Five interesting facts about Hamilton’s history

We currently associate Hamilton with urban coffee shops, a growing music scene, craft beer and steel mills, but did you know that Hamilton has a rich history of notable people and Canadian claims to fame that have gone forgotten with time. Let’s take a walk back through history and see what sorts of things and people happened in Hamilton back in the day. Dr. Alfred Pain The sole Hamiltonian to ride on the disastrous Titanic in...

Six Hamilton Breweries You Should Visit

Hamilton’s beer and cider scene has been brewing for the past few years, the city slowly becoming home to many local fermenting makers. With a good selection of places to stop for a cold one with the friends, here’s a quick list to help you decide which brewery to visit (although we highly recommend visiting all of them at some point.)   Collective Arts Brewing 207 Burlington St E, Hamilton The industrial-exterior looking...

McMaster University’s History Timeline

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Seven easy McMaster-inspired Halloween costumes

Since Halloween is a weeklong holiday around Hamilton and McMaster, there’s no shortage of fun events to attend. Halloween falls on a Tuesday this year, so no doubt this upcoming weekend will be filled with spooky events to dress up for (because apparently we have to celebrate starting Thursday and throughout the weekend.) Party stores are pumping the prices on costumes, and partying in a different costume each night can get...

Hamilton events to check out over reading week

Staying in Hamilton over Fall reading week? The Silhouette has your back with a whole list of events to keep you busy and away from doing school work.    Monday, 9 October 2017 Monday Night Trivia Monday, 9 October 2017 8:00 pm @ Serve Ping Pong Creator: Hamilton Rising Ping Pong and Trivia are a great way to liven up your Monday night....

11 Things You Should Do Before Exams
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11 Things You Should Do Before Exams

McMaster is nearing the end of its 2016-2017 school year. Graduation is looming for many, exams are on the horizon and the excitement for summer has warmed up with the weather. While students are looking towards the post-exam season, we unfortunately, still have a month left of groaning about how final exams aren’t an accurate measure of our knowledge. Here is a list of 11 things you can do to prepare emotionally and physically for...