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Ryerson hosts Final 8 tournament

Ryerson hosts Final 8 tournament

While the U.S. has been taken over by university basketball fever as of late, Canada had their own version of March Madness.

While the U.S. has been taken over by university basketball fever as of late, Canada had their own version of March Madness. From March 12-15, the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) hosted its annual Final 8 men’s...

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A first-hand look at America’s pastime

A first-hand look at America’s pastime

The spring training atmosphere is a constant reminder of what Montreal is missing

It’s a Sunday afternoon in early March. For most Montrealers, it’s a time that can be described as a final whiff of winter. Perhaps it’s still cold enough to tie up your skates one more time and head out to shoot some puck on your neighbourhood rink, or...

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Sports in the News

Sports in the News

Your weekly roundup of sports news ending March 24rd, 2015.

Bracket Buster
It is (nearly) impossible to perfectly predict a NCAA March Madness basketball tournament bracket. Heading into the tournament, ESPN had reportedly 11.57 million bracket entries. After the last game had been played on Saturday, March 21, none of those brackets...

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Is there still a “buzz” surrounding the Impact?

Is there still a “buzz” surrounding the Impact?

Questionable decisions made recently by management make it hard to care about the team

The Montreal Impact made history two weeks ago when they became the first Canadian soccer team to win a two-legged series against a Mexican opponent in the CONCACAF Champions League on Tuesday, after tying Pachuca 1-1 at the Olympic Stadium on March...

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Arts

Michel Tremblay’s Hosanna is a declaration of the heart

Michel Tremblay’s Hosanna is a declaration of the heart

The English translation of the iconic play examines sex and identity in 1970s Montreal

Although Michel Tremblay’s remarkable play, Hosanna, hails from the 1970s, it has lost none of its relevance or poignancy. This perplexing play has been catapulted into the 21st century by Director Mike Payette and his incredible cast at Tableau...

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Pop, colour & splash at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts

Pop, colour & splash at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts

The curator of Warhol Mania explains that pop art attracts new faces

A private collection of Andy Warhol prints on display at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts has succeeded in attracting a new demographic.

The exhibit strays from what has been presented at the museum in the last year. In the 2014 season, museum-goers were treated to retrospectives...

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Theatre student’s new role as assistant director

Theatre student’s new role as assistant director

A Concordia protégé assists in the direction of the Centaur’s The Envelope

Concordia theatre student Mitchell Cohen has had a unique opportunity to work closely with the artistic team of a new play premiering at the Centaur Theatre March 24.

Cohen has been involved with The Envelope, written and directed by Montreal playwright ...

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Error 404: Sexual minorities not found

Documentary explores the censorship of Russia’s LGBTQ population

Back in 2013, Russian president Vladimir Putin passed a bill prohibiting the promotion or “propaganda” of non-traditional sexual unions to minors. Under the law, the young LGBTQ population is told, on a regular basis, that their sexual preferences make them...

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