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Community Spotlight: Stewards of Cootes Paradise

One of the things that originally drew me to McMaster was the atmosphere- the smiling faces, the warm demeanor and the feeling of peace. For me, this is still largely facilitated by the tall trees and trickling creeks of Cootes Paradise. 221 more words


Welcome to Kingston history department’s new blog, history@kingston. As you can see we are still ‘under construction’ in some areas but please do click on the links above and explore.

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Bike for MPS II Charity Ride

Another great community event is around the corner. Are you craving some physical activity? Looking for an active way to contribute to an important cause? … 211 more words


Death of a School System

Two weeks from today, the Philadelphia School District will open the doors to buildings that are schools in name only. Traditional public schools increasingly are joyless places where children are warehoused and opportunities for learning are elusive. 633 more words

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Volunteer at Take Back the Night!

We’re looking ahead to September, as a noteworthy event approaches (and no, I’m not referring to the first day of school…please). Thursday September 18 isĀ  248 more words


The last weeks of summer...

You may have noticed that it is the middle of August- when did that happen?! As the last couple weeks of summer come to a close, I am figuring out ways to both brace myself for my last year of university, and find a way to make the most of this summer. 273 more words


Imagination Gone Wild

Jasmine and I returned to the Fringe Festival for a vividly engaging and thought-provoking experience. “The Yellow Wallpaper“, written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman was cleverly adapted and directed by McMaster’s own Kristi Boulton, with assistance from Matthew Bandura and Emiliano Bravin. 225 more words