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There’s no more excuses How can Hamilton cope with climate change? Climate resilience and social cohesion are key to coping with possible disasters
Mar25

There’s no more excuses How can Hamilton cope with climate change? Climate resilience and social cohesion are key to coping with possible disasters

Graphic by Elisabetta Paiano/ Production Editor The threat of climate change was made clear by the fires that spread across Australia earlier this year. Heat waves and drought caused bush fires that permanently altered the country’s landscape, which were made at least 30 per cent worse by the impacts of climate change. Australia’s devastating fires are only an early example of the consequences of the climate crisis. Although, across...

Wet’suwet’en solidarity actions in Hamilton Action in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en First Nation connected with arrests
Mar16

Wet’suwet’en solidarity actions in Hamilton Action in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en First Nation connected with arrests

Solidarity actions have sprung up across Canada in support of the ongoing protests against the pipeline under construction through Wet’suwet’en First Nation territory.  The Wet’suwet’en territory, in what is now known as British Columbia, is unceded land not covered by a treaty with the Canadian state. In 1997, a precedent-setting court case recognized the authority of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs over their territory, who...

The waste of the Union Following the McMaster audit staff and student groups discuss the state of waste and how little changes can make a big impact
Mar05

The waste of the Union Following the McMaster audit staff and student groups discuss the state of waste and how little changes can make a big impact

Graphic by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter and Elisabetta Paiano / Production Editor The Facilities Services department at McMaster released a broad waste audit of the university in February 2020. The audit details the amount of waste produced in the 2018 year and provides plans to reduce waste for the future. While waste may not be at the forefront of students’ minds, McMaster’s environmental impact on the Hamilton community is...

Compassionate casual sex is blooming Online sex educator Eva Bloom talks about her career and how students can have better casual sex
Feb13

Compassionate casual sex is blooming Online sex educator Eva Bloom talks about her career and how students can have better casual sex

Thinking about sex education for many Ontario students brings back memories of latex condoms on bananas or ancient overheads showing anatomical diagrams in uncomfortable middle school classrooms. Sex education for many university students was characterized by giggles, awkward silence, confused teachers, and misinformation. Ontario’s repealed and then mostly reinstated 2015 curriculum gives the students of today a better chance of...

What Hogwarts House are you based on your sex life? J.K Rowling may be problematic but Harry Potter was still a part of my sexual awakening
Feb12

What Hogwarts House are you based on your sex life? J.K Rowling may be problematic but Harry Potter was still a part of my sexual awakening

Photo C/O Nathan Dumlao  By Adrianna Michell (Features Reporter), Lauren O’Donnell (Arts and Culture Reporter) and Maxwell Price What is your favourite class in school? Photo C/O Liam Truong English Art Math Gym What is your preferred dating app? Photo C/O Marjan Grabowski Grindr Hinge Tinder Her Your friends describe your sex life as: Photo c/o Samuele Giglio Cringey Risky Aspirational Non-existent How often do you wash your...