Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire proudly put on a remarkable show for the thousands of people that crowded the Quartier des spectacles on Thursday night. The band’s passion for their beloved hometown shone through in their performance, and it was clear how happy they were to pay tribute to the people and city[Read More…]

In Baltimore, it’s all about the stadium

Trevor Drummond In September 2004, the Expos played their final game in Montreal. Since there was no way I was going to cheer for the Washington Nationals, I chose to hitch my fandom to the Expos star player, Vladimir Guerrero, who signed as a free agent with the Anaheim Angels.[Read More…]

Montreal Fashion Week

Sam Reynolds Sam Reynolds From Sept. 6 to 9, our cultural metropolis captivated the industry and the public alike at the 21st edition of Montreal Fashion Week. Bonsecours Market, in the hub of the Old Port, was the place to be seen and heard by buyers, bloggers, journalists, fashionistas, and[Read More…]

An ode to the now sickly sweet science

Though ESPN is now my homepage and I regularly have 15-20 different tabs of sporting-related articles open at a time, I didn’t like the majority of sports when I was young. My family never gathered around the TV for Hockey Night In Canada, and the only sports programming my dad[Read More…]

Student investigated for hateful tweets

The McGill administration is currently investigating Haaris Khan, a McGill student who, using Twitter, threatened to shoot a roomful of other students last week at a campus film screening. Khan made the threats at a screening of “Indoctrinate U,” a documentary, on March 8 hosted by Conservative McGill and Libertarian[Read More…]

The magic of Melo and the majesty of MSG

When you spend too long in one place, it tends to get to you. Therefore, it makes sense to use Reading Week to escape a dreary Montreal February for warmer climes. Yes, your faithful writer sought to escape the aggression of constant snow and biting wind and went to the[Read More…]

Time to move on from Jobbook-gate

McGill Tribune I’m certain most of you have recently heard rumblings about a certain “Jobbook-gate,” which has been tearing SSMU internal relations asunder. I would like to express my ardent support for Zach Newburgh. I believe that the calls for his resignation are completely unwarranted and overdramatic. It seems as[Read More…]

Carmelo Apple

Some sports’ trade deadlines arrive with a ton of hype and coverage, but rarely a trade that’s actually interesting, *cough* NHL *cough*. The NBA trade deadline is not one of those lame ducks, and 2011 was no exception. In fact, the 2011 deadline was one of the craziest in recent[Read More…]

Eat, drink, and be merry…unless you’re not After tending to their vegetable garden and sharing a warm cup of tea, Tom and Gerri Happle go home to fill their wine glasses and cook a hearty dinner. Occasionally, they invite friends, or their son Joe, to break bread with them. Through thick and through thin, from[Read More…]

Song and dance for the tortured soul

Alice Walker What do you do when you’re trapped in a Buenos Aires prison? You fantasize about movie stars, of course. That, at least, is how Molina—a gay window-dresser in prison for “corrupting a minor”—has gotten through his darkest hours. When Valentin, a hunky Marxist revolutionary accused of attempting to[Read More…]

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