Mac’s off-campus residence proposal Currently in its approval stages, the building hopes to add at least 950 beds to the McMaster residence pool
Feb08

Mac’s off-campus residence proposal Currently in its approval stages, the building hopes to add at least 950 beds to the McMaster residence pool

By: Tashy Davidson McMaster is moving along with plans to build a residence just off the east end of campus, on Main Street West between Forsyth Avenue South and Dalewood Avenue. Last year, McMaster owned only the section of land on the corner of Dalewood Avenue and Main Street West, but has since bought the rest of the block from scholar properties, so that they now own the full stretch from Dalewood Avenue to Forsyth Avenue and from...

A review of Mac’s smoke-free policy A look at why the ban was put in place and what some critics have to say about it
Feb01

A review of Mac’s smoke-free policy A look at why the ban was put in place and what some critics have to say about it

By: Ileena Ke Jan. 25 marked McMaster’s launch event of the new smoke-free policy. It took place in the McMaster University Student Centre, taking up the atrium with tables laden with free hot chocolate, marshmallows, whipped cream and chocolate shavings. According to McMaster, the purpose of the smoke-free policy is meant to promote a healthier campus to fulfill its obligations to the Okanagan Charter, a charter meant to promote...

Mac’s newest café opens Currently holding a soft launch, the Grind promises to offer espresso drinks right by TwelvEighty and will hold its official launch after the reading week break
Feb01

Mac’s newest café opens Currently holding a soft launch, the Grind promises to offer espresso drinks right by TwelvEighty and will hold its official launch after the reading week break

By: Tanoy Biswas As students continue to grind out their schoolwork at McMaster University, the newest hot food and beverage café on campus, the Grind, is just beginning its service to the university population. The McMaster Student Union vice president (Finance), Daniel “Tuba” D’Souza, along with other MSU staff members, collaborated to address the lack of quick and affordable hot food on campus through the café. “The initial...

Mac’s new associate vice president In her role, Arig al Shaibah will work with student groups and campus partners to promote  McMaster’s equity and inclusion goals
Jan26

Mac’s new associate vice president In her role, Arig al Shaibah will work with student groups and campus partners to promote McMaster’s equity and inclusion goals

By Donna Nadeem McMaster University recently hired their first associate vice president (Equity and Inclusion). Arig al Shaibah, a vice-provost from Dalhousie University, will be starting her term on April 1. Al Shaibah plans on engaging with the campus, local and historically underrepresented or underserved communities to insure that she is hearing all voices to understand and learn of the challenges and opportunities. She wants to...

A look behind Women’s March Forward 2018 A year after the first women’s march, community organizers congregated in Hamilton city hall to explore new ways to advocate for equality
Jan26

A look behind Women’s March Forward 2018 A year after the first women’s march, community organizers congregated in Hamilton city hall to explore new ways to advocate for equality

By: Ileena Ke On Jan. 20, thousands of people took to the streets to protest in favour of women’s rights, and Hamilton was no exception, with a Women’s March Forward Summit held at city hall to talk about what can be done to further civil rights, at home. The agenda listed three main workshops following the 30-minute keynote speech, all of them embodying intersectionality, or the framework that brings to light the interconnectedness...