGill Martlets (13-6) pulled off a dominant, lopsided win against Sherbrooke Vert et Or (12-7) Saturday night, cruising to a 3-0 sweep on the heels of Friday’s loss against the first-place Montreal Carabins (17-3) . Senior setter Yasmeen Dawoodjee’s electrifying performance began with two aces at… Keep Reading

What you need to know about the NWHL

Just five months ago, Manon Rheaume—the only woman to ever appear in an NHL game—dropped the ceremonial first puck for the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL)’s inaugural regular season game between the Boston Beauts and the Buffalo Pride. Rheaume smiled as she found herself, not in between the pipes as she was 30 years ago,… Keep Reading

From the viewpoint: BØRNS at Petit Campus

As I stuck out my wrist for a stamp guaranteeing entry into Petit Campus on Tuesday, I was expecting tonight’s experience to be pretty much in line with the average night out at Café Campus: Too many strangers moving together with all the synchronicity of two non-matching puzzle pieces, and too many casual encounters that… Keep Reading

Fall 2015 team previews: Part 3 – Martlet and Redmen hockey

  Martlet Hockey After a blowout loss to the lower-ranked Western Mustangs in the finals of the 2015 CIS National Championship, the Martlets are setting their sights on another shot at the title this season. Last year’s loss came after a 16-4-0 regular season record which landed the team the first seed entering the playoffs.… Keep Reading

Know Your Athlete: Paul Rakoczy

Paul Rakoczy is in a nostalgic mood as he prepares for his last season on the team. As his team gears up for the Baggataway Cup National Championship in November, the defenceman and co-captain is looking to the past for inspiration. “It’s bittersweet, for sure,’” Rakoczy said. “I love this lacrosse team. It’s something special.”… Keep Reading

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