Burnside is the vision of practicality – Alexander MacKenzie A quick glance towards Burnside Hall reveals nothing striking about its immediate design. Perhaps the most observant of oceanographers or astrophysicists studying in the building could casually point out its warm sandy colour, and wavy texture adorning the walls outside. Likely[Read More…]
Tag: Point Counterpoint
Point-counterpoint: To be synchronous or asynchronous
The McGill Tribune Opinion section staff writers debate the merits of the synchronous versus asynchronous learning styles adopted during the pandemic. Michael Dickinson: Synchronous COVID-19 has upended students’ university experiences, and without a normal routine, it is hard to stay motivated. Many students also feel socially isolated and miss the sense[Read More…]
Point-counterpoint: Messi versus Ronaldo
Soccer is inherently a team sport, but it is important to take into account individual statistics when assessing the success of individual players. Each player has a unique impact on their team, but there are some statistical metrics that lend themselves to comparison. In recent decades, two players have risen[Read More…]
Point-counterpoint: The greatest Formula 1 driver
The greatest Formula 1 drivers of all time come in pairs: Schumacher and Ferrari, Hamilton and Mercedes, and Senna and McLaren. To understand the magnitude of their greatness, one has to consider not just the stats but also the context behind each driver’s success. Looking at all of Formula 1[Read More…]
Point-counterpoint: Should fans bandwagon or remain loyal to losing teams?
The Tribune debates whether hopeless fans should abandon ship or ride out the storm
Point-Counterpoint: Is LaVar Ball helping or hurting his sons’ careers?
LaVar Ball’s behaviour has compromised his sons’ basketball careers Alec Regino Lonzo Ball will probably be the Los Angeles Lakers’ first round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, but his father, LaVar Ball, is the one dominating headlines. So far, LaVar has broken new ground in the game of sports[Read More…]
Point Counterpoint: Should NBA Teams Rest Stars
With NBA commissioner Adam Silver recently weighing in on the debate of whether or not teams should rest their stars, our writers give their opinions.
Point Counterpoint: Super Bowl Edition
Super Bowl 50 will be an intriguing matchup. Will the seemingly unstoppable Carolina Panthers run away with the title or will Peyton Manning lead his Denver Broncos to victory and finish his career with a second ring? Our contributors weigh in. [audiotrack title=”The Sport Authority Ep. 3: Super Bowl 50 preview”[Read More…]
Point Counterpoint: 1995-1996 Bulls vs 2015-2016 Warriors
This year’s Golden State Warriors have been dominating whatever futile opposition their competition throws at them all season long and have lost only two games this season. Michael Jordan’s 72-win 1995-96 Bulls have long been recognized as the best team ever. Is it time to crown a new king? The[Read More…]
Point Counterpoint: 1993 Blue Jays vs. 2015 Blue Jays
The Toronto Blue Jays just wrapped up their first AL East Championship in 22 years, ending a magical season with a 93-69 record. Could this year’s squad be even better than the beloved Jays of ‘93? Click each perspective to read more 1993 Elie Waitzer PITCHING Comparing the ERAs of these[Read More…]