Battiston impressed at nationals. (Sam Reynolds / McGill Athletics)

McGill disappoints at national championship meet

“As long as our present group continues to strive for excellence, we should be in good shape next year and beyond,” McGill track and field Head Coach Dennis Barrett, said. “It will indeed be exciting with the talent we presently have.” His comments came in light of the general enthusiasm for[Read More…]

(Sam Reynolds / McGill Athletics)

Championship Recap

RSEQ Championship — Track & Field For the third time this season, McGill hosted the wealth of track teams from across Quebec in the RSEQ provincial championships. Battling hard throughout the weekend, the Martlets claimed their first conference title in the last six years—thanks in large part to an incredible[Read More…]

Giant marine sponge in the South Pacific. (

Ocean may yield cystic fibrosis treatment

The Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Centre at McGill University and the University of British Columbia are looking in unexpected places for potential cures—under the sea. Dr. David Thomas, Chair of McGill’s department of biochemistry and Canada Research chair in molecular genetics, focuses his research on investigating quality control of proteins.[Read More…]

Darche is engaged in the NHL lockout negotiations. (Luke Orlando / McGill Tribune)

McGill NHLer weighs in on the lockout

The Tribune had the opportunity to sit down with Mathieu Darche, a McGill graduate (B.Com. ‘00) who played in the NHL last season with the Montreal Canadiens. He weighed in on his time at McGill, this year’s Redmen roster, and the current NHL lockout.  McGill Tribune: What do you remember[Read More…]

Guelph’s men and women teams claim their seventh and eighth straight CIS championship, respectively. (Geoff Robins)

McGill runs to respectable finish at Nationals

On Saturday, members of McGill men’s and women’s cross country teams participated in the 2012 national championships at Western University. The event featured 17 female and 18 male teams from across the country. When the dust settled, the Martlets had finished seventh overall in their 5km race, while the Redmen,[Read More…]

Sports briefs

Martlets sweep podium; Redmen finish second  The Martlet and Redmen cross-country teams competed this past weekend at the Laval Invitational. Both squads had strong showings, but the Martlets won the meet and stole the show. The women’s race was a 4K event, featuring athletes from four different schools. The Martlets claimed[Read More…]

10 questions with … Evan Vossen

MT: How did it feel to win the CIS championship? EV: It’s a great feeling. The way things happened in terms of the history of the franchise, the program—which is 136 years old—not winning after what we went through last year in terms of losing in the finals, and then[Read More…]

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