2016-17 Vice-Presidents overview Quick points on each of the three elected VPs representing the MSU Board of Directors for the 2016-17 academic year
Apr05

2016-17 Vice-Presidents overview Quick points on each of the three elected VPs representing the MSU Board of Directors for the 2016-17 academic year

by Blake Oliver — Vice-President (Education) Ryan MacDonald — Vice-President (Finance) Shaarujaa Nadarajah — Vice-President (Administration)...

Program dissatisfaction Vague curricula, administrative challenges or unhealthy classroom habits, four students weigh in on how they dealt with an unsatisfactory program experience
Mar31

Program dissatisfaction Vague curricula, administrative challenges or unhealthy classroom habits, four students weigh in on how they dealt with an unsatisfactory program experience

by During the fall term of 2015, McMaster University sent students in Level II and above a survey, asking them to evaluate their undergraduate experience thus far. The Student Satisfaction Survey, created by the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance, touched on a variety of different themes including resource availability, teaching quality and overall satisfaction with students’ chosen program of study. The majority of the survey was...

20 for 20 — Welcome to Hamilton Following in the footsteps of Ryerson University, the 20 for 20 project seeks to assist Syrian refugees coming to Hamilton. The Silhouette sits down with Ahmed, a young man sponsored by the government
Mar31

20 for 20 — Welcome to Hamilton Following in the footsteps of Ryerson University, the 20 for 20 project seeks to assist Syrian refugees coming to Hamilton. The Silhouette sits down with Ahmed, a young man sponsored by the government

by Since the federal government’s initial announcement of refugee resettlement in Canada, many Syrian refugees have made it to Hamilton; however, the process has been neither short nor easy. Faced with language and cultural barriers, settlement is a process that’s dependent on the help and efforts of the larger community. McMaster students volunteering with Wesley Urban Ministry and professors helping to sponsor families through the...

Where beats meets basketball McMaster Basketball’s Troy Joseph looks ahead at the opportunities that await him
Mar31

Where beats meets basketball McMaster Basketball’s Troy Joseph looks ahead at the opportunities that await him

by For as long as McMaster Basketball guard Troy Joseph can remember, he has had two loves: basketball and music. Starting to play basketball at the age of 10, the friendships he made through the sport were one of the biggest reasons he loved it so much. The same guys he played with in the front yard or in the school gym became long-time friends. Now, they either play alongside him or in different leagues all around the world. Still,...

Graduating into the unknown As the class of 2016 ponders their future and writes their last exams, it's important to say goodbye to McMaster
Mar31

Graduating into the unknown As the class of 2016 ponders their future and writes their last exams, it's important to say goodbye to McMaster

by “What are you doing next year?” As graduation looms over the graduating class of 2016, we are confronted with this question asked by friends and family. For some, the answer is straightforward — I’m going to graduate school or I have a job lined up. But for many the answer is barely known, and the future consists of silhouettes you can scarcely make out. Throughout our lives and especially in our time at McMaster, we’ve all gone...

[REVIEW] Batman v Superman
Mar31

[REVIEW] Batman v Superman

by By: Hess Sahlollbey If my tickets were refundable, I would’ve left the theater after five minutes and asked for my money back. What should have been a simple grudge match between two orphans before they team up to face a greater evil is encumbered by a lengthy and superfluous political story and abstract metaphors. While Man Of Steel was an effective introduction to Superman, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice can easily be...