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Struggles won and struggles to come: Policy against Sexual Violence at McGill

“For many of us, we just felt relieved that the policy had passed,” Postgraduate Students’ Society (PGSS) Equity Commissioner Angela Yu said. On Nov. 22, McGill Senate unanimously passed the Policy against Sexual Violence. Erin Sobat, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) vice-president (VP) University Affairs, felt cognitive dissonance amid the applause. “There were… Keep Reading

Former Montreal Expos Bill ‘Spaceman’ Lee revives his political career

Despite his strong sense of justice, it is tough to know when to take Lee seriously. A University of Southern California graduate, he is intelligent and funny—he appeared on the cover of High Times after he was indicted by the MLB for marijuana consumption. He is also perceptive—at a recent film screening of his biopic Spaceman, Lee implored questioners not to be caught on the wrong side of history, like a “dinosaur with his stubby arms close to his chest.” It was a comically apt image and message. Keep Reading

SEAMLESS event connects students to McGill student services

The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) and Campus Life and Engagement (CL&E) invited speakers from six McGill offices to table at the fifth annual Student Executives at the McGill Learning, Engaging, Sharing, and Strategizing (SEAMLESS) summit on Oct. 24. The event aims to inform student leaders about services provided for the McGill community. Tables… Keep Reading

Know Your Athlete: Qadr Spooner

“[Football] is something my mom forced me to be a part of,” Spooner said. “So many benefits came after that—friendships, it helped me focus on school and do better in school; if you got bad marks you got kicked off the team [in high school….] It has just helped my life out so much. It keeps you from doing bad stuff [….] You meet so many great individuals and great peers.”  Keep Reading

McGill stalls, split regular season with Sherbrooke

McGill Redmen football’s (2-2) offence stalled in a 20-11 defeat to the Sherbrooke Vert et Or (2-2), on a blustery Sept. 24 day at McGill’s Molson Stadium. It was a disappointing loss for the Redmen, who led the Vert et Or for the first three quarters of the game. Sherbrooke, however, capitalized on McGill’s inability to find the endzone after the first quarter, stringing together some impressive fourth-quarter drives to put the game out of reach for the home team. Keep Reading

McGill wins $84 million grant for neuroscience program

McGill University reaffirmed itself as one of the top neuroscience research centres in the world when it won an $84 million federal grant to fund the innovative Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBFHL) program for the next seven years. Canada First Excellence Research Fund (CFERF) provided the grant as part of a federal science funding… Keep Reading

Take a knee: Why Colin Kaepernick’s protest is not in vain

Want to start a fight? Just follow Colin Kaepernick’s lead and kneel in protest of police brutality during the American national anthem at an NFL “Military Appreciation Night.” Since the Aug. 26 incident, Kaepernick has been derided for disrespecting the troops, desecrating the flag, and hating America. The least-inflamed of the anti-protest group argue that… Keep Reading

Four Redmen players represent McGill at annual East-West Bowl

On Saturday, May 14, McGill hosted the 14th annual East-West Bowl, an all-star game and showcase featuring the season’s top football prospects from Canadian universities. Four McGill players entering their senior year played with and against rival CIS talent from around the league. Offensive lineman Qadr Spooner, defensive back Charles-William Tremblay, linebacker Eric Gracioppo, and… Keep Reading

The Sport Authority EP. 7: Looking back at Sam Hinkie and The Process

[audiotrack title=”The Sport Authority Ep. 7: Looking back at Sam Hinkie and The Process” songwriter=”Zikomo Smith and Mayaz Alam” date=”April 12, 2016″ width=”700″ height=”200″ src=”″ autoplay=”on”] Sam Hinkie has resigned and The Process is over. After Hinkie’s resignation where do the Philadelphia 76ers go from here? Ziko Smith and Mayaz Alam are on the McGill… Keep Reading

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