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Being extroverted and a successful leader are not synonymous You don’t have to be outgoing and social to make an impact on the community
Oct10

Being extroverted and a successful leader are not synonymous You don’t have to be outgoing and social to make an impact on the community

Photo by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor By Yashpreet Birdi, Contributor  Demonstrating leadership is a concept that we have all likely come across in our course outlines, student club activities or job postings. Figuring out how to show others your leadership capabilities can be scary for those of us who identify as introverted. But maybe we should focus on redefining the term “leadership”. I have realized over time that there can be many...

Innovative club or resume padder? Med school hopefuls – think twice before creating that new club

By: Sarun Balaranjan & Henry Challen, Contributors  How often do you see this occur? A student is woefully looking at their empty resume and wondering how to fix it. Suddenly, the idea strikes them. A moment of unrivaled inspiration. Surely if they’re a founder of a new club, they will get into your dream medical school, right? With their newfound hope, they innovate and design for a total of three minutes before coming up with an...

Men’s football team off to a strong start The Marauders backed up their fifth overall ranking with a strong start to the season
Sep19

Men’s football team off to a strong start The Marauders backed up their fifth overall ranking with a strong start to the season

Photos c/o Kyle West By Andrew Fayed, Contributor After falling to the Western Mustangs, last year’s Vanier Cup finalists, 17-34 two weeks ago, the McMaster Marauders’ men’s football team appears ready to move on and build off of the momentum of their strong opening weeks into the rest of the season. With several lower ranked teams ahead on their schedule, the Marauders are favoured to be at a record of seven wins and one loss by Oct....

Save the Sil The Student Choice Initiative puts the Sil's funding in jeopardy
Sep17

Save the Sil The Student Choice Initiative puts the Sil's funding in jeopardy

The Student Choice Initiative has placed many students in a difficult position. How much choice is there when students are forced to compromise supporting student services so that they can save money to mitigate the consequences of OSAP funding cuts and increased financial stress, or vice versa? The answer is that there isn’t much choice, and unfortunately, it’s still one that students across Ontario will have to make....

Why Attend Career Fairs
Sep13

Why Attend Career Fairs

By: Tanya Kett & Jillian Perkins Marsh Some say that when they last attended a job fair employers told them to apply online, so they felt it was pointless to attend. If you have similar sentiments, I urge you to keep reading. Employers may tell you to apply online (it does save paper!), but the real reason they are there is to get a sense of the person behind the resume that is submitted online — YOU. Who are you? What do you have...

5 Local coffee shops to get you ready for fall With autumn around the corner, warm up to Hamilton’s coziest coffee shops
Sep12

5 Local coffee shops to get you ready for fall With autumn around the corner, warm up to Hamilton’s coziest coffee shops

Photos by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor By Natalie Clark, Contributor The end of summer marks the end of warm weather in the city, meaning that cool fall winds are approaching. And where there is fall, there is coffee. Its warm, cozy and inviting aroma tests your limits as to just how many cups you can have without going completely off the walls. Get ready to channel your inner Rory Gilmore this fall with a visit to these amazing coffee...