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Residential School Survivor Speaks to Mohawk Students leading into Orange Shirt Day

On Sept. 28, Mohawk College hosted an information session featuring residential school survivor Karen Hill. The visit was in commemoration of the upcoming Orange Shirt Day, held annually on Sept.30, and recognizes the kind of problems people experienced in forced residential schooling at the hands of the Canadian government and ...

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TBTN 2017 inspires solidarity among Hamilton women

Women and gender non-conforming individuals from across the GTHA rallied together Thursday evening on Sept. 28 in front of city hall to support one another in the annual Take Back the Night (TBTN) march. Organized by the Sexual Assault Centre (Hamilton and Area) (SACHA), TBTN 2017 marks the 37th chapter in ...

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Orange Shirt Day is coming to Mohawk College

Mohawk College students and teachers can come together to learn about and celebrate aboriginal culture on Friday, Sept. 29 in the annual Orange Shirt Day, run by the school’s Aboriginal Education and Student Services (AESS) department. Orange Shirt Day has been held every year since 2013 to shine a light ...

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Islam: Let’s talk about it

A religion like Islam is not always the easiest thing to understand and it may come with many misconceptions. Malik Datardina came to Mohawk College on Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 8) to give a presentation and hold a Q&A session on Islam, explaining it in simple terms and dispelling any misconceptions. ...

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City School Open House

On Thursday, Jan. 12, City School by Mohawk College held an open house at Eva Rothwell Centre. City School’s manager Emily Ecker explained, “The idea of the open house was to open the centre up to the inner city of Hamilton.” City School by Mohawk College is a community-based program ...

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Tupac continues to influence Black Lives Matter after 20 years

It has been 20 years since Tupac Shakur, one of the greatest rappers and influential spokespeople for the black community, died in a Las Vegas hospital after being shot. But his movement and legacy live on. While his murder remains unsolved, fans around the globe are still dedicated to what ...

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Q and A with Alan Sharpe

The St. Joseph’s Health System International Outreach Program (IOP) is unlike any other program in North America. The IOP brings doctors from foreign countries to Hamilton to train them in the latest Canadian medicine. What differentiates the IOP is that it allows the visiting doctors to diagnose illnesses, prescribe medicine ...

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