Sneakerhead McMaster guard Jacob Edwards shares his passion for collecting sneakers and the highlights of his first year with the Mac basketball program
Mar15

Sneakerhead McMaster guard Jacob Edwards shares his passion for collecting sneakers and the highlights of his first year with the Mac basketball program

Sneakerhead culture first began in the United States in the 1980s thanks to basketball — specifically the emergence of hip-hop music and Michael Jordan’s shoe line. Today it is a worldwide movement where people who love sneakers will spend time, money and effort expressing themselves through the soles on their feet. One student at McMaster who embraces this lifestyle to the fullest is sneakerhead and first-year player on the McMaster...

Persistence is key The co-captain of the McMaster women’s field hockey team reflects on the team’s journey to being invited to play in the OUA championship and much more
Mar14

Persistence is key The co-captain of the McMaster women’s field hockey team reflects on the team’s journey to being invited to play in the OUA championship and much more

At McMaster, there are several club teams that students can join and women’s field hockey is one of them. Though one thing that makes it unique is that they have been participating in the Ontario University Athletics championship for two years. The OUA outdoor field hockey has an open style championship so clubs like McMaster, who do not participate in the regular season, are welcomed to play. Their outdoor season runs from the end of...

Down but not out Their OUA Critelli Cup final may have ended in a loss, but the McMaster women’s basketball team is ready to bring their all to the U Sports Championships
Mar08

Down but not out Their OUA Critelli Cup final may have ended in a loss, but the McMaster women’s basketball team is ready to bring their all to the U Sports Championships

In playoff games, especially in basketball, one should always expect the unexpected. The McMaster women’s basketball team experienced a little taste of their own “March Madness” during the Ontario University Athletics Critelli Cup playoffs. Leading up to the playoffs, the Marauders proved to not only to those watching but to themselves what they were made of. When several key players graduated at the end of last season, it was up to...

Leaving it all on the line With a 17-2 regular season and their first playoff win against the York Lions in the books, the McMaster women’s volleyball team moves on to the OUA Final Four
Mar05

Leaving it all on the line With a 17-2 regular season and their first playoff win against the York Lions in the books, the McMaster women’s volleyball team moves on to the OUA Final Four

The McMaster women’s volleyball team is off to the Ontario University Athletics Final Four once again. Their quarter-final victory against the York Lions ended with three straight winning sets: 25-16, 25-21, 25-20. As the OUA West division leaders, winning is nothing new to the Marauders. Throughout the season, the 2017 OUA Champions have served and passed well, attacked smartly and efficiently and had a good blocking presence on the...

Falling back in love with swimming OUA Rookie of the Year Isabelle Lei reflects on her first year as a Marauder
Mar01

Falling back in love with swimming OUA Rookie of the Year Isabelle Lei reflects on her first year as a Marauder

Coming into her rookie season on the McMaster swimming team, Isabelle Lei had few expectations as to what the year would hold. The British Columbia native was one of many in Mac’s large 2017 recruiting class, and has managed to make a name for herself across Ontario. The height of her success this year is something she did not see herself accomplishing just one year earlier. In her final year of high school, Lei found herself no...