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  • Sports

    Ready Set Goal

    A two-time all-star in North American Prep Hockey Association in 2014 and 2015, Samantha Rhainds scored lots of goals for the Stanstead Spartans—and there are high hopes she’ll bring that power to Concordia this season. But in another sport, she was the one who stopped them from going in.

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    Men’s Hockey: Re-Finding the Offense

    Coming off of a four game losing streak, the Stingers needed to get their season back on track with a win against the Royal Military College Paladins. Despite a late comeback attempt by the Paladins, Concordia would hold on for a 6-3 win.

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    Women’s Hockey: “Everything is Earned”

    Playing the best women’s hockey team in the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec was never going to be an easy task for the Stingers, but Concordia was able to sneak away a 1-0 victory against the Montreal Carabins last Friday at the Ed Meagher Arena.

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    Building Through The Fans

    It may come as a surprise to Canadians, but hockey is not a self-sustaining sport in North America. Nurturing and supporting the growth of hockey requires lots of work from the National Hockey League and its historical franchises.

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    Men’s Hockey: Comeback Kids

    Down 3-0 after the first period, it looked like the Stingers were done and out of the game. After the next 40 minutes, the Stingers were anything but that, completing the comeback and winning the game 4-3 versus the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks.

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    Built Tough

    For most elite coaches, nothing but the best is expected, and with a no-nonsense attitude, Concordia’s head wrestling coach Victor Zilberman is no exception.

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    Young Guns

    The roster for the Concordia men’s hockey team has many new names following training camp. In an effort to get some fresh legs into the program, head coach Marc-Andre Element chose rookies in favour of long time Stinger veterans.

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    Men’s Hockey: Tough Times

    With a win and a loss last weekend, the Stingers came home to a packed Ed Meagher Arena hoping to make a statement by beating visiting University of Windsor. However, in a high scoring game that saw a score of penalties, the Stingers lost to the Lancers 6-5.

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    “For Our Brothers”

    For Concordia’s men’s rugby team, the expectations are always high. The Stingers are the reigning champions of the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec after finally defeating their rivals, the McGill Redmen. Concordia has reached the RSEQ championship game for the last five seasons, all against McGill, but only won over their cross-town rivals last year.

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    Men’s Rugby: Cold Front

    Entering their sixth game of the season, Concordia’s men’s rugby team needed a win to keep their hopes alive of getting into the Réseau de sport étudiant Québec quarterfinals. In their way stood the Université de Montréal Carabins, who beat the Stingers nearly a month ago at the Concordia Stadium.

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    O Captain, My Captain

    Off the field, you would never know that she was the captain of Concordia’s most successful team this season so far. But on the rugby pitch, Samantha Ewing is a force to reckon with—one of Concordia’s top players.

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    This is Your Rebranding, This is How Much it Costs

    In the midst of austerity crisis surrounding the Quebec education system, Concordia and its athletic department opted to invest in the university’s dormant sports culture. The institution embarked on a thorough rebranding in an effort to create a sense of unity between the athletes, fans and students.

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    To Bee a Star

    Feb. 28 was the last day of the Concordia Stingers women’s hockey league campaign. The team lost their playoff game to the Université de Montréal Carabins and exited the post-season festivities. For some of those Stingers, it was the curtain call for their hockey careers as they ventured off into new passions, but not for Audrey Morand and Alyssa Sherrard.

  • Special Issue

    Exercising the Body (and Mind)

    Concordia is host to many locations where students can shed some calories, beef themselves up or just exercise for the sake of being healthy if they want to.

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    Women’s Hockey Preview: Building Blocks

    The Stingers women’s hockey team last year went 8-12, which was good enough to make the playoffs. However, the team didn’t have enough to make it past the first round against the Montreal Carabins, getting swept.

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    Women’s Soccer Preview: New Beginnings

    The Stingers women’s soccer team saw 10 players graduate from their program at the end of last season, meaning a number of new faces will take over the team. The returning, and remaining, veterans are eyeing the postseason as the team has not made the playoffs since 2006.

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    Men’s Hockey Preview: Out with the Old, In with the New

    With the departure of long time head coach Kevin Figsby, interim head coach Marc-Andre Element will take over and hope to guide the Stingers men’s hockey team to success.

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    In His Element

    In the midst of their rebranding, the Concordia Stingers have stressed one very important theme—family. In the last 18 months, the Stingers have made changes to their athletic programs by hiring former Stingers to lead the way—the Donovan brothers for the football team, Rastko Popovic for men’s basketball, and now interim men’s hockey head coach Marc-André Element.

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    National Women’s Hockey League Explores Canada for Talent

    Women’s hockey has added another chapter to its history, and it will benefit university female hockey players who wish to continue their careers after they graduate.

  • News

    Marking the Course for the Future of Diversity in Video Games

    Thirty years in the making, steps are being taken to critique representations of women and LGBT people in video games. In Montreal academics and game players did just that at the History of Gender in Games symposium.