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Stop freaking out over rainbow poppies A lot of the outrage surrounding rainbow poppies has been misled
Nov11

Stop freaking out over rainbow poppies A lot of the outrage surrounding rainbow poppies has been misled

A poppy created and sold on eBay by Julie Fearnley in 2018. Photo C/O Julie Fearnley.  By Sarah Homsi, Contributor cw: homophobia As vibrant, red poppies take residence on jackets and over people’s hearts, they act as a solemn symbol to remind us of those who have fallen during times of war.  This year, the lead up to Remembrance Day feels different. My various social media platforms have been overwhelmed with people disputing the...

A slam dunk start for the men’s basketball team Starting off 2-1, the team looks promising
Nov07

A slam dunk start for the men’s basketball team Starting off 2-1, the team looks promising

Photo C/O Kyle West By: Jovan Popovic The 2019-2020 McMaster men’s basketball team kicked off their season on Oct. 25, with a heartbreaking two-point loss against the Lakehead University Thunderwolves. Following this loss, they won their next two games, against Lakehead and the Brock University Badgers, bringing the team to a record of two wins and one loss. This season, the team looks to break the playoff barrier and achieve their...

Wojtek Kraj among additions to the Men’s Volleyball team Kraj comes from the Polish team Jastrzębski Węgiel and looks to make an immediate impact
Sep08

Wojtek Kraj among additions to the Men’s Volleyball team Kraj comes from the Polish team Jastrzębski Węgiel and looks to make an immediate impact

After a tough end to their last season, the McMaster Marauder’s men’s volleyball team made key acquisitions to offset the loss of a few veteran players. Most notably, they signed Wojtek Kraj, a six foot ten middle hitter. Kraj played for Jastrzębski Węgiel, a prestigious club in Poland which is a part of the top Polish volleyball league, PlusLiga.  Coming from Poland, Kraj’s familiarity with the Hamilton and McMaster community are...

Dear SRA: Please take clubs concerns seriously Why did the SRA Ratify a Club with White Supremacist Connections?
Aug08

Dear SRA: Please take clubs concerns seriously Why did the SRA Ratify a Club with White Supremacist Connections?

Photo C/O Kyle West By: William Li Content Warning: White supremacy On July 21, the Student Representative Assembly briefly discussed concerns about clubs engaging in foreign surveillance and white supremacy — but in a shocking move, put these concerns aside and simply ratified all proposed clubs anyway, triggering an intervention just three days later by McMaster Students’ Union President Josh Marando. Although Marando’s quick...

[FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEW] A Two Piece Rating: 2/2 Pieces
Jul25

[FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEW] A Two Piece Rating: 2/2 Pieces

By: Lauren O’Donnell ‘A Two Piece’ consists of two separate and distinct dance pieces choreographed, respectively, by Georgi DiRocco and Jake Poloz. It is a part of the Hamilton Fringe Festival, and it runs until Sunday, July 28th. ‘A Two Piece’ is being put on at The Westdale Cinema, recently renovated and looking snazzier than ever.  As the audience filters into the theatre, the dancers are warming up. There are brief flashes...