Fringe Festival fosters local talent Check out these three shows before they are over!
Jul25

Fringe Festival fosters local talent Check out these three shows before they are over!

When we speak of the Hamilton art scene, we often insinuate that is has sprouted out of nowhere. However, the art culture in Hamilton is rich in history, with the Hamilton Fringe Festival being an important facet in the culture. The Fringe, as it is called, is celebrating its eleventh year in existence. The festival, which runs from July 17 to 27, celebrates art, non-partiality, freedom from censorship, and accessibility. It allows...

Marauder to try for national play Women's Basketball forward invited to Canada Basketball try-outs in Oshawa
Jul14

Marauder to try for national play Women's Basketball forward invited to Canada Basketball try-outs in Oshawa

One of the newest Marauders has making already made her way on to the national radar. Linnaea Harper, a 6-0 forward who committed to play for McMaster under head coach Theresa Burns, has been invited to Canada Basketball’s Junior Women’s National Team try-outs, held at Durham College in Oshawa, Ont. Burns was happy to hear about Harper’s invitation. “An opportunity to try out for a national team is a great honour. It will be a great...

Marauders welcome new recruits The Men's Basketball team introduces fresh faces
Jul09

Marauders welcome new recruits The Men's Basketball team introduces fresh faces

McMaster men’s basketball has plenty to be happy about with last year’s fifth-place national finish. But they have three more reasons to be optimistic about the future of the program. July 8 marked the annual tradition of the recruit welcome press conference, recognizing Connor Gilmore, Marko Grahovac and Dave McCulloch for opting to wear the Maroon and Grey for the next stage in their basketball careers. When asked about why they...

TURF takes all kinds Audience engagement brings the best out of bands
Jul08

TURF takes all kinds Audience engagement brings the best out of bands

Toronto Urban Roots Fest (TURF) took place between July 4-6 at Fort York and Garrison Commons. Although it is only in its second year running, the festival managed to bring in some hefty and eclectic acts. When you’re attending a festival, it’s hard not to get caught up in the dynamic atmosphere created between the artist and the crowd. Though some types of music cater to audience involvement more than others, a good performer can...

UPDATE: Ron Joyce to host Tiger-Cats Alcohol use restricted but allowed
Jul08

UPDATE: Ron Joyce to host Tiger-Cats Alcohol use restricted but allowed

Ron Joyce Stadium is becoming the Hamilton Tiger-Cats home away from home. After the City of Hamilton and Tiger-Cats organization announced that the new Tim Hortons Field will not be ready in time for the July 26 and July 31 home games, McMaster has been tapped as the temporary home for CFL football in Hamilton, but only has room in the stands for 6,000 of the 22,000 tickets sold. “The Tiger-Cats approached us. We had a...

Why? Because Beer is almost here! The upcoming Hamilton beer festival answers the quintessential question
Jul03

Why? Because Beer is almost here! The upcoming Hamilton beer festival answers the quintessential question

There are few things more satisfying than an ice cold glass of beer after a long day of work. Beer drinkers can range from those who like a casual glass of beer to commence the weekend to beer aficionados who can name the type of beer from a single sip. No matter what side of the spectrum you land on, all journeys towards loving beer start with a single sip. The Because Beer festival that is coming to Hamilton’s Pier 4 Park on Friday,...