NFL Season Preview

AFC NORTH Pittsburgh Steelers— After getting a dose of Tebow-mania, the Steelers exited the 2011 playoffs earlier than expected. However, much of the roster that helped the team finish 12-4 last season is set to return, and expectations in Steeltown are high once more. New offensive coordinator Todd Haley promises[Read More…]

There’s no “Team” in Politics

On Jan. 23, the defending Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins made a commemorative visit to the White House in order to have their accomplishment recognized by the country’s commander-in-chief. This ritual dates back to 1865, when President Andrew Johnson invited baseball teams to the White House to celebrate their victorious[Read More…]

Top Ten of 2011

Ryan Reisert #10 – Rugby World Cup #9 – Manning’s Injury #8 – St. Louis Cardinals #7 – Green Bay Packers #6 – Women’s World Cup #5 – Tragedy in the NHL  Tragedy struck the NHL this past summer with three NHL player deaths. Derek Boogaard, Rick Rypien, and Wade[Read More…]

Political clubs gear up for election

Miranda Whist On March 25, the Conservative government of Canada fell after a vote of no confidence in the House of Commons. Students in campus political clubs are getting as actively involved as they can, even with exams only a week away. Charmaine Borg and Matthew Dube, co-presidents of NDP[Read More…]

William Osler: the Legacy of a Great Canadian

“The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow.”      – William Osler   When a young William Osler was attending medical school at McGill University in the early 1870s, the existing body of medical[Read More…]

SPORTS BRIEFS

Martlets chalk up another win McGill’s rugby women got the regular season off on the right foot on Sunday, crushing Bishop’s 55-0. Centre Laura Belvedere led the team with four tries, while prop Valerie Evans and fullback Julianne Zussman each scoring twice.

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