With forwards few, McGill looks to the blue

Holly Stewart Until last month, Ryan McKiernan hadn’t played as a forward in over six years and was having one of the best seasons of any rookie defenceman in the country. In the 18 games before Christmas he notched 12 points—the fourth-most by any OUA freshman defenceman—as his McGill Redmen[Read More…]

Architecture Cafe shut down by McGill

The Architecture Café has served its last cup of fair-trade coffee, as McGill administration has decided to close the popular student hangout. Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) Morton Mendelson cited financial losses and improper management as the primary reasons for the decision to close the café and begin plans[Read More…]

McGill institutes $150 fee for study abroad applications

Students applying to study abroad in the 2011-12 academic year will be charged a non-refundable $150 application fee, due to a new policy instituted by the McGill administration this past September. Applications to study at a foreign university had previously been processed by McGill for free.   According to Deputy[Read More…]

OUA champs want national title

In university sports, turnover is the norm. Good teams are dismantled every year as players graduate or exhaust their eligibility. That’s why expectations are so high for the 2010-11 McGill Redmen, who have every key player from last year’s OUA championship team returning except for physical defenceman Yan Turcotte. After[Read More…]

MEN’S LACROSSE: Redmen lose a heartbreaker in overtime

The wind was howling Saturday afternoon at Forbes Field, conspiring with the McMaster Marauders to blow away McGill’s chance at an undefeated season. Two unanswered overtime goals, including a hat-trick marker for the Marauder’s Matt Morgan, left the Redmen on the wrong side of a 10-8 score.

THIRD MAN IN: Holding the court in contempt

To quote the First Amendment to the Bill of Rights: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

CAMPUS: Controversy over travel directive continues

After working to send McGill student teachers to Indonesia for over a year, professor Fiona Benson was “gobsmacked” to learn that the university’s new travel directive would force the trip’s cancellation less than a month before departure. “I was given a green light to go to Indonesia by [Faculty of Education Dean Hélène Perrault] and by the administration,” said Benson, who is also the director of the Faculty of Education’s Office of Student Teaching.

Police arrest 100 during March Against Police Brutality

The 14th annual March Against Police Brutality was declared unlawful shortly after beginning yesterday evening, as police used mass arrests to quell the demonstration in Montreal’s Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood. The Montreal Police Department (SPVM) arrested 100 protestors.

Redmen roll to the second round, captain Turcotte suspended

The McGill Redmen played the Jekyll and Hyde game once again on Sunday night, as they showcased both incredible skill and a complete lack of discipline during a 6-2 win over the Carleton Ravens at McConnell Arena. The victory clinched the best-of-three OUA East semifinal for McGill, who won consecutive games after a surprising loss in the series opener.

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