Sports

Stingers pick up their first win of the year

By Alexander Cole A last minute try by Stingers winger Francois Yaccarini propelled the team to a 41-36 victory in their home-opener against the École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS) Piranhas on Sept. 25 at Concordia stadium. “[The game-winning try] was just a play we worked on a lot in practice, and we executed it perfectly,”… Continue reading Stingers pick up their first win of the year

Sports

Defense wins football games

By Alexander Cole A last-second defensive stand by the Concordia Stingers defense allowed the team to pick up a 17-11 victory against the St-Francis Xavier University X-Men on Sept. 24 during homecoming at Concordia Stadium. “We had a good pre-game scouting report from our defensive-coordinator Patrick Donovan,” Stingers defensive end Andrew Barlett said. “We had… Continue reading Defense wins football games

Opinions

YouTube’s monetization policy is anti-free speech

By Alexander Cole In the past few years, YouTube has established itself as more than just a video-sharing platform. With Google AdSense and advertisements on every video, the website’s content creators have been able to make a living off of their videos. One would just have to look at gaming YouTuber PewDiePie, who according to… Continue reading YouTube’s monetization policy is anti-free speech

Sports

Continuing the war cry of Les Lawton

By Alexander Cole Last season, former Concordia Stingers women’s hockey head coach Les Lawton gave his team a motto to play by. The motto was simple: “Everything is earned.” When Lawton fell ill, and current head coach Julie Chu replaced him, she kept that motto going. “[The motto] was something that was initially going to… Continue reading Continuing the war cry of Les Lawton

Music

Travis Scott – Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight

By Alexander Cole Travis Scott – Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight (Grand Hustle Records, 2016) Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight is Houston rapper Travis Scott’s second full-length studio album, and an incredible follow-up to his 2015 album Rodeo. On this new LP, Scott teams up with famed producer Mike Dean to create some… Continue reading Travis Scott – Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight