Athletes of the week Samuel Labrecque This is Labrecque’s second Tribune Athlete-of-the-Week honour, and deservedly so. The freshman defenceman has been a revelation this season and has been on fire of late, scoring seven goals in his past five games. Labrecque scored the game-winning goals in both of McGill’s weekend[Read More…]
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Should you stay or should you go
For the majority of incoming, out-of-province McGill students, the choice to study at McGill over other universities is a fairly easy one. Between the school’s renowned academic reputation, diverse student body, extracurricular and research opportunities, and outstanding football program (gotcha), there’s already enough to attract most prospective students to McGill—and[Read More…]
Peer review: McGill Classics Play
In a world where Hollywood churns out high-budget Classics-themed blockbusters like Troy (2004) and 300 (2006) every few years, it’s pretty common to find these types of ancient stories being retold in a dramatic form that’s accessible to modern audiences. What’s far more rare though, is to come across a[Read More…]
Reality TV we’d like to see
One of the lesser known shows that debuted this month is Framework, Spike’s latest reality TV offering that pits “elite furniture craftsmen” against each other in a competition hosted by—wait for it—acclaimed hip-hop artist, Common.
Student concert round-up
The Steel River Band and EMPEROR T and the Suspenders In case you’ve never heard of Barfly (4062 Saint-Laurent) before, here’s what it is in a nutshell: A hole in the wall tucked between Roy and Duluth that hosts a bluegrass night every Sunday, and is likely to be blasting[Read More…]
Pop Rhetoric: Cereal killer—Why Usher’s promotion is wrecking his image
Besides attracting local attention for walking around the Plateau wearing a raccoon hat before kicking off his current tour in Montreal, Usher has made headlines recently for following in the footsteps of generations of toy manufacturers and announcing that his latest single will be exclusively distributed as a cereal box[Read More…]
Behind the Bench: Happy days in the NBA
The fabric of a league rarely differs all that much on opening night from what it was the year before.
Pop Rhetoric: A tale of two musicians
When I heard Neil Young would be putting out an album on Nov. 4, the same day that Bruce Cockburn was set to release his autobiography, along with a nine-disc collection of career-spanning music, it got me thinking about how the two artists relate to one another. Young needs no[Read More…]
WHIM: What’s Happening in Montreal
COMEDY — Grinders Comedy Lab Open Mic Cheap laughs are the best laughs, and this place even lets you participate! Every Tuesday until Nov. 25, Theatre Sainte Catherine (264 Ste-Catherine E). Tickets $5. BALLET — Débile Métal and ‘We Used to See This’ Ballet can be really expensive; but this[Read More…]