It’s bean 10 years Hamilton’s Relay coffee roasters celebrates anniversary and reflects on humble origins as Red Hill Coffee Trade
Feb08

It’s bean 10 years Hamilton’s Relay coffee roasters celebrates anniversary and reflects on humble origins as Red Hill Coffee Trade

By: Adrianna Michell For the past ten years, Relay Coffee Roasters has been bringing quality cups of ethically-produced coffee to the hands of Hamiltonians. Throughout the decade the husband and wife team behind Relay have seen their roastery grow into the thriving business that it is today. Relay Coffee Roasters first set up shop in Hamilton in 2008 under at the name Red Hill Coffee Trade. At the time, Hamilton wasn’t the city it is...

Littered McMaster land McMaster’s natural grounds are being destroyed by students’ apathy
Feb08

Littered McMaster land McMaster’s natural grounds are being destroyed by students’ apathy

By: Nature at McMaster In 1941, McMaster Chancellor Howard P. Whidden said that the Westdale property’s “beautiful surrounding and natural setting” was one of the most important reasons that McMaster University relocated from Toronto to Hamilton. The vision for this move, as summarized in a quote published in the Hamilton Spectator in 1929, was that academic pursuits would be supported by Cootes Paradise. It is this co-dependent...

Hungry for change Food insecurity is on the rise within the community, leaving several people hungry for change.
Feb08

Hungry for change Food insecurity is on the rise within the community, leaving several people hungry for change.

Food insecurity can be defined by several different characteristics and does not necessarily have one, universal definition. For some, it can mean a lack of physical, economic or culturally acceptable access to food and in extreme cases, it can mean that one’s nutritional food intake is too low. The issue of food insecurity is very much systemic, and is steadily on the rise in Hamilton. Emergency food bank usage within the city from...

A new president-elect, for now Muhammed Aydin is the unofficial MSU president-elect while other candidates seek appeals
Feb08

A new president-elect, for now Muhammed Aydin is the unofficial MSU president-elect while other candidates seek appeals

After deliberating once again, the McMaster Students Union elections committee has decided to disqualify the unofficial president-elect, Ikram Farah. After tallying the votes once again, Muhammed Aydin is the new, unofficial president-elect. As of Feb. 5, Farah has five business days to declare her intent to appeal to the elections committee. Rabeena Obaidullah, who was originally disqualified on Jan. 25 and whose disqualification was...

Attitude reflects leadership A deeper look at what goes into being a leader, both on the field and in the office
Feb01

Attitude reflects leadership A deeper look at what goes into being a leader, both on the field and in the office

The McMaster Students Union president-elect Ikram Farah and captain of the Marauders football team Mark Mackie may have a lot of differences, but one thing that brings them together is their shared ability to be a leader. Farah, a fourth-year Honours Political Science and Labour Studies student pinpoints her first real position of leadership as when she served as the social sciences caucus leader on the Student Representative Assembly...

Set up for success In the midst of a successful sophomore season, setter David Doty embraces a larger role this year on a dominant Marauders team
Feb01

Set up for success In the midst of a successful sophomore season, setter David Doty embraces a larger role this year on a dominant Marauders team

By: Ryan Tse Anyone paying attention to the McMaster men’s volleyball team this season knows that they are a bona fide powerhouse. After losing the first game of the season, the team has rattled off 10 straight wins, the past four being 3-0 straight set victories. They look poised to challenge for a fifth-straight Ontario University Athletics championship. A big part of the team’s success so far has been the play of second-year setter...