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A Few Tips on Writing Good History Dissertations

At this time of year many history undergrad students are working on, or are close to completion of, their Final Year history dissertation. University libraries are buzzing with activity and intense concentration on the part of anxious history dissertation students, while other students simply adopt the life of a hermit for a few weeks, shutting themselves off from ‘normal’ life and family, and burying their heads in their laptops at home, topped up with plenty of cups of coffee from parents, partners or best friends. 790 more words

Public History

A #BloodyImportant Fundraiser

New OPIRG working group, Bleed Free McMaster, starts taking action this semester. Second year Health Science undergraduate students, Hana and Rebecca, came up with the idea for Bleed Free during a first-year inquiry course. 377 more words

International Women’s Day 2018: How will you #PressForProgress?

Today is International Women’s Day!

This global day is dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women; it also marks a call to action for gender parity. 533 more words

Willow's Place (Women's drop-in safe place)

Last semester, I completed a volunteer placement at Willow’s Place as a part of my requirement for the SOCSCI 3EL3 Leadership through Experiential Learning – a course led by McMaster’s Social Science Experiential Education Office. 505 more words

SACHA’s Take Back The Night 2017

By: Noel Valade

Content Warning: This article contains mention of Sexual Assault. If you need support, please reach out to one of these resources:

  • SACHA (Sexual Assault Centre of Hamilton) 24 Hour Support Line: (905) 525-4573…
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Female Entrepreneurship: An Interview with the Co-Owner of Steeltown Garage Co.

A few months ago, I was riding the bus down Barton Street, and I noticed a really cool-looking store that I had never seen before. It looked like a mix between a coffee shop and a clothing store, but it also looked like a motorcycle shop? 1,413 more words

5 Reasons to Attend the Community Engagement & Volunteer Fair

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017, the Student Success Centre will be hosting their annual Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair in CIBC Hall (third floor, MUSC). 904 more words