About the author  ⁄ Samantha Hoover

Samantha Hoover is a third-year journalism student with a love for coffee, sci-fi and human interest stories. In her first year, she won Best Feature Story for her article on an award-winning Mohawk student fighting the mental health stigma. Samantha is currently the Director of Media & Interdisciplinary Studies with the Mohawk Students' Association (MSA) for her second consecutive term. She is also the MSA President-Elect for the 2017-2018 term.

Approximately one in five Canadians will experience addiction troubles within their lifetime, according to the McMaster Faculty of Health Sciences’ website. With a problem as common as that, one would think the science behind addiction disorders is well known. However, that is not the case. Partnered with St. Joe’s Clinical ...

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With over 100 programs, Mohawk College is an ever-changing environment for higher learning. That being said, constant updates to program curriculums are necessary – this is where program reviews come in. Every five years, the college takes an intensive look at programs in need of improvements. A team of curriculum ...

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Are you a young professional looking to advance yourself or your career? Look no further than Hamilton Hive’s yearly conference, HIVEX. HIVEX reflects Hamilton HIVE’s mandate – which is to be the city’s “go-to resource and network” group for leaders and professionals alike, both young and old. Its sixth year ...

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Hydro bills or mortgage and rent payments? That’s the tough choice many Hamiltonians are facing as hydro rates continue to rise. However, some residents are not taking this sitting down. Local activist group Hamiltonians Against High Hydro has been organizing rallies across the city to promote awareness of rising hydro ...

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