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Three students receive trespassing tickets during May at Mac protest HSMN members were holding a demonstration that criticized university administration on a range of issues
May13

Three students receive trespassing tickets during May at Mac protest HSMN members were holding a demonstration that criticized university administration on a range of issues

Photo by Hannah Walters-Vida Three student activists received trespassing tickets Saturday afternoon while holding a demonstration that criticized McMaster University administration on a range of issues including policing on campus, sexual violence, overcrowding and inadequate mental health services. Protestors acting on behalf of local activist group Hamilton Student Mobilization Network gathered in the McMaster University Student...

Shedding Light on Winter Garden Winter Garden allows patrons to light up an immersive exhibit at Hamilton Artists Inc.
May06

Shedding Light on Winter Garden Winter Garden allows patrons to light up an immersive exhibit at Hamilton Artists Inc.

By: Andrew Mrozowski In 19th century Europe, it became increasingly popular to build houses with large greenhouses in order to house and provide a tropical-climate for warm-temperate plants.These winter gardens were fantastical structures that created an illusion where people could go to escape the realities of winter.  Montreal-based artists, Mere Phantoms, have created an exhibit that brings this fantasy to life using shadows at...

Provincial government announces changes to OSAP Multiple groups have spoke against the proposed changes
Jan17

Provincial government announces changes to OSAP Multiple groups have spoke against the proposed changes

Photos By: Madeline Neumann On Jan. 17, 2019, the provincial government announced their plan to roll back tuition by 10 per cent, change the Ontario Student Assistance Program and make ancillary student fees optional, putting into question the tenability of various student organizations. The Ministry of Colleges, Universities and Training announced that as of the 2019-2020, significant changes will be made to OSAP, particularly the...

Ward 1 Candidate: Syed Bakht
Oct17

Ward 1 Candidate: Syed Bakht

Syed Bakht did not respond to the request for an interview from The Silhouette. The following information was reported by The Hamilton Spectator. Bakht is self-employed in tax and accounting services. He was involved with the finance department of United Way for six years. Bakht’s platform priorities include basic services, existing playgrounds and small business growth. He emphasizes the importance of addressing affordable housing....

Ward 1 Candidate: Carol Lazich
Oct17

Ward 1 Candidate: Carol Lazich

Photo C/O Carol Lazich Lazich responded to the request for an interview, but her responses did not address all of the questions asked by The Silhouette. This profile was supplemented with information from The Hamilton Spectator and MacVotes campaign. Lazich was the president of the Strathcona Community Council. She has also been involved as a board member with Crime Stoppers and in various capacities at the Art Gallery and George...

Ward 1 Candidate: Maureen Wilson
Oct17

Ward 1 Candidate: Maureen Wilson

Photo C/O Maureen Wilson Maureen Wilson served as the chief of staff to the mayor in Hamilton from 2000 to 2002. She was also the executive assistant to the regional chairman in the Hamilton-Wentworth region for three years and has been involved in various senior roles with schools and city committees. Wilson is focused on addressing safer streets and affordable housing. She also hopes to improve transit, including GO, LRT and the...