The most published mathematician since Euclid Former McMaster professor James Stewart is featured in a new documentary
Aug04

The most published mathematician since Euclid Former McMaster professor James Stewart is featured in a new documentary

The late James Stewart was a man of many talents and interests. He graduated with a master of science from Stanford and a doctor of philosophy from the University of Toronto. For a period of time during his three decades as a professor at McMaster, Stewart was also a member of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra as a violinist. He became known as an LGBT activist as he helped launch the Pride movement in Hamilton through his own...

Building magic in Westdale A full community effort will help revitalize the Westdale Theatre
Jul06

Building magic in Westdale A full community effort will help revitalize the Westdale Theatre

In December of 2016, Westdale’s iconic movie theatre was put on the market. Opening in 1935, the 495 seat, 6630-square-foot, single-screen avenue was a staple of the Hamilton community. At the time, Ward 1 councillor and longtime theatregoer Aidan Johnson had been working for over a year to designate the theatre as property of Cultural Heritage to help protect it under the Ontario Heritage Act. “The cinema is an integral part of the...

USS previews latest album at McMaster while providing smoothies and high fives Toronto based alt-rock duo releases second full length album New World Alphabet
Jan17

USS previews latest album at McMaster while providing smoothies and high fives Toronto based alt-rock duo releases second full length album New World Alphabet

By: Vanessa Polojac Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker took their Jam Van, a bag full of instant ramen and smoothie blenders to liven up a somber morning in front of University Hall. On the morning of Jan. 10, Toronto-based duo Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker gave McMaster students a mini concert and preview of their second album New World Alphabet, which released just three days later. Ash Buchholz (vocals and guitar) and Jason Parsons (turntable...

Snews — Cinema for Sale
Jan13

Snews — Cinema for Sale

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Students speculate future of theatre Westdale Theatre is for sale and students weigh in on possible closure of historic venue
Jan12

Students speculate future of theatre Westdale Theatre is for sale and students weigh in on possible closure of historic venue

On August 31, 1935, a new movie house dazzled audiences for the first time ever in the budding suburb of Westdale in Hamilton, Ontario. Opening to rave reviews, the Westdale Theatre cast itself as an immediate Hamilton staple for those seeking a high-quality and comfortable movie-going experience. The theatre continues to act as an anchor in the expanding community today. But recent events suggest that this anchor could soon become...

REVIEW: “The Measure of a Man” Stéphane Brizé's newest film lets main character Thierry decide between roles
Oct26

REVIEW: “The Measure of a Man” Stéphane Brizé's newest film lets main character Thierry decide between roles

By: Hess Sahlollbey From our first introduction to the central character of “The Measure of a Man” it is evident that things are not going well and don’t look to be getting better any time soon. It’s easy to compare main character Thierry, a middle-aged man, long out of work and short on prospects to another contemporary character, Walter White. Both characters embodied the 21st- century labourer whose lives...

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