Out of Contexts – Dec 2011

"If I was personally attacking you, you would know. I'm pretty vicious." -Ms. Whitfield "It's almost like you're laughing with them, except they're not laughing." -Ms. Whitfield "I don't want to see anyone eating even a morsel of food while the teachers are still being eaten." -Mr. Findlater "He walks like the terminator." -Ms. Whitfield "Choose … Continue reading Out of Contexts – Dec 2011


Horoscopes – Dec 2011

By Lily Sundararaj: Sagittarius (November 22-December 21): It's a good time to forgive and forget. Give someone a second chance. You know he or she has worked hard for it, and I think you're already pretty sure you can trust this person again. Let them back into your life. Capricorn (December 22-January 19): Swallow your … Continue reading Horoscopes – Dec 2011

How do you Solve a Problem Like Maria? (Or Ten Things I Love About Winter)

By Rusaba Alam: You have three summatives due by the end of the week. You’ve been consistently late to your first period class for the last month (“It wasn’t my fault! Honestly! The snow’s slowing the buses down!”). And to top it all off, your best friend’s missed a week of school with the flu. An … Continue reading How do you Solve a Problem Like Maria? (Or Ten Things I Love About Winter)

Sibling Rivalry: A Short History of Two Collegiates

By Henry Schut:Lisgar Collegiate has a proud history of being one of the most well-recognized high schools in the city. It has always encouraged excellence among its students and staff. In 1993, to celebrate Lisgar’s 150th Anniversary, Mayor Jacquelin Holzman wrote: “the Institution has always maintained an unrivalled reputation as one of the finest educational institutions of the region.” Perhaps this history … Continue reading Sibling Rivalry: A Short History of Two Collegiates

Motorists Find Mall is an Effective Thoroughfare

By Akhil Garg: More and more motorists are now using Lisgar’s Mall as a road. According to statistics compiled by students from a grade 9 geography class, there has been a 450% increase in traffic along the 124 metre-long stretch. The students pointed out that Google Maps has recently added a road segment between the turning circle of Lisgar Street and Queen … Continue reading Motorists Find Mall is an Effective Thoroughfare

Christmas Season Got You Down?

By Jennifer McAllister: I don’t know about everyone else, but the start of Christmas preparations on November 1st is a major debate in my house. My parents and sister don’t see why people take down Halloween decorations simply to replace them with their Christmas counterparts. My dad complains that radio stations constantly play Christmas music. I, on the other hand, think that the … Continue reading Christmas Season Got You Down?