Out Of Contexts Oct 2011

"If you have a serious problem with your seat...and by that I DON'T mean being far away from your friend so you can't talk to them...or...not liking sitting near the door or something.” -Ms. Hammond "So Mr. Harriz controls his class using guilt-trips?" -Ms. Whitfield "Rock 'n' roll is about sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll." … Continue reading Out Of Contexts Oct 2011

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October Horrors

By Celine Fu: The Human Centipede II: (Oct 7th) From the producers of the 100% medically accurate Human Centipede I, comes the new 100% medically inaccurate Human Centipede II...Really...that is all I got from the trailer. If you saw the first (which in itself speaks of too much time on your hands and questionable taste in movies), then you may be motivated to see … Continue reading October Horrors

The Cupcake Lounge

By Jennifer McAlister: A Cornucopia of Deliciousness - One day, a friend of mine asked me, “Do you want to get cupcakes after school? There's a cupcake place that just opened in the Byward Market.” Now, anyone who knows me should be completely aware of this, but in case you don't know who I am, I'll let you in on the secret: if … Continue reading The Cupcake Lounge

Pumpkin Spice Nice

By Jillian Wakarchuk: Although Thanksgiving has come and gone with heaps of turkey, mashed potatoes, and gravy, there is something about pumpkin pie that makes it the perfect fall dessert, even post turkey-coma. The best pumpkins to use are the small ones, but the large ones work just fine. Conveniently, Halloween is right around the corner and afterwards, you … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Nice

Locked

By Sui Qu:   Locked to your beating heart, I am forever destined to be with you, Never am I able to step away and part. My heart and your heart, together they sew.   And form a unified beating mutation, Aghast by the grotesque deviation, Searching desperately for that thin line, And unweave it … Continue reading Locked

Wake Up Lisgar

By Rusaba Alam: Ever had those days when you can’t seem to force yourself out of bed in the morning? Just the thought of another typical school morning can make even the best of us seriously consider pulling a Ferris Bueller. But on these kinds of days, do you ever ask yourself what’s pulling you down? In … Continue reading Wake Up Lisgar

Best Buddies

By Best Buddies:   This year, Lisgar’s Best Buddies chapter had a great start to the year, beginning with an ice cream sundae dessert as well as a field trip to Millar’s pumpkin  patch.  Best  Buddies  is  a  program  run throughout  Canadian  and  American high  schools, universities, and independent groups that is all about creating   … Continue reading Best Buddies

Wheelchair-Accessible Bathroom Planned for South Building

By Akhil Garg: After  the  addition  of  a  wheelchair-accessible bathroom to the north building’s third floor, school planners have decided to add one to the south building as well. The new bathroom will be located in the business and law area. School planners cited the success of the north building bathroom as a reason behind the … Continue reading Wheelchair-Accessible Bathroom Planned for South Building