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Chicago by the El train

Amelia Bailey The Windy City used to be best known for three prominent residents: Al Capone, Oprah and Michael Jordan. Many Chicagoans were content with their reputation for gang violence and the occasional successful sports franchise, but in the early 2000s, Mayor Richard Daley decided the city needed a change of face. The Obama campaign… Keep Reading

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Bad News Brown murdered

On February 12, Montreal lost one of its greatest hip-hop artists. Paul “Bad News Brown” Frappier was found murdered in Little Burgundy, near the Lachine Canal at the intersection of William and Richmond Streets. Frappier, 33, was found by police close to midnight with visible gunshot wounds. The Montreal Police Department was not at liberty… Keep Reading

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In the wake of big win, Bielby sets sights on FISU games

Adam Scotti It was quite a weekend for the reigning Quebec Swimmer of the Year. McGill’s Steven Bielby kicked it off by travelling to frigid Calgary to compete in the CIS championships. There, he qualified for two events at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, China by winning two gold medals, one each in… Keep Reading

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Letter to the Editor

RE: “Democracy is not a right” According to her recent opinion piece, McGill Tribune columnist Vicky Tobianah doesn’t think the events of the past few weeks indicate that Egyptians “want” democracy. Which begs the question, what exactly do Egyptians have to do to show that they “want” democracy? Do they need to do an interpretive… Keep Reading

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Schwarcz debunks psychics in lecture

Joe Schwarcz can fill a room, even over reading week. Last Thursday, McGill’s renowned science educator gave a talk titled “Science and the Paranormal” to a near-capacity crowd in Leacock 232. The talk was sponsored in part by the McGill Freethought Association, a club that encourages skepticism about, among other things, religion. Schwarcz’s talk, therefore,… Keep Reading

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Lakers swept

The second ranked Redmen kept on rolling during the break as they advanced to the OUA East final by sweeping the Ottawa Gee Gees and Nipissing Lakers in consecutive series. On Saturday, at McConnell Arena, the Redmen ended the Lakers’ playoff dreams with a 6-4 victory. McGill cruised to a 1-0 lead in the first… Keep Reading

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Why Palin won’t run

McGill Tribune Sarah Palin undoubtedly has an idea of the types of things a potential president should be doing, and what one should avoid. Palin’s behaviour is undignified and un-presidential, whether she is attacking her former political aides or starring in a reality TV show. Indeed, ever since Palin entered the national spotlight in 2008,… Keep Reading

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Concerns raised over Athletics promotions

Despite strong attendance numbers at numerous McGill athletic events this year, some students have recently expressed concerns about McGill Athletics and Recreation’s promotion strategies. They are primarily concerned with Athletics’ promotion of the events surrounding the actual games and with its efforts to work with student groups in promoting events. Students’  Society VP Internal Tom… Keep Reading

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Martlets clip Ravens in semis

Playoff recap The Martlets won the Quebec Student Sports Federation semi-final series, a best-of-three contest, against the Carleton Ravens last week. The Martlets, however, didn’t need all three games against the Ravens: on February 23 Gillian Ferrari, former defender for the national team, put a quick end to game one to earn a 1-0 victory.… Keep Reading

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The Feburary blues

There is a point you reach in the middle of the winter when you realize that Montreal is not actually fit for human habitation. Usually it happens when you’re walking back from campus late at night. The wind is blowing, and even that pair of long underwear you’ve got underneath your jeans isn’t enough to… Keep Reading

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