Content warning: Racial discrimination and hate speech When thinking of sports, many people like to remember the epic highlights and the feel-good comeback stories. What is often overlooked is the systematic oppression that underrepresented groups have faced in sports over the years. Black people in particular have faced significant racial[Read More…]
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For the 20th event in the Feminist and Accessible Publishing and Communications Technologies Speaker Series, podcaster Anna Sigrithur led a Feminist Podcasting Workshop on Jan. 10 in Wilson Hall. With about 20 participants, the workshop was an interactive and judgement-free space. Sigrithur began by describing the most common podcast formats,[Read More…]
US Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) star forward Megan Rapinoe accepted Glamour’s Woman of the Year award on Nov. 11. The two-time World Cup champion has a hefty collection of awards for accomplishments on the field, but her activism off it is what makes her a true champion. In September[Read More…]
Adding the ‘e’ to Sports has been a long and contested road for the eSports community. eSports is a form of sport that designates a video game as the proverbial playing field. With high-end strategizing, physical execution, controversy over performance enhancing drugs, and match fixing pervading both sports and eSports,[Read More…]
Less than 24 hours after a dominant 4-0 win at home against Laurier, the McGill Redmen hockey team (11-1-0) won its eighth game in a row, defeating the Waterloo Warriors (4-8-0) 5-2 at McConnell Arena on Saturday evening. Despite surrendering the first goal to Warriors forward Colin Behenna, McGill stayed the[Read More…]
From the West end to the Mile End, Montreal is home to entertainment venues that make its prolific cultural presence possible. The Tribune’s Arts & Entertainment team dug up the histories of some of the city’s notable venues for a look at how they became what they are today. [Read More…]
Western Conference Central Division Chicago Blackhawks: Can you say back-to-back championships? Because that’s what the Blackhawks have been thinking of all summer. With an amazing array of offence and defence, the Blackhawks aren’t worried about just getting by in the regular season. Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa, and Patrick[Read More…]