Meet McMaster’s pink orientation crew A new initiative coming out of the MSU Pride Community Centre promises to connect LGBT first-year students to support systems on campus
Aug09

Meet McMaster’s pink orientation crew A new initiative coming out of the MSU Pride Community Centre promises to connect LGBT first-year students to support systems on campus

If you are on campus at all during Welcome Week, you might notice a wave of Welcome Week representatives out and about with flamingo patches on their suits. These patches symbolize the new Pride Representative Network at work, a pet project of Miranda Clayton, the McMaster Students Union Pride Community Centre coordinator. “This year, when I took over the [PCC], we did this whole thing where we rebranded it, we completely overhauled...

A day in the life – Best on Bread
Aug01

A day in the life – Best on Bread

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a vendor at the Farmer’s Market? Chef Grant Whittaker from Best on Bread shares his day-to-day routine with us and takes us behind the scenes on the culinary action. Tag along as we spend an early morning tasting fresh bread at his long-time friend’s bakery, an afternoon at his trusted butcher for the main ingredients and a day at the market, where it all (and some pretty delicious...

Betrand Russell Centre now open The state-of-the-art facility finds its home at the corner of Sterling and Forsyth
Jul05

Betrand Russell Centre now open The state-of-the-art facility finds its home at the corner of Sterling and Forsyth

The new Bertrand Russell Archives and Research Centre is officially open.  This state-of-the-art facility is located across from McMaster’s Sterling Street entrance in a former home, which has been retrofitted in recognition of the 50th anniversary of McMaster’s acquisition of the Bertrand Russell archives.  The project, led by McMaster University Libraries, in partnership with McMaster’s Facilities Services and mcCallum Sather...

RECONCIL 1A03 Reconciling What? Indigenous Relations in Canada will look at what reconciliation means within the Canadian context
Jul05

RECONCIL 1A03 Reconciling What? Indigenous Relations in Canada will look at what reconciliation means within the Canadian context

McMaster’s Indigenous Studies Program recently announced a new course, titled “RECONCIL 1A03: Reconciling What? Indigenous Relations in Canada”. The three unit course, which is open to all members of the McMaster community, will be available in Winter 2019 and will examine the sociopolitical and historical relations between Indigenous peoples and Canada in a post-1951 time period. The course will also explore how colonialism,...

Dundurn Market is back in season The market is flourishing with fresh produce and baked goods powered by Bikeables
Jul05

Dundurn Market is back in season The market is flourishing with fresh produce and baked goods powered by Bikeables

Where used to be brown leather seating lining a pristine white wall is now nearly floor to ceiling wood shelving filled with Stoney Creek’s La Dee Da sauces, fair trade organic coconut cream, single origin chocolate and locally produced raw honey.  Under new management by Bikeables, Dundurn Market’s few wooden crates of produce have expanded into a larger selection of locally grown produce, in addition to organic fruits and vegetables...

Passion for pizza Local photographer is looking for the best pizza in Hamilton while documenting it on Instagram
Jul05

Passion for pizza Local photographer is looking for the best pizza in Hamilton while documenting it on Instagram

If you had to decide which restaurant has the best pizza in the city, which restaurant would you pick? Luckily for Justin Tanada, he’s doing the research for you. Tanada is looking for the best slice of pizza that Hamilton has to offer. As a local photographer, Tanada decided to document his quest for the perfect slice of pizza on an Instagram account known as Pizzatography. Pizzatography features photos and videos of various pizza...