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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...

[FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEW] Animal Show Bald eagles, seagulls, and cats, oh my!
Jul24

[FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEW] Animal Show Bald eagles, seagulls, and cats, oh my!

Photo courtesy of Animal Show By: Lauren O’Donnell Animal Show is playing as part of the Hamilton Fringe Festival, and is in the Staircase Theatre in the Bright Room. It runs until Sunday, July 28th.  Over the course of its 55 minutes showtime, Katie Hood’s one-woman play takes you through the daring rescues and harrowing tales of her time as an animal rescuer on the West coast. It is a roller coaster of emotions; by turns...

[FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEW] HCA Teen Creative Collective: Connections  The youth-led sketch series sheds new light on the history of the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts
Jul24

[FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEW] HCA Teen Creative Collective: Connections The youth-led sketch series sheds new light on the history of the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts

Photo courtesy of HCA Teen Creative Collective By: Lauren O’Donnell “The voices of the youth should be heard.”  The Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts is a beautiful building chock full of art and history which is itself worth the price of admission. “HCA Teen Creation Collective: Connection” is playing there until Saturday, July 27th. As we entered the space, we were told that the designer of the building was a very short man...

The Ultimate Goal As Ultimate Frisbee rises to prominence, it maintains the core values that make it unique
Jul18

The Ultimate Goal As Ultimate Frisbee rises to prominence, it maintains the core values that make it unique

Photo C/O Leah Tackaberry-Giddens By: Aly Tkachenko The sport of ultimate frisbee is being thrust into the spotlight and gaining recognition as a legitimate and exciting game. With growing international attention, including that of the International Olympic Committee, ultimate frisbee is quickly becoming a premier team sport at the high school, college, university and recreational levels. Invented in 1968 by a high school student in...