The power of powderpuff A closer look into women’s flag football and how the extramural sport unites women across campus
Feb15

The power of powderpuff A closer look into women’s flag football and how the extramural sport unites women across campus

Powderpuff football, also known as women’s contact flag football, is one of the biggest extramural sports played at McMaster. On paper it may not seem like much, but the sport involves a great deal of skill, strength and the ability to run on snow and ice. Made up of about 119 girls split up into five teams, the extramural club’s season begins in January and runs for six weeks. “This is the first year we have three new teams and two...

Attitude reflects leadership A deeper look at what goes into being a leader, both on the field and in the office
Feb01

Attitude reflects leadership A deeper look at what goes into being a leader, both on the field and in the office

The McMaster Students Union president-elect Ikram Farah and captain of the Marauders football team Mark Mackie may have a lot of differences, but one thing that brings them together is their shared ability to be a leader. Farah, a fourth-year Honours Political Science and Labour Studies student pinpoints her first real position of leadership as when she served as the social sciences caucus leader on the Student Representative Assembly...

Laurier flies high over McMaster In a season marred by an inconsistent offence, McMaster fell short of the OUA finals once again at the hands of the Golden Hawks
Nov09

Laurier flies high over McMaster In a season marred by an inconsistent offence, McMaster fell short of the OUA finals once again at the hands of the Golden Hawks

After ending the regular season with a rough 40-15 loss to the Laurier Golden Hawks on Oct. 2, the McMaster Marauders’ win against the Queen’s Gaels on Oct. 28 brought them back to Waterloo for the Ontario University Athletics semi-final game. And reminiscent of the last time, the Marauders’ playoff season was brought to an end with a disappointing 16-9 loss. Thanks to an early 11-yard touchdown run by the Golden Hawks’ running back...

Rushing to the Semi-Finals The Marauders advance to the OUA semi-finals after a grueling battle against the Gaels

Nov04

Rushing to the Semi-Finals The Marauders advance to the OUA semi-finals after a grueling battle against the Gaels


The rain poured down. The weather was brisk. But despite the circumstances, the McMaster Marauders managed to pull through and beat the Queen’s Gaels 12-9 in the Ontario University Athletics quarterfinal matchup. The Marauders scored their 12 points early in the game, starting with a 24-yard touchdown pass from Jackson White to Dan Petermann. The Mac men added to their lead with a 12-yard field goal by Adam Preocanin, with the defence...

Preparing  for the  playoffs Quarterback Jackson White reflects on his first regular season loss as starter and how Mac plans to get ready for the playoffs
Oct26

Preparing for the playoffs Quarterback Jackson White reflects on his first regular season loss as starter and how Mac plans to get ready for the playoffs

Not too long ago the Marauders began their 2017 season, not knowing who would be their starting quarterback. But as the regular season comes to a close, Jackson White has answered that question. “It’s been a great experience,” said White of his first season. “I’ve met a lot of good friends and teammates. The game is different and faster than in high school with the bigger and stronger guys coming at you, but so far it has been going...

McMaster Hall of Fame A moment during homecoming weekend took time to recognize four past Marauders who excelled in their time at McMaster
Oct04

McMaster Hall of Fame A moment during homecoming weekend took time to recognize four past Marauders who excelled in their time at McMaster

On Sept. 29, McMaster Athletics inducted four McMaster University alumni athletes into the McMaster Athletics Hall of Fame: Football: Kwame Aidoo, ’05 Men’s Rugby: Aaron Carpenter, ’07 Women’s Golf: Katie (McIntyre) Schmidt, ’05 Women’s Basketball: Chiara Rocca, ’07 The 34th annual induction ceremony and dinner was an intimate gathering held in the Therese Quigley Sport Hall in the David...