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What would happen if student media were to dissolve? The Progressive Conservative party’s plan to make ancillary fees optional is an incredibly dangerous move for student media

Premier Doug Ford’s recent move to make ancillary fees optional can affect a number of valuable groups and services on campus. On a campus that prides itself in student life as much as McMaster does, many of these groups are left to question what is to be deemed essential by the university. The Silhouette is in a similar position. The Silhouette has been McMaster’s student-run newspaper for 89 years. For a university without a...

Here for one reason With nationals in sight, the women's rugby team is poised for a huge season
Sep12

Here for one reason With nationals in sight, the women's rugby team is poised for a huge season

Photo from Silhouette Photo Archives By Graham West After an impressive performance against the York Lions, Cassidy Calvert is one of a few upper-year players looking ready to lead McMaster’s women’s rugby team to an incredibly successful season. Calvert was named Pita Pit Athlete of the Week because of her game against York where the fifth-year hooker had two tries and a very strong on-field presence in which she helped lead the team...

The holy ghost (between my thighs) How the 1998 Sex Education curriculum has failed a generation
Aug09

The holy ghost (between my thighs) How the 1998 Sex Education curriculum has failed a generation

Content warning: graphic discussion of sexuality and discussion of sexual dysfunction disorder 2015 was an exciting year: we found liquid water on Mars, I started at McMaster, we had a federal election, and Ontario unveiled its new sexual education and health curriculum.  The new Ontario government is reverting to the previous version which debuted in 1998. I was living my best life back then, but little did I know that I would suffer...

“The president doesn’t do anything anyway” Previous resentment for student politics and a look at the upcoming year
Jan25

“The president doesn’t do anything anyway” Previous resentment for student politics and a look at the upcoming year

The editorial on Jan. 21, 2016 highlighted some of the strongest ideas that the McMaster Students Union has had from winners and losers of previous presidentials. This also noted that this was still the case even if they sometimes take years to come about. Mac Farmstand, the fall break, the Peer Support Line, the MSU emergency bursary and the full-year bus pass are all mentioned as examples. Light Up the Night, the referendum for...

MacWW2017: Friday Avtek Productions is the crew that builds those amazing stages for events here at McMaster. Anthony explains what's goes on behind the scenes

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