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Sex and the Steel City Embracing love and sex-positivity by reflecting on our history and aspirations as a community
Feb14

Sex and the Steel City Embracing love and sex-positivity by reflecting on our history and aspirations as a community

Photos C/O USC Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive If you’re an avid reader of the Silhouette, then you’d know our annual rendition of Sex and the Steel City, much like the paper itself, has evolved quite a bit over the past couple of years. Putting together this year’s sex-positive publication meant embracing the diverse ideas around sexuality, love and health. It’s about creating a non-judgemental space where experiences can be...

From Brandon Hall to Massey Hall How Max Kerman and the Arkells thrived from Hamilton
Jan15

From Brandon Hall to Massey Hall How Max Kerman and the Arkells thrived from Hamilton

Photo C/O @nathannash_ By: Natalie Clark Since graduating from McMaster in 2008, the Arkells have become one of Hamilton’s greatest accomplishments. “You write what you know,” mentions lead singer of the Arkells, Max Kerman, who accredits not only Hamilton, but McMaster, to the inspiration behind many of the band’s greatest hits. “You write material based on your own life experiences; you’re trying to tell a story about a person, a...

Local artists come together to celebrate the themes and visuals of the K-pop sensation Local artists come together to celebrate the themes and visuals of the K-pop sensation
Sep25

Local artists come together to celebrate the themes and visuals of the K-pop sensation Local artists come together to celebrate the themes and visuals of the K-pop sensation

Photos by Razan Samara This past weekend, K-pop superstars BTS landed in Hamilton for three sold-out stadium concerts. Nestled among the three multi-million dollar performances was Magic Shop:  A Celebration of BTS and the Magic of Self-Love, a group art exhibition at the Factory Media Centre. The exhibit was dedicated to BTS fan art and ran from Sept. 21 to Sept. 23. It featured media artwork created by local artists who love the boy...

Pencilling it in:  Bullet Journalling 101 Is the trendy personal planner right for you?
Feb01

Pencilling it in: Bullet Journalling 101 Is the trendy personal planner right for you?

By: Jackie McNeil I’m a student who prides myself on my organization skills, so when I first heard of bullet journalling I couldn’t tear myself away from the many videos, blogs, and Pintrest boards devoted to it. Bullet journalling was created by a New York-based digital product designer to serve as a “customizable and forgiving organization system,” according to its website. Branded “the analog system for the digital age,” the...

Making it work after undergrad Hasan Minhaj reminiscences of his twenties and gives students a sneak peak of his new show
Jan18

Making it work after undergrad Hasan Minhaj reminiscences of his twenties and gives students a sneak peak of his new show

  On a cold and miserable date late last fall, the McMaster Students Union’s Campus Events announced that Hasan Minhaj would be signing off Life After Mac week. With exams around the corner, I, along with hundreds of other students, rejoiced at finally having something to look forward to. The comedian, actor, host and writer has been a Senior Correspondent on The Daily Show since 2014, but most people recognize him from his viral...

What’s on at the galleries Your guide to the must see art exhibits all over Hamilton
Nov10

What’s on at the galleries Your guide to the must see art exhibits all over Hamilton

Hamilton Public Library Gallery 4 // Double Sighted by Olivia Brouwer Running until Nov. 30, 2017 I’ve got some artwork at Central Library for all you Hamilton dwellers. It’s up until the end of November so check it out before it’s gone! A post shared by Olivia Brouwer (@olivetreeonthemount) on Nov 2, 2017 at 8:00am PDT Olivia Brouwer, who has been blind in one eye since childhood, is communicating her experience of...