MEET THE VEEPS The incoming Board of Directors plan to focus on accessibility, space and inclusion on campus
Apr06

MEET THE VEEPS The incoming Board of Directors plan to focus on accessibility, space and inclusion on campus

On April 1 and 2, incoming Student Representative Assembly members voted in the new McMaster Students Union vice presidents. Preethi Anbalagan was elected for vice president (Administration), Daniel D’Souza for vice president (Finance) and Ryan Deshpande for vice president (Education). The newly elected vice presidents will be joining president Chukky Ibe on the 2017-2018 Board of Directors. For the first time, the entire Board of...

The many paths of leadership A look at how the roles the McMaster Students Union Board of Directors have affected the aspirations of the people who represent students
Mar31

The many paths of leadership A look at how the roles the McMaster Students Union Board of Directors have affected the aspirations of the people who represent students

The McMaster Students Union Board of Directors come from diverse undergraduate degrees. After their term, some go on to pursue the dreams they had a year earlier, while others have shifted their goals and go on to pursue jobs through the university. Many assume that most do go on to work for the university, but for how many past BoD members is this really true? What is it about the BoD position that changes people’s minds? We took a...

Canines and coffee  My Dog’s Café and Bar opens its doors down on Locke Street
Mar17

Canines and coffee My Dog’s Café and Bar opens its doors down on Locke Street

Last month, My Dog’s Cafe and Bar opened on Locke Street. The shop welcomes both two-legged humans and their four-legged friends in to socialize and enjoy coffee and treats.Owner Wendy Perron talks about a chihuahua named Pecan and future plans for the shop.  The recent opening of My Dog’s Café and Bar on Locke Street South gets tails wagging. It is the only coffee shop within one bus ride from campus that allows dogs inside....

Dreaming of the stars Thomas Karakolis, a McMaster alumnus, is one of the 72 remaining Canadians being considered by the Canadian Space Agency to become an astronaut aboard the International Space Station
Mar02

Dreaming of the stars Thomas Karakolis, a McMaster alumnus, is one of the 72 remaining Canadians being considered by the Canadian Space Agency to become an astronaut aboard the International Space Station

Space travel began with the launch of Sputnik 1, the first satellite. The first human to orbit the Earth was Russian, but the Americans made it to the moon first. Since then, Russia and North America have dominated space travel. The Canadian Space Agency was first established in 1989, with its first major contribution being Canadarm, a robotic arm capable of satellite manipulation. The success of Canadarm prompted the National...

Salt Lick
Feb16

Salt Lick

Shane McCartney brings a little bit of Southern American cooking to James Street North every time he opens a new restaurant. But before he expanded up and down the street, McCartney’s started with 282 James Street North. To this date, Saltlick is McCartney’s favourite restaurant he owns. It was only natural to interview McCartney in the place where it all started. Hands-on farmhand McCartney picked up cooking through extensive...