The journey west Abedar Kamgari explores displacement and diaspora through 87-kilometre walk
Nov30

The journey west Abedar Kamgari explores displacement and diaspora through 87-kilometre walk

After 27 of walking from Toronto to Hamilton, Abedar Kamgari and her crew of four were overcome by a wave of exhaustion as they dipped their swollen feet in buckets of ice water. The crew stayed patient and supportive as Abedar silently travelled through concrete jungle, open land and back to the familiar sidewalks of downtown Hamilton. With each step of the journey, Abedar was recalling memories and experiences of being a refugee and...

Have your elf a good time Your guide to the holiday season in Hamilton
Nov28

Have your elf a good time Your guide to the holiday season in Hamilton

From craft shows and bazaars, to winter activities and cozy places to visit, here are some must-attend events happening around the city this holiday season. Disclaimer: These suggestions were made by a pun-loving person while listening to Mariah Carey’s 1994 Merry Christmas Album. Handmade Hamilton: A Holiday Craft Show and Sale When: Saturday December 2nd & Sunday December 3rd, 2017 at 11 am to 5 pm Where: Staircase Café Theatre...

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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