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What happened at Homecoming, on the field This past weekend as the students of McMaster celebrated Homecoming in various ways, Mac’s student-athletes were busy defending their home turf against rivals
Sep20

What happened at Homecoming, on the field This past weekend as the students of McMaster celebrated Homecoming in various ways, Mac’s student-athletes were busy defending their home turf against rivals

Footage from OUA.tv, GIFs by Jessica Carmichael   Football The main event of the weekend ended in success for the McMaster Marauders as the men’s football team defeated the University of Toronto Varsity Blues 37-3. With quarterback Andreas Dueck starting and playing the entire game and a breakout performance from receiver Tommy Nield, this big win coming off two tough losses is exactly what the Marauders needed before they face their...

Reminiscing about Homecoming As homecoming fast approaches here are five top plays over the last five years
Sep13

Reminiscing about Homecoming As homecoming fast approaches here are five top plays over the last five years

Photos by Timothy Law, Madeline Neumann McMaster University Homecoming is always an exciting game for both the players and the fans. Big crowds, big games and big wins are always guaranteed. This year the 1-2 Marauders will face the 0-2 University of Toronto Varsity Blues. But before we get to the action, here are some of the most exciting moments from the past five Homecoming wins to get you pumped up for the upcoming game!...

Lyons takes the lead Fourth-year running back Jordan Lyons leads a young McMaster football team
Sep12

Lyons takes the lead Fourth-year running back Jordan Lyons leads a young McMaster football team

Photos by Catherine Goce If you have been paying attention to McMaster football over the last year, the name Jordan Lyons surely rings a bell. The fourth-year running back first started playing football fairly young when he saw his twin brother Justin play. The two grew up and continued to play the sport all the way to the university level until Justin suffered from a back injury two years ago. At first, having to play without his...

Young but relentless The McMaster Marauders may look younger than last year, but are looking to get better every day and every play
Sep06

Young but relentless The McMaster Marauders may look younger than last year, but are looking to get better every day and every play

Photos by Kyle West The return of Canadian university football started off on a high note for the McMaster Marauders who won their home opener 16-15 against the University of Guelph Gryphons. The young team led by second-year quarterback Jackson White looked slow right out of the gate, as they trailed 0-10 in the first quarter. The Marauders cut the Gryphons’ lead in half at the beginning of the second half thanks to Mac’s dependable...

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...