News, Sports, and Features
News, Sports, and Features
The Zika virus, known to cause a range of health issues, including Microcephaly, has been exploding in the Americas as of late. There have been thousands of reported cases, especially among pregnant mothers and newborn babies. The symptoms of Microcephaly include a smaller head, which leads to underdevelopment of the brain.
More than 330 students at St. Ann's Catholic Elementary in Hamilton enjoyed an early Christmas as part of the annual McKeil School of Business Toy Drive, which is organized by Mohawk prof Wayne Aubert and Janet Mannen.
MoCast host Alex Smyth visits the Anatomy Lab at McMaster University Hospital where he gets a behind-the-scenes look at what students in Mohawk's Massage Therapy and Health, Wellness and Fitness programs experience during their first semester at college.
Mohawk College's Engineering department used a Siemens Medical Cat Scan to scan and replicate an ancient Japanese vase using 3D printing technology.
The halls of Mohawk College were filled this week as business owners from Hamilton and Burlington, along with representatives from the city of Burlington, toured the campus for Ingenuity at Work. The event promoted partnerships between local businesses, the city of Burlington, and Mohawk College.
A new course is being developed at Mohawk College to help Journalism students create media content that is more accessible. The development of the course, and modifications to the Journalism Lab in the F-wing of the college are being funded by a federal Broadcasting Accessibility Fund.
First impressions can tell you a lot about a person: how they approach strangers, new situations, and how they handle themselves around others. With Rick Campanelli, the first impression is a genuine snapshot of who he is and what he's all about. With a smile and handshake, he makes any new acquaintance feel like they are lifelong friends.
by Alex Smyth There haven't been many players who have been able to transition as Michael Peca has, shifting seamlessly from a 15-year NHL career to award-winning head coach. As a player, his resume includes winning Olympic gold as part of the 2002 Canada Men's Hockey Team, two Frank J.
Art, Entertainment, and Reviews
Crowds gathered at the Art Gallery of Hamilton Thursday night to get a sneak peak at the lineup of the 7 th Annual World Film Festival. The festival, organized through the AGH, promises this year will be even bigger than before. Ryan Ferguson, the director of the festival, says that this year they will be including new elements.
We look at the Bruegel Bosch Bus by Kim Adams on display at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, and talk with curator of Contemporary Art, Melissa Bennett about the piece.
A review of the movie Black Mass starring Johnny Depp.
November 26 Special Food Edition of Ignite Newsmagazine
November is alive with the smell of hamburgers. Novemburger is back in Hamilton for its second year, and this year It's bigger and better than ever. The festival, organized by local publication Urbanicity, expanded the roster of restaurants participating this year.
Hamilton Comic Con
Captain Canuck is arguably the most iconic Canadian superhero ever created (Wolver-who?) and much like Captain America, he has no problem showing his true colours. What many people don't know about Captain Canuck, is that the superhero will forever be linked to Mohawk College.
Spiderman, Batman, Walter White, and Xena: all were on display at Hamilton's Comic Con, the one place where you find them interacting in harmony. Everyone knows fans love to come to conventions, meet their idols, dress up as their favorite characters, and connect with thousands of people who love the same things they do.