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Apr 27, 2015

2015 Spring Summer Course Timetable

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Looking for a PDF version of the 2015 Spring Summer Course Timetable? Click here.

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Apr 17, 2015

Advice For Entrepreneurial McMaster Students - Dragon's Den Pitch

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The following is a guest post from Jay (MacInsiders user: JaySpills), a recent McMaster grad who had the chance to interview Amad Abdullah who will be pitching on Season 10 of Dragon’s Den.

I recently had the chance to catch up with the Founder of OneSet, Amad Abdullah. He is a brilliant young entrepreneur who I believe has the potential to change the fitness world. He will also be featured on season 10 of Dragon’s Den.

[Amad, can you briefly describe what OneSet is?]

OneSet is a mobile app where users can find 15 second videos of individual exercises sorted by muscle group or fitness goal. Users are able to like, share and interact with other users as well. Essentially what Vine is for entertainment, we are for...

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Apr 13, 2015

Spring/Summer Book List Will Be Released April 20th

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For those looking for the course materials list to buy for summer classes, the course materials listing for the spring/summer term will go live on April 20th at noon.

You can view the course materials for Winter 2015 here:

https://campusstore.mcmaster. ca/cg...urse material

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Apr 13, 2015

Last Day For Textbook Returns is May 11th

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Last day for Spring term undergrad & grad textbook returns is May 11th, 2015.

Spring term MBA course materials return deadline is May 11th, 2015.

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Apr 08, 2015

Block Party - Carnival Rides & Fireworks Cancelled Due To Weather - Concert still on

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April 8, 2015 3:42 PM

Due to poor weather conditions, including prolonged periods of both freezing and heavy rain throughout today's set-up process, the carnival rides will not be in operation at #MacBlockParty. However, the musical performances, the Last Lecture in Burridge Gym, free food, carnival games, the board games room in MUSC and the coffee house in Bridges are all still in effect.

Due to high winds, forecasted to persist into the evening, the fireworks display has been cancelled. Based on the protocol set by the Fire Marshall's office, the pyrotechnic company contracted for tonight's show has indicated that the display cannot proceed. That being said, Light Up The Night will still feature more than 1000 light bulbs strung across Scholars Rd..

With the chance of thunderstorms in-and-around 10pm, the night's concert schedule has been moved-up slightly. The first band will take the stage at 6:45pm, with headliners USS performing from 8:55pm to...

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Apr 07, 2015

McMaster Students Crowdfund A Vacation Surprise For Tim Horton's Employee

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Recently, several students banded together to crowdfund a surprise for Marshall: a vacation, paid in full.

In the first three days of their fundraising campaign, the students raised $800. Last week, they presented Marshall with a ceremonial cheque for over $1,400.

Before they gave her the cheque for $1455.26, the students honoured their favourite barista with an impromptu dance party outside the coffee shop.

“Terri is someone who has always been there for Mac students!” the students wrote on gofundme. “As students, we have a lot of uphill battles daily be it a bad mark or just the day not going well for us in general. Regardless of what, Terry will always put a smile on your face if you are buying a coffee or even if you just walking by. She...

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Apr 02, 2015

Walt JR. from Breaking Bad is coming to Mac! April 8th

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On April 8th in Burridge Gym, the Last Lecture will be a great opportunity to meet with friends, reflect on your year and listen to a great keynote speaker... RJ Mitte from the hit TV show Breaking Bad! It's all part of the Mac Block Party 'Light Up The Night' event.

RJ Mitte, also known as Walt JR. or Flynn from Breaking Bad will be here on campus, speaking on a range of topics, including overcoming adversity. In addition to roles in Breaking Bad, Everybody Hates Chris and feature film House of Last Things, RJ is involved with several organizations that raise awareness of equality and diversity. In 2011 he became a Celebrity Youth Ambassador for United Cerebral Palsy and speaks at schools around the country about ways he has overcome obstacles and how he has achieved his goals. Register first, then on April 8th show up between 5-6pm for music by DJ Staples, some light...

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