Silenced mental health concerns McMaster’s mental health services are not responding students’ needs
Mar15

Silenced mental health concerns McMaster’s mental health services are not responding students’ needs

By: Kamila Matyslakiewics McMaster University boasts commitment to mental health and well-being and claims to prioritize these services for students. But what is really happening on the front lines? What is the actual student experience of trying to access counselling services at McMaster? Mental health services for students are inadequate at McMaster University. When trying to get access to services on campus, students can expect to...

ESL at McMaster McMaster should consider ESL programs for educators
Mar08

ESL at McMaster McMaster should consider ESL programs for educators

McMaster offers programs for students to develop their English language skills and immerse themselves in the English-speaking McMaster community. However, McMaster does not offer an English as a second language program for students who wish to further their education in this field of interest. For students who are looking to improve their English in an environment that is predominantly English-speaking, McMaster does offer a 4-week...

One lease to rule them all New Ontario housing lease changes can alter the hunt for off-campus accommodations for McMaster students for the better
Mar08

One lease to rule them all New Ontario housing lease changes can alter the hunt for off-campus accommodations for McMaster students for the better

By: Michelle Nakansah As classes draw to a close, for many, concerns over exams are mixed with concerns over future housing. For those looking for housing, there is a new game changer in the Ontario housing market that may be extremely beneficial for McMaster’s off-campus community. Finally, in our favour, the Ontario government has introduced a standard lease which will be required to be used in nearly all rental agreements beginning...

Limiting student expression The new provisions for anti-disruption and protesting limits students’ right to expression
Mar08

Limiting student expression The new provisions for anti-disruption and protesting limits students’ right to expression

By: Jordan Graber At an institution such as McMaster University, the subject of free speech is not an easy discussion. After Jordan Peterson, a controversial psychology professor from the University of Toronto came to visit McMaster, this has sparked immense discussion amongst students, faculty and other sources in Hamilton. It has been argued whether in this circumstance free speech had been impaired when Jordan Peterson was not able...

Midterm exam schedule Mosaic should consider adding another schedule to help students out
Mar01

Midterm exam schedule Mosaic should consider adding another schedule to help students out

With midterms either resuming or beginning for most students and final exams lingering around the corner, scheduling your time is becoming more of a challenge. As reading week has now come to an end and the regret of not being as productive as your professors expected you to be when they assigned their due dates has set in, it would be nice to have a more convenient way to organize your workload. An exam schedule for midterm exams,...

Midwifery at McMaster McMaster’s midwifery program needs to address patients with traumatic histories
Mar01

Midwifery at McMaster McMaster’s midwifery program needs to address patients with traumatic histories

By: Touka Ali Pregnancy and birth are such transformative periods in one’s life and as a midwifery student, it is my goal is to do everything in my power to make it a positive experience. I think that McMaster has the potential to equip student midwives to do this. The program has taught me not only how to be a good midwife, but how to help clients enjoy their experience. However, I think that there is always potential for...