Leah Fuller started dancing at the age of four at the Hamilton Conservatory. Her mother had signed her into a program that offered art and performance classes on Saturdays. Every Saturday for three years she would spend the day learning dance, music, art or drama, depending on the Saturday. At ...

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As a young girl in grade school, Candice Gowans was called The Secretary because of her quirky fashion sense. She would wear long skirts and clothes other children her age thought were odd. She got her first pair of jeans in grade 10, preferring to wear clothes she designed with ...

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The Mohawk Mountaineers women’s varsity basketball team rained the points as they defeated the Lambton Lions 75-37. Guards JenJen Abella and Stef Hrymak were tied with 16 points each. Guard Shanien O’Neill was not far beind with 14 points and five assists, while forward Katelyn Arbour had 11 points and ...

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Denise Doyle, CEO of YWCA Hamilton presented the EXCLerator PROJECT at the Art Gallery of Hamilton’s Design Annex building on Friday, Sept. 26. The EXCLerator PROJECT is a report that measures the representation of women’s leadership in senior positions in the Hamilton and Halton area. “This project came about because ...

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If you’re a woman, when you see a lingerie campaign it’s almost impossible not to feel a slight pang of either jealousy or insecurity. The women modelling bras and underwear tend to have incredibly slim physiques, with impossibly perfect curves and flawless skin. At least, that’s what the end product ...

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It’s Lena Dunham’s cover, and she can Vogue if she wants to

When Lena Dunham’s February Vogue cover was splashed all over the Internet, there were two potential reactions: it could be celebrated, or it could be overanalyzed and subsequently criticized. It was celebrated, to a certain extent, because Dunham is the anti-Vogue to some degree. She isn’t conventionally beautiful, she isn’t ...

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