Author: Eric Mauser

Former Concordia student sues university over expulsion On January 20, Ashraf Azar, a Concordia University student expelled for plagiarism in 2004, entered the Quebec Superior Court to begin a new lawsuit against Concordia. This lawsuit, unlike the previous one filed in 2007, seeks a court injunction in place of monetary damages.   “If I really had[Read More…]

With forwards few, McGill looks to the blue

Holly Stewart Until last month, Ryan McKiernan hadn’t played as a forward in over six years and was having one of the best seasons of any rookie defenceman in the country. In the 18 games before Christmas he notched 12 points—the fourth-most by any OUA freshman defenceman—as his McGill Redmen[Read More…]

UFC: Ultimate Fighting Conversion

Last Saturday night, from the friendly confines of my living room, I experienced my first Ultimate Fighting Championship event. I had seen a few Mixed Martial Arts fights before, but had never watched a live pay-per-view. The show, it turned out, was spectacular. And that has a lot to do[Read More…]

Carabins sweep Martlets in semi-final series

Adam Scotti A chance to extend their semifinal series against the Carabins slipped through the Martlets’ grasp as the match point found its way through libero Daphnee-Maude André-Morin’s outstretched hands. “We gave it our all and it came down to a fourth set, 24-23, for the other team and one[Read More…]

Paying for the win: the new reality of the EPL

The January transfer window was off to a slow start for most European soccer leagues, until the last day of the month, when the headlines were flooded with unforeseen transfers of epic prices. Notably, Chelsea paid £58.8 million for striker Fernando Torres—breaking his long-term contract with Liverpool prematurely and becoming[Read More…]

Second-ranked Redmen roll in rout of Gee-Gees

Holly Stewart The second-ranked McGill Redmen (23-2-2) finished a record-setting season in impressive fashion as they shut out the Ottawa Gee-Gees (11-13-3) 7-0 in their final home game of the season at McConnell Arena Friday night. The Redmen dominated the Gee-Gees for the whole game as Guillaume Doucet scored four[Read More…]

Egyptian protests in Montreal spread to McGill campus

  The protests that have engulfed Egypt came to McGill’s downtown campus on Monday in the form of a midday demonstration by Amnesty International. While this is the first physical manifestation of the turmoil at McGill, the issue has been worrying for many students since protests first began nearly two[Read More…]

Arts students showcase research

Robert Smith The first annual Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Research Event brought together bright minds from different departments on Wednesday to showcase some of the research done by undergraduates in the past year. Using various multimedia, students were asked to creatively present their research in a series of five-minute presentations.[Read More…]

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