Style At Mac returns with their annual fashion show
Mar22

Style At Mac returns with their annual fashion show

By: Hafsa Sahki When different areas of the arts come together to create a fun eventful show, what emerges is a diverse and exciting event. Style At Mac’s annual fashion show is back after a year-long absence. This year’s team has focused on showcasing fashion from different countries, searching for local artists and reaching out to McMaster arts clubs. Style At Mac was absent during the 2016-2017 academic year. As SAM Vice President...

An ode to Taro On the Silhouette staff’s relationship with our one of our favourite campus food vendors
Mar15

An ode to Taro On the Silhouette staff’s relationship with our one of our favourite campus food vendors

It’s a familiar lunch-time scene in the Silhouette office. Someone walks in with a white, Styrofoam take-out container, plops down on the couch and before they can even open their lunch, someone will always ask, “butter chicken or shawarma?” It should come as no surprise that the student newspaper staff, damned to the student centre basement, rely on the neighbouring halal food and bubble tea shop, Taro. Their prices are reasonable,...

Wynne-ing over Hamilton Local designer uses her craft to create beautiful and comfortable pieces of lingerie
Mar15

Wynne-ing over Hamilton Local designer uses her craft to create beautiful and comfortable pieces of lingerie

The story of the Hamilton start-up business is familiar at this point; an innovative, usually young person finds a gap in current available technology, urban planning or philanthropy, fills the void and makes a name for themselves in the city. Rosalie Loney’s trajectory is different. She moved from the Guelph area to Hamilton with her husband and then three-year-old daughter about two years ago. Loney had a background in theatre and...

A little olive oil never hurt Embracing my love-hate relationship with cooking
Mar15

A little olive oil never hurt Embracing my love-hate relationship with cooking

As a child I often lingered around the outskirts of my family home’s tiny kitchen, careful not to exceed the imaginary boundaries my mother had defined. I watched quietly as she bustled in the kitchen, chopping and stirring ingredients for several dishes at once, in what seemed like a random and complicated series of motions. As I grew older, my mother lifted her boundaries and invited me into her space. She tried to teach me, but it...

Locke Street strong Community gathers together to show love and support
Mar08

Locke Street strong Community gathers together to show love and support

Hamilton was overcome with shock and disbelief as the stories of shattered windows and egged storefronts unfolded after the vandalism incident in the Locke Street neighbourhood on the evening of March 3. Hamilton police responded to a “mischief in progress” call when thirty masked individuals gathered in Durand Park on Park Street South. The group, clad in all black, marched with a painted banner that read “We Are The Ungovernable”....

BATIK BOUTIK We sat down with Maya Amoah, the creative mind behind Batik Boutik
Mar07

BATIK BOUTIK We sat down with Maya Amoah, the creative mind behind Batik Boutik

She walked us through her vision for the brand, and showed us some of her favourite pieces. You can read the full article here: https://www.thesil.ca/batik-boutik This video uses these sounds from freesound: SQ Never Satisfied Music by guru12192 (http://freesound.org/people/guru12192/) Savanna Stomp Groove by jobro (http://freesound.org/people/jobro) Related Posts Out of the Past moves out of King StreetStyle At Mac returns with their...