Donald Trump, make McGill great again

There is a huge problem at this university: McGill doesn’t win anymore. However, the expiration of Principal Suzanne Fortier’s term in June 2018 provides an important opportunity to reverse McGill’s decline. In 2018, the McGill Board of Governors should appoint Donald J. Trump to the position of principal and vice-chancellor[Read More…]

Grantland is dead; long live Grantland

On Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, Grantland died. After four years, the sports and pop culture website’s time has come to an end. In its short existence, Grantland became known for its wide range of longform journalism and blogging. Despite its cult following and consistent high-quality writing, Grantland was doomed from[Read More…]

Sharp axes and cold loggers

For the McGill Woodsmen, the preparations began weeks ago. A tremendous amount of wood has been chopped, stripped, and measured—every piece conforming to its event’s particular specifications. Equipment has been meticulously inspected, ensuring that the saws’ teeth are perfectly straight and the axes are sharp enough to shave with. When[Read More…]

From the track to the training room

The McGill Tribune had the chance to sit down with Martlet and Redmen cross-country and track and field Head Coach Dennis Barrett this past week for the sports section’s podcast, Beyond the Back Page. As a trainer for many professional athletes—including Olympic gold medalists, CFL players, and NHL players—Barrett has[Read More…]

Point Counterpoint

Each year March Madness offers countless baskbetball fans a glimpse into the world of college basketball. The popularity of this event speaks volumes for the allure of NCAA basketball, but is it more appealing than its professional NBA counterpart? Two contributors weigh in on the better level of ball.  [Read More…]

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