From the DR: the Burden of Our Aid II

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Beyond the human resources that we use by interacting with the locals, volunteers also have to think about the local environment. In this case, our very presence can achieve the opposite of our… Continue reading

From the DR: the Burden of Our Aid I

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Hi mi amigos,     As you know, providing aid in a foreign and local setting is very complex and often, if we are not careful, we end up achieving the opposite of… Continue reading

From the DR: Who are we really helping?

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Hola McMaster,   I’m spending this semester abroad in the Dominican Republic to do global health research as part of my program at McMaster. I am here with four of my peers and… Continue reading

My Experiences on MacServe Reading Week

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I have participated in MacServe for each of the years that I’ve been at McMaster: in my first year, I ventured to Vancouver, and in my second year, I traveled to Montreal. The… Continue reading

Field Trip! Art Gallery of Hamilton – September 29th

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Hamilton is a wonderful place to explore and if you haven’t done it before (or even if you’ve lived here your whole life), you’re sure to find some great surprises. The driving force… Continue reading

MacServe Day of Learning — October 3rd

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Join the Student Success Centre, your fellow students, and alumni in giving back to the local community for MacServe Day of Learning on Saturday, October 3, 2015! This year we’ll be working with… Continue reading

A Midsummer’s Dream!

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Do you love bright colours, and great food?  Have you been waiting for an exciting cultural experience here in Hamilton? If your answer is yes to either of those questions, get excited because… Continue reading

Pan Am + Parapan Am Games

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TH E PAN AM GAMES ARE STARTING TODAY ! Today (July 10th) is the start of the 16 day long sporting event. Also today at 5 pm is the Opening Ceremonies which will include… Continue reading

Unleash your child like wonder at Hamilton – Slide the City

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Welcome Slide the City to Hamilton, Ontario. City Council just recently approved road closures for the slide the city event in Hamilton that would occur on August 29th as long as the city… Continue reading

The first steps towards a sustainable community!

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A few weeks ago, Hamilton councilors announced they would be moving forward in converting a three acre field into an urban farm. The idea came up a few years ago when Pat Reid… Continue reading