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Holding students accountable for club commitments
Nov15

Holding students accountable for club commitments

Photo from Silhouette Photo Archives By: Pooja Sreerangan The McMaster Students Union boasts having over 350 clubs with an entire section dedicated towards clubs that are meant to raise awareness and funds for a diverse selection of social issues. While this sounds noble on paper, how many of these clubs actually impart meaningful change? There are many reasons students join or create these types of clubs and unfortunately, altruism...

McMaster Wilson scholars host free speech discussion The event reflects the university’s renewed attention to free expression
Nov15

McMaster Wilson scholars host free speech discussion The event reflects the university’s renewed attention to free expression

Photos C/O Sabrina Macklai On Nov. 9, recipients of the Wilson Leadership Scholar Award, one of McMaster University’s largest scholarships, held a dinner meeting in partnership with the Socrates Project to discuss free speech and McMaster’s current guidelines in light of the larger province-wide focus on the issue. The event was invite-only, consisting of nine Wilson Leaders and alumni and approximately ten additional guests. The...

Public forum seeks cohesive gentrification strategy Public forum united groups working to mitigate the negative effects of gentrification
Nov15

Public forum seeks cohesive gentrification strategy Public forum united groups working to mitigate the negative effects of gentrification

Photo by Kyle West In attending events on gentrification, Angela Orasch realized that the conversations on this issue were happening in several discrete places. The McMaster University political science PhD candidate decided to plan an event to bring the different groups together in hopes of creating a network to mitigate the negative effects of gentrification. The result was the Gathering on Art, Gentrification and Economic...

The empty shelves of Union Market Union Market claims to be the best spot to get food on campus, but where it succeeds in affordability it lacks in availability
Nov15

The empty shelves of Union Market Union Market claims to be the best spot to get food on campus, but where it succeeds in affordability it lacks in availability

Photos by Kyle West Food security is a major issue that an unfortunately large number of students at McMaster University face. McMaster offers students over twenty different on-campus locations to get food. These locations range in their selection but are united by their general lack of affordability. The Union Market, located on the main floor of the McMaster University Students Centre, differs from the rest in that they are a...

What it takes to be Canada’s leading scorer with All-Canadian Steph Roberts Steph Robert’s outstanding fourth season leads the McMaster women’s soccer team to nationals for the first time since 1997
Nov15

What it takes to be Canada’s leading scorer with All-Canadian Steph Roberts Steph Robert’s outstanding fourth season leads the McMaster women’s soccer team to nationals for the first time since 1997

Photo by Kyle West Steph Roberts’ fourth season on the McMaster women’s soccer team was nothing short of spectacular. She ended the Ontario University Athletics regular season leading the nation with 14 goals in 16 regular season conference games, adding two OUA athlete of the week awards, an OUA First-Team All-Star nod and U Sports October Female athlete of the month to her accolades on the season. ICYMI: Stephanie Roberts ⚽️...

How soccer’s Stoyanov is giving back to the McMaster community OUA West Community Service Award winner Yordan Stoyanov sets a strong example of what it means to be a leader

Photo C/O Fraser Caldwell For many players, the reach of sports extends far beyond the lines painted on the field. This is definitely the case for fourth-year midfielder Yordan Stoyanov of the men’s soccer team, who was awarded the Ontario University Athletics West Community Service Award. “It feels nice to be recognized for something… I was doing because I wanted to just give back to the community, help out,” Stoyanov said....