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[18 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Open-mic: short on attendance, long on talent | ]

Toronto-based singer/songwriter Trish Robb kicked off the jam session with a handful of original songs before stepping back to act as judge and the evening’s host.
Students from Mohawk’s music program, as well as a handful of other programs, came out to show off their original compositions and musical talent, despite many finding out about the event on short notice. Music student Heather Scott, who followed up Robb’s performance with a cover of Janis Joplin’s “Me and Bobby McGee”, said she learned about open-mic night the day before. Nick Rendeiro, another …

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[15 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Ignite Newsmagazine for October 15 | ]

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[10 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Local musician releases first CD | ]

Ever since Danielle Beaudin was a little girl, music has been a big part of her life. When she was a young kid, she rallied together some neighbourhood friends to start a band with her.
“We would put on concerts in the backyard and make all of our parents come and watch, and dress up like the Spice Girls or something. Thought we were pretty cool doing that, but it was fun,” Beaudin recalled, laughing.
Now, Beaudin has gone from performing in her backyard to releasing her first CD, Wait for your …

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[25 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Today’s links: September 25, 2013 | ]

They’re back! Jeff Daniels Tweets this picture from the set. Also: get a sneak peek of Canada’s new Olympic jerseys, the NBA All-Star game is coming to Toronto, the fight against zombies continues and we have a beat-down from this week’s Monday Night RAW. See below for all that and more.

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[17 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on LIVE: Hamilton City Council debates changes to rental housing | ]

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[17 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Show and Shine for a cause | ]

Sun gleamed off the painstakingly-waxed vehicles of every make, model, and year while the smell of gasoline and motor oil filled the air at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada’s (TMMC) North plant.  The parking lot, usually filled with employees’ daily drivers was full of classic collectables and modified imports for the second annual Toyota Show and Shine.
“We’re a car company first and foremost, so I know there’s a lot of cool cars in the shop,” said Gary Gravelle, originator and head organizer of the Show and Shine.  “It’s just a matter …

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[12 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Column: Not Your Parents’ Relationship | ]

Wait, what?
Ever had an awkward question about relationships or dating? Didn’t want to ask your friends or – God forbid – your parents?
Dating and relationships are hard. Juggling them with school is even harder. This column is designed to give Mohawk students a chance to speak out and be heard, as well as ask questions and get advice.
College students have a lot on their plates, and some of it is pretty confusing. We’re not here to help you with your homework, or help you decide whether to go to pub. …