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MSU Elections 2020: Giancarlo Da-Ré Platform Overview A brief look at candidate Giancarlo Da-Ré’s platform
Jan23

MSU Elections 2020: Giancarlo Da-Ré Platform Overview A brief look at candidate Giancarlo Da-Ré’s platform

Photo by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter Giancarlo Da-Ré is a Level V chemical biology student at McMaster.  Da-Ré has held several positions within the McMaster Students Union, including Creating Leadership Amongst Youth part-time manager, Spark sessions coordinator and Horizons leadership developer. He is currently the residence orientation advisor for the Peter George Centre for Living and Learning.  Da-Ré’s platform highlights three...

Hamilton LRT project comes to the end of its tracks Where do we go from here and how will we get there?
Jan23

Hamilton LRT project comes to the end of its tracks Where do we go from here and how will we get there?

Graphic by Elisabetta Paiano / Production Editor On Dec. 16, 2019, Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney informed Fred Eisenberger, the mayor of Hamilton, that the provincial government had decided to cancel plans for Hamilton’s light-rail transit system, which was set to begin construction in 2020. After Mulroney called for a press conference to deliver the cancellation news in Hamilton, she cancelled it due to safety concerns...

Rewriting history Deanna Bowen’s A Harlem Nocturne turns the invisible into the visible
Jan23

Rewriting history Deanna Bowen’s A Harlem Nocturne turns the invisible into the visible

Photos by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter It’s no secret that Canada has a long history of systemic racism and injustice. However, much of that history has been buried deep, locked away in old filing cabinets in disused archives. Deanna Bowen’s exhibit, A Harlem Nocturne, seeks to break open those cabinets and reveal that history to the world. Deanna Bowen is an interdisciplinary artist based out of Toronto. Her work...

MSU Elections 2020: Jackson Tarlin’s Platform Overview A brief look at candidate Jackson Tarlin’s platform
Jan23

MSU Elections 2020: Jackson Tarlin’s Platform Overview A brief look at candidate Jackson Tarlin’s platform

Photo by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter Jackson Tarlin, a Level V Engineering Physics student at McMaster, has presented a wide-ranging platform that aims to address a range of issues affecting students. “Our goal is to take every annoyance you’ve grumbled about during your time at McMaster and throw them in the trash. Then set the trash on fire. If we have time left over once we’re done, we’ll use the trash fire to light our pipe and...

MSU Elections 2020: Krystina Koc’s Platform Overview A brief look at candidate Krystina Koc’s platform
Jan23

MSU Elections 2020: Krystina Koc’s Platform Overview A brief look at candidate Krystina Koc’s platform

Photo by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter Krystina Koc is a Level IV Commerce student at McMaster. Koc’s platform consists of eight points of action distributed between her two core initiatives: advocacy and student life enhancement.    Advocacy Within the advocacy section, Koc focuses on safety, transparency, comfort and internal issues within the McMaster Students Union. Citing reports of break-ins in Westdale and Thorndale areas,...

A Sil Second: Updates on Hamilton’s LRT Project
Jan16

A Sil Second: Updates on Hamilton’s LRT Project

Keep an eye out in next week’s print issue for a feature on Hamilton’s LRT project. For now, here are the updates: [Video descripton: Andrew Mrozowski, A&C Editor at the Sil, walks around campus to discuss updates on Hamilton’s LRT project.]...