Out of the Past moves out of King Street Long-standing vintage store makes a new presence in Hamilton
Mar29

Out of the Past moves out of King Street Long-standing vintage store makes a new presence in Hamilton

Since 2000, Tammy Ziegler and her business partner, Stephen Connacher, have relocated their Hamilton vintage shop twice. The first move was a few shops down from their original location on King Street, but their most recent decision was a big jump to 308 Ottawa Street North. In an effort to avoid dug-up roads, traffic congestion and the uprooting of trees that will accompany the city’s looming Light Rail Transit project, Ziegler and...

How to make hummus: a simple recipe for a quick snack Get your Mediterranean fix this exam season and conquer hunger with this easy recipe.
Mar22

How to make hummus: a simple recipe for a quick snack Get your Mediterranean fix this exam season and conquer hunger with this easy recipe.

By: Nick Sahlollbey Exams are around the corner. For most students, this generally means a few intensive weeks of early morning and late-night study sessions, high levels of stress, low levels of energy and repeated thoughts of dropping out. This behaviour is often exacerbated by hunger, so for your health and well-being during these hard times, you’re going to need to ensure you keep your belly full and your mind focused. Hummus is a...

Student artists gather to make a presence in Hamilton Exhibition features a diverse collection of art at the Spice Factory
Mar22

Student artists gather to make a presence in Hamilton Exhibition features a diverse collection of art at the Spice Factory

Third and fourth-year students from McMaster’s School of the Arts program have spent months putting together every detail of the Coalesce Art Exhibition. From selecting pieces and designing promotional materials to envisioning the installation of the entire exhibit, students in the Community Exhibition course, under the guidance of professor Sally McKay, have been learning to put together an exhibit from start to finish....

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...

J’aime lesbian chiens French artist Diane “Obom” Obomsawin creates profound feminist comics and animations
Mar22

J’aime lesbian chiens French artist Diane “Obom” Obomsawin creates profound feminist comics and animations

By: Hess Sahlollbey Two anthropomorphic dog-women lay on a Grecian style bed in bliss while a cherub plays a horn amidst a mustard yellow background. The cover of J’aime les filles (I Like Girls) by Diane “Obom” Obomswin firmly establishes its surreal presentation. A Montréal-based comics creator, Obomsawin originally lived abroad in France for 20 years before moving to Quebec permanently in the 80s. Rent made Montréal more affordable...

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,...