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Sleigh the season Your guide to Hamilton’s holiday happenings this December
Nov29

Sleigh the season Your guide to Hamilton’s holiday happenings this December

Graphic by Sabrina Lin As the semester quickly comes to an end during the busiest time of the year, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the piles of coffee stained study notes and to do lists. Between exams, holiday shopping and all the other things on your plate, it’s important to carve out some time to enjoy yourself. As Hamilton transforms into a winter wonderland, now is the perfect time to check out all the fun events happening...

Tell us your study habits and we’ll give you something to do in your study breaks!
Nov27

Tell us your study habits and we’ll give you something to do in your study breaks!

Exam season is now upon us and it’s time to form a strategy to tackle December. The most important part of that strategy is finding a way to take care of yourself during this month of studying. Be sure to take some breaks between your study sessions. Take our quiz to get some suggestions on how to spend these precious breaks. How are you studying? [{"title":"Cook some food","points":"2"},{"title":"Take a...

Hamilton singer-songwriter releases moody debut EP Emo dream pop artist Ellis takes a DIY approach to creating her sound and aesthetic
Nov22

Hamilton singer-songwriter releases moody debut EP Emo dream pop artist Ellis takes a DIY approach to creating her sound and aesthetic

Photos C/O Ariel Bader-Shamai The music video for Ellis’ first single “The Drain” opens with less than a second of television static. That glimpse of static appears several more times throughout the course of the video but it’s more than just a motif for the video, it’s the overarching theme of her debut project, The Fuzz. Ellis is the musical project of Hamilton-based singer-songwriter Linnea Siggelkow, who derived the name from her...

Skip the lines and stay online this holiday shopping season Your guide to local Etsy shops for unique holiday gifts under $30
Nov20

Skip the lines and stay online this holiday shopping season Your guide to local Etsy shops for unique holiday gifts under $30

Photo C/O @florahue I’ve always struggled to give special and personalized gifts to those I care about without breaking the bank. One of the best ways I’ve learned to navigate this is to find unique creators for holiday shopping. Etsy is a hub for original products that make great gifts and by choosing local stores, you lower your shipping cost and support local creatives. Check out these local Etsy shops that sell great products for...

Public forum seeks cohesive gentrification strategy Public forum united groups working to mitigate the negative effects of gentrification
Nov15

Public forum seeks cohesive gentrification strategy Public forum united groups working to mitigate the negative effects of gentrification

Photo by Kyle West In attending events on gentrification, Angela Orasch realized that the conversations on this issue were happening in several discrete places. The McMaster University political science PhD candidate decided to plan an event to bring the different groups together in hopes of creating a network to mitigate the negative effects of gentrification. The result was the Gathering on Art, Gentrification and Economic...