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Neuroscience, music and a little chaos “Synaptic Rodeo” is the culmination of a two-year residency at McMaster LIVELab exploring our constructions of reality
Nov28

Neuroscience, music and a little chaos “Synaptic Rodeo” is the culmination of a two-year residency at McMaster LIVELab exploring our constructions of reality

cw: use of profanity  McMaster LIVELab houses an endless array of technology on our campus, from active acoustic control to motion capture and electroencephalography. This technology is a necessity, for LIVELab needs it to combine research-based studies with theatrical and musical shows.  Synaptic Rodeo, a project presented by McMaster LIVELab, seamlessly blends neuroscience, technology and art into a nonlinear show about human...

Christmas markets across the city Taking a look at what Hamilton has to offer this holiday season
Nov28

Christmas markets across the city Taking a look at what Hamilton has to offer this holiday season

By Donna Nadeem, Contributor and Lauren O’Donnell, A&C Reporter ‘Tis the season for holiday shopping and there’s no time like the present to start. With a number of Christmas markets coming up in Hamilton, you’ll have more than one chance to take a retreat away from campus and enjoy seasonal holiday delights. You can also look on the City of Hamilton website for a list of more events. Two markets taking place in Hamilton are being...

Embracing diversity A look at how individuals in our communities are spending the winter holiday season
Nov28

Embracing diversity A look at how individuals in our communities are spending the winter holiday season

Graphic by Razan Samara / Online Editor How do you spend the holiday season? Rachel Lieske: My friends refer to me as the Grinch. The older I get, the more I realize how important Christmas is to others, and how insignificant it is to me. My sister and I set up a Christmas tree every year, even though my family never exchanges presents. I would wake up early like my friends, but instead of rushing to open presents, I would watch TV....

Food for thought Hamilton Food Share and the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train raise funds for food
Nov28

Food for thought Hamilton Food Share and the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train raise funds for food

Photo C/O Canadian Pacific Railway For the past 20 years, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train has traveled across Canada and the United States, spreading holiday cheer and making donations to food banks at each of its stops. This year, it will be making its annual Hamilton stop on the evening of Nov. 28, in Gage Park.  The Holiday Train is always decked in festive lights and decorations. At each of its stops one of the train cars opens...

FIVE fashion items for anyone The best gifts come with a variety of designs and forms that can suit anyone
Nov28

FIVE fashion items for anyone The best gifts come with a variety of designs and forms that can suit anyone

Photo C/O Unsplash By: Katie van Kampen, Contributor Finding the perfect gift while holiday shopping is hard and will likely be time consuming, nerve wracking and frankly, stressful. Clothing, in particular, is nearly impossible to get right. What size is the person you’re shopping for? What styles do they like? Do they prefer fitted or oversized? With so many variables to consider, you’re overwhelmed. To help you find gifts that...

Speaking your mind Sitting down with Hamiltonian director Cyrus Baetz
Nov14

Speaking your mind Sitting down with Hamiltonian director Cyrus Baetz

Header photo: A still from the Speak Your Mind trailer Hamilton has become an increasingly popular destination for production companies to film their projects. From Netflix’s Umbrella Academy to Marvel Studios’ The Incredible Hulk, pictures of all genres were created on the streets that we call home. One such movie is an indie project called Speak Your Mind, directed by Hamilton-born Cyrus Baetz. Baetz called Dundas home throughout...