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Author Archives: Dima Matar

My name is Dima Matar and I am currently enrolled in the Multimedia department at McMaster University. I am very interested in art, digital and traditional, and all that is strange. I am also involved in the McMaster cybernetic orchestra, an electronic music ensemble.

James St. N. Art Crawl

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In 2005, Dave Kuruc, owner of Mixed Media, along with eight other local gallery owners on James St. N, had the idea to create an event in which they opened their gallery doors for one night to make Hamiltonians aware of their local art scene. According to Kuruc, their intention was to garner excitement and build a sense of community ... Read More »

Opinion: Undergrad’s disappointment with higher education

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“But we aren’t doctors, we aren’t engineers, we’re not curing cancer, we’re not making F-35 fighter jets. So our funding is cut. Our education is undermined.” - Elise Milani, a Humanities Student Representative on the McMaster Student Union Growing up, I was under the impression that one goes to school, from kindergarten until university, and then gets a job. No stress – ... Read More »