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Sex and the Steel City Embracing love and sex-positivity by reflecting on our history and aspirations as a community
Feb14

Sex and the Steel City Embracing love and sex-positivity by reflecting on our history and aspirations as a community

Photos C/O USC Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive If you’re an avid reader of the Silhouette, then you’d know our annual rendition of Sex and the Steel City, much like the paper itself, has evolved quite a bit over the past couple of years. Putting together this year’s sex-positive publication meant embracing the diverse ideas around sexuality, love and health. It’s about creating a non-judgemental space where experiences can be...

Culinary Class Act: Mexican Kitchen Street tacos, homemade salsa and Mexican tostadas with a side of memories from Tonalà, please!
Feb01

Culinary Class Act: Mexican Kitchen Street tacos, homemade salsa and Mexican tostadas with a side of memories from Tonalà, please!

Photos C/O Kyle West What it is The Mexican Kitchen at the Hamilton Farmers’ Market recently underwent a major shift in flavor. While you may know the vendor for their homemade chocolate creations, the new owners are cooking up more savory classic Mexican dishes in the kitchen. While Mexican cuisine is no stranger to Hamilton’s downtown restaurant scene, the tacos, quesadillas, corn tamales and pozole coming out of this tiny kitchen...

In the kitchen with Joanne Rappos The curried chickpea dish you'll want to make over and over again
Jan24

In the kitchen with Joanne Rappos The curried chickpea dish you'll want to make over and over again

Healthy eating can be the last thing you have time to think about when you have papers due and midterms to study for. is curried chickpeas with spinach and tomatoes recipe is an opportunity to cook a healthy meal while fulfilling your craving for a warm and comforting dish. This recipe was made with students in mind. It’s flavourful, delicious, nutritious and simple to make with accessible ingredients from your local grocery store or...

This comedy act is not just for laughs Salma Hindy brings comedic talent and diversity to the stage
Jan10

This comedy act is not just for laughs Salma Hindy brings comedic talent and diversity to the stage

Photos by Razan Samara Salma Hindy likes to think that she was at her peak creativity and performance level while making her childhood friends laugh. Lunch times at the Islamic elementary and secondary schools she attended turned into a comedy sketch hour filled with extravagant storytelling and ridiculous imitations of her teachers and friends. The up-and-coming comedian recently returned from the 12 city Super Muslim Comedy Tour in...

In the kitchen with Brandon Jackson   The ultimate student hack on carbonara with instant ramen
Nov29

In the kitchen with Brandon Jackson   The ultimate student hack on carbonara with instant ramen

Photos by Kyle West Influenced by Jackson’s ramen restaurant, Slurp Ramen, this recipe incorporates the fresh and high quality produce found at his fingertips at the Hamilton Farmers Market. While Slurp Ramen’s kitchen is steps away from some of the city’s best local produce, cheese and meat vendors, you too can be inspired by the ingredients and flavours of the downtown market. This recipe takes your instant ramen noodles to the next...