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The Silhouette Yearbook Saying goodbye to Volume 90 and our 2020 staff graduates
Apr13

The Silhouette Yearbook Saying goodbye to Volume 90 and our 2020 staff graduates

We didn’t get the chance to say farewell in person and celebrate the achievements of our graduating staff members this year, so instead, we’re putting them in a little online spotlight. The Silhouette family is proud of all our soon to be graduates for their tireless dedication to the Sil, their passionate efforts to learn and grow at McMaster and their commitment to supporting their communities.      ...

A day in the life (under quarantine) Find out how your favourite Sil staff members are spending their time in quarantine
Apr08

A day in the life (under quarantine) Find out how your favourite Sil staff members are spending their time in quarantine

Sil diary entry by Adrianna Michell, Features Reporter I have a lot of free time and I love to be snoopy. I’m a fourth year student and suddenly my undergraduate years are over. I need a little comfort right now. I need a little bit of normalcy.  After reading Jenna Wortham’s Vanity Fair “corona diary” I wanted to do my own. Although I am neither an NYC based writer nor a wellness witch, I am a panicked student trying to make sense of...

Which 20 seconds of a song should you sing while washing your hands? Take this quiz to find out which song is right for you
Mar26

Which 20 seconds of a song should you sing while washing your hands? Take this quiz to find out which song is right for you

Photo by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor Effective hand-washing is paramount right now. But only hand-washing that meets the recommended time of at least 20 seconds will suffice. This can grow a little tiresome if you’re just counting to 20 or, even worse, singing Happy Birthday twice. Tell us a little about yourself and your social distancing habits, and we’ll let you know what song you should sing while washing your hands. We hope this can...

A student’s guide to navigating change A growing list of tips on transitioning to e-learning, maintaining a social life and self-care
Mar24

A student’s guide to navigating change A growing list of tips on transitioning to e-learning, maintaining a social life and self-care

Let us preface this guide by telling you that if this period of uncertainty is stressing you the f*&k out, it’s okay. There’s quite a bit on our minds — reorganization of courses, fears over graduation, lost jobs and co-ops, forced move-outs and the sudden disruption of pretty much everything. In more ways than one, this time is defining our present and future, and soon it will be just a single moment in our...

What Hogwarts House are you based on your sex life? J.K Rowling may be problematic but Harry Potter was still a part of my sexual awakening
Feb12

What Hogwarts House are you based on your sex life? J.K Rowling may be problematic but Harry Potter was still a part of my sexual awakening

Photo C/O Nathan Dumlao  By Adrianna Michell (Features Reporter), Lauren O’Donnell (Arts and Culture Reporter) and Maxwell Price What is your favourite class in school? Photo C/O Liam Truong English Art Math Gym What is your preferred dating app? Photo C/O Marjan Grabowski Grindr Hinge Tinder Her Your friends describe your sex life as: Photo c/o Samuele Giglio Cringey Risky Aspirational Non-existent How often do you wash your...

What Winterfest event should you go to? Find out which event is right for you based on these winter-themed questions!
Feb06

What Winterfest event should you go to? Find out which event is right for you based on these winter-themed questions!

  To start with, what is your favourite winter activity? Photo C/O Wilfredor Making snowmen Staying inside by the fire Eating your weight in soup Snowball fight! How would your friends describe you? Photo C/O StockSnap Quiet and easy-going Trendy and fashion-forward Outgoing and eager to meet new people Practical joker What are your plans for Valentine’s Day? Photo C/O Jill Wellington What plans?? Something affordable but...