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New coffee on the block Phin Coffee Bar opens up in Westdale
Mar05

New coffee on the block Phin Coffee Bar opens up in Westdale

Photo C/O @phincoffeebar By: Natalie Clark Calling all coffee addicts, there’s a new must try spot in town! Phin Coffee Bar is located at 804 King Street West. The Westdale neighbourhood spot is only a short walk from campus. The owner, Andrew Meas, launched the bar’s soft opening on Feb. 16 and has been committed to serving the Westdale community their best cup of coffee since. This may be Meas’ first coffee shop, but he has lots of...

Exploring, expressing and voicing black experiences Hamilton Youth Poet’s hosts Black Poet Residency
Feb28

Exploring, expressing and voicing black experiences Hamilton Youth Poet’s hosts Black Poet Residency

Poster C/O Hamilton Youth Poets By: Drew Simpson Over a month of Hamilton Youth Poet’s Black Poet Residency has passed. So far, the residency has taken place at the Art Gallery of Hamilton every Saturday and the weekly residency will continue until May. HYP is an arts organization that launched in October 2012. The organization’s four main goals are to manifest a community of cultural understanding, offer youth tools to deliver their...

For the culture Two local rappers speak about how they express themselves through hip hop
Feb28

For the culture Two local rappers speak about how they express themselves through hip hop

Photo C/O Matt Barnes I fell in love with hip hop around 2013 when I listened to my first rap album, Drake’s Nothing Was the Same. To me, hip hop is an art of storytelling, rooted in struggle and triumph. It has its haters and it is not perfect, but it has also saved and changed countless lives. In the tradition of the 1970s New York City DJs and MCs that founded the genre, the guardians of modern hip hop are innovative, creative and...

Movement Melanin Expression breaks down barriers in the movement industry Goodbodyfeel Movement Studio hosts its first workshop exclusively for people of colour
Feb26

Movement Melanin Expression breaks down barriers in the movement industry Goodbodyfeel Movement Studio hosts its first workshop exclusively for people of colour

Photo C/O @goodbodyfeel Robin Lamarr has been the only person of colour in a movement class. With this personal experience and her own desire to make mindful movement accessible, the movement educator and community activist had been thinking about how she could address the lack of representation in the movement community. When she obtained a physical space for the studio she founded, Goodbodyfeel, she saw it as a good time to...

New beginnings with old roots Westdale Theatre reopens with a fresh new look for the community
Feb26

New beginnings with old roots Westdale Theatre reopens with a fresh new look for the community

Photo by Kyle West By: Natalie Clark When the quaint and beloved Westdale Theatre closed down in early 2017, residents of the Westdale community and many McMaster students were especially upset. Although fairly run down, the Westdale had been the community’s hot spot for Friday night dates, Hollywood’s must-see films and the best popcorn in town for as long as anyone could remember. On Feb. 14, the Westdale community celebrated the...

Sil sit-down with Red Hot Suz Sex influencer Suz talks about sex blogging, internet censorship, and the impacts of the SESTA/FOSTA bills for sex workers
Feb22

Sil sit-down with Red Hot Suz Sex influencer Suz talks about sex blogging, internet censorship, and the impacts of the SESTA/FOSTA bills for sex workers

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