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Brewing up change in the Hammer MERIT Brewing Company demands accountability from local and industrial powers
Oct12

Brewing up change in the Hammer MERIT Brewing Company demands accountability from local and industrial powers

Photos by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter Recently, Hamilton has seen an influx of craft breweries establishing themselves around the city. With craft beer on the rise, MERIT Brewing Company is one of the industry leaders, brewing locally in their space on 107 James St. North.  Co-founder of MERIT and McMaster alumnus, Tej Sandhu, wanted to create a communal, welcoming space by combining a tap room, brewery, kitchen and bottle shop. ...

McMaster has partnered with TDF Sports Former NHL player and chief marketing officer of TDF Sports, T.J. Galiardi, spoke about the company and adopting a plant-based lifestyle
Oct10

McMaster has partnered with TDF Sports Former NHL player and chief marketing officer of TDF Sports, T.J. Galiardi, spoke about the company and adopting a plant-based lifestyle

Photo C/O Marauders.ca When many professional athletes finish their careers, they struggle with how to use their skills and knowledge to make a living. For former National Hockey League forward T.J. Galiardi, his path after hockey involved co-founding and becoming the chief marketing officer of TDF Sports, a sports nutrition company that McMaster has recently partnered up with. The partnership will provide McMaster athletes with TDF...

McMaster’s teaching and research assistants vote to authorize strike action In a history-making vote, 87 per cent of CUPE 3906’s Unit 1 vote yes for a strike mandate
Oct10

McMaster’s teaching and research assistants vote to authorize strike action In a history-making vote, 87 per cent of CUPE 3906’s Unit 1 vote yes for a strike mandate

Photos by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor On Sept. 26, the Canadian Union of Public Employees 3906 made history as 87 per cent of its Unit 1 members voted to authorize a strike mandate. Unit 1 represents graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants and research assistants at McMaster. This will allow for strike action, if deemed necessary.  The vote came after a series of labour negotiations between CUPE 3906 and McMaster University....

Sounds about White: the rise of Greta Thunberg Thunberg has been receiving a lot more attention than climate activists of colour
Oct10

Sounds about White: the rise of Greta Thunberg Thunberg has been receiving a lot more attention than climate activists of colour

Photo taken at Montreal Climate Strike C/O Pascal Bernardon  By Morgan Parcells, Contributor Sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg agrees: hot girl summer was way too hot.  At the forefront of a global sustainability movement, Greta Thunberg seems to have lit a fire amongst younger generations. She inspired hundreds of thousands of individuals to take part in Fridays For Future, Greta’s very own climate strike, across the world on Sept. 27,...

Do-it-yourself art crawl Vibrant art brings Hamilton's walls to life
Oct03

Do-it-yourself art crawl Vibrant art brings Hamilton's walls to life

Hamilton is increasingly becoming known as a haven for artists. This is demonstrated in the street art that has taken over the walls of the downtown core. Several of these pieces were created during Concrete Canvas, a visual arts festival that took place this past July. Each piece was painted legally and with permission from the city. Take this map along with you and go take in some of the art Hamilton has to offer! Click a point on...

Are supplements effective? Supplements have become a staple for gym rats, but research suggests they may not be as effective as we once thought
Oct03

Are supplements effective? Supplements have become a staple for gym rats, but research suggests they may not be as effective as we once thought

By Eamonn Valelly, Contributor McMaster has become one of the few Canadian universities to partner with TDF Sports, a plant-based nutritional supplement company. McMaster’s director of athletics and recreation, Shawn Burt, explained that this partnership will expose our varsity athletes to supplements that will help them pursue excellence.  A closer look at research on supplements reveals that their beneficial effects may not be so...