Gentrification and the City: The Struggle for Re-Claiming Public Spaces in Hamilton

By: Nicole Rallis (This is Hamilton) As McMaster graduate students, Layla and I came to Hamilton with very little prior knowledge about the cultural and political life of the city. More specifically as globalization students, we did not foresee ourselves to be engaged with the vast amounts of social justice activism happening on the ground … Continue reading

The Elwins at Dr. Disc!

The Elwins stopped by Dr. Disc’s record store for an in-store performance on June 2, 2012. Check out the video below to see what singer and guitarist Matthew Sweeney, drummer Travis Stokl and guitarist/keyboardist Feurd Ian Roberston Moore had to say when we caught up with them before their set.  Later that night they wrapped up The Casbah’s first ever Brews and … Continue reading