On March 17, McGill’s Figure Skating Club hosted its end-of-season show at McConnell Arena in front of a lively crowd. The performance was a fitting finale to the season, with each teammate showcasing their individual and synchronized skills. “I think we just enjoy skating with no pressure and sharing what[Read More…]
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Know Your Athlete: Catherine McGee
Growing up, Catherine McGee’s interest in anything aquatic, combined with their dance background, ignited their love for artistic swimming. She held her passion close throughout her school years and eventually, it landed her at McGill. “[Being in the water] just felt so calming for me, almost therapeutic, if that makes[Read More…]
MLB’s new rule changes: Should we be excited?
Baseball fans, it’s finally here––a new era of the sport is on the horizon. With the average game length coming in at three hours and four minutes, a plummeting fanbase, and offensive output on a steady decline since the juiced ball of 2020, Major League Baseball (MLB) finally recognized its[Read More…]
No more settling for mediocre soccer
Canada and the United States are often criticized for their lack of soccer culture. Though some cities’ enthusiasm shows that the two countries’ soccer culture is alive and well, the city-concentrated support for Major League Soccer (MLS) and National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) teams is not as pervasive as it[Read More…]
Know Your Athlete: Isabel Sarty
February was a busy month for varsity swimmer Isabel Sarty. At the RSEQ provincial championships over the weekend of Feb. 3, the Martlet won gold in her three individual and three relay events and was named RSEQ female athlete of the year. Later that month, she competed at the U[Read More…]
Mirror mirror on the wall, will Red Bull once again conquer all?
As the lights went out in Bahrain and the 2023 Formula 1 season got underway, fans flooded the stands to watch this year’s batch of drivers and cars perform on the track. With lots of speculation about who will win the World Championship, The McGill Tribune compiled a handy prediction[Read More…]
Sorry Canadiens fans––the Bruins are poised to take the cup
This might offend some Habs fans, but let’s be honest, the Bruins rock. Sitting at the top of the power rankings with 105 points and having played fewer games than many of their division opponents, the Bruins have dominated the NHL 2022-23 season—they could be coming for the Habs’ all-time[Read More…]
A sports defibrillator: Is Full Swing golf’s savior?
Drive to Survive, Netflix’s heavily dramatized Formula 1 series, brought millions of viewers to the sport and reversed its slow, decade-long decline in popularity. With the release of its sister show, Full Swing, on Feb. 15, fans are wondering if the media conglomerate can work its viewership magic once again—this[Read More…]
Varsity Round Up: Feb. 24 to March 5
McGill men’s hockey fails to conquer Concordia in semi-finals Julian Tabbitt After a dominant quarterfinal series against the Ottawa Gee-Gees (13–11–2), the McGill Redbirds hockey team (14–8–3) headed across town for the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) East semi-final series against the Concordia Stingers (19–7–0). With a 6-3 loss in the[Read More…]
Canada Soccer president resignation must be a force for progress
After more than two years in the position, Nick Bontis—the president of Canada Soccer—resigned following an escalation in the ongoing labour dispute between the organization and the Canadian Women’s National Team (WNT). Bontis’ resignation is certainly a step in the right direction towards a more productive relationship between Canada Soccer[Read More…]