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Retail Therapy

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Even on limited budgets, students love themselves some new stuff!  Limeridge Mall takes 1st place as the top destination for Mac Students, rounding off our Off-Campus Desitnation Countdown. Lime Ridge Mall Carrying an… Continue reading

Outdoor Fun and Cheap Eats

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Two All-Star Hammer locations tie for 2nd place on our Off-Campus Destination Countdown! Cootes Paradise Owned by the Royal Botanical Gardens, this large wetland area backs right onto the McMaster campus.  An ideal… Continue reading

Lights, Camera, Action

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Rounding up to 3rd place in the Off-Campus Destination countdown for Mac Students is: WESTDALE THEATRE Located in the heart of Westdale village, this 593-seat moving-picture palace is the only single-screen movie joint… Continue reading

2 Cali rolls and a Pizza Place

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4th place takes another tie on the Off-Campus Destination Countdown.  Mac students seem to love their sushi and their pizza.  Leave it to students to know their good eats! SUSHI STAR Another great… Continue reading

A New Year in the City

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Ahh yes, January. The time to do all the things you meant to do last semester, including getting out of your first semester hermit slump.  Some Therapy: 1. Come check us out! The… Continue reading

Sounds of the City

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This weekend is a big one in the Hammer. The Hamilton Music Awards Festival is occuring all over the city.  To all the live-music-junkies out there, this is your scene.  Get out there… Continue reading

The Bee’s Knees

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Sure it’s great to know what’s what in the hammer…but how about the Who’s whom? The Hamilton Spectator is currently doing a series on the Top 40 under 40 in the city of… Continue reading

The Question of Active Citizenship

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It’s election time, and the question of civic duty is a hot topic these days.  Some students are travelling to their home riding to vote.  Some are frantically looking for their latest gas… Continue reading

A Field-to-Meal Tour of Hamilton

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Ever wonder where your food comes from? This Sunday, PEAS (Promoting Eating Alternatively and Sustainably), an OPIRG working group held a field-to-meal tour of Hamilton.  Students, families and seniors came together to learn… Continue reading

Welcome!

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Here we thought we were pulling a 007 as we secretly built our new blog before launching it to the greater community, but alas – you have found us anyway! We will be… Continue reading