“She now knows the Wonderpets. We sing all the songs.” - Ms. Asselstine “This inverse quadratic function reminds me of a yoga move!” - Ms. Asselstine “Sure we can go to Venus, just wait until I get my Magic School Bus licence!” - Dr. Magwood “The Phoenicians: the FedEx of the ancient world.” - Mr. Ford … Continue reading Out of Contexts – December 2016
By Andrew Yang Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by 2017 - in fact, it was one of his key campaign promises. However, as the new year approaches, many details about his proposed legislation remain unclear. Here's what we know so far: Legal Status: The new legislation would allow … Continue reading Marijuana Legalization Approaches
By Olive Nugent We’ve all been there. You sit there every night, doing your other homework, trying to push down the niggling dread as your beat-up, dog-eared copy sits reproachfully on the corner of your desk. After math, you say, once I’m done that Spanish homework, I’ll get through Chapter 7. And so, after you’ve … Continue reading How To Handle Bad Class Readings
By Charles Zhang At Lisgar, there are plenty of great ways to show off your academic prowess to your peers, as well as impress future universities. Of course, I’m talking about contests! Lisgar hosts a plethora of contests for all the maths and sciences, in any style and at any grade level, from full solution … Continue reading Lisgar STEM Contests: A Wealth of Opportunity
By Miasya Bulger Step One - Take Precautions: Tell all your friends that you want to hang out then immediately become inactive in every group chat you’re in. That way, when nothing ends up happening, no one will blame you! Make a study plan for exams. Tell yourself that this year, you will be productive … Continue reading How To: Staycation
By Olive Nugent Between the dump of post-midterm assignments and winter rearing its ugly head, the first week of December was a long slog for many. For the over thirty students involved in this year’s school production of Into the Woods, it was particularly gruelling - but the resounding success of the three-night production was … Continue reading Into the Woods: A Hard-Earned Final Curtain
By Amy Zhang Two-Thousand-and-Sixteen has, arguably, been one of the craziest years in recent history, from widespread creepy clown sightings to the massive public outcry after the killing of a gorilla, but the forefront of the entire year has been dominated with the U.S. Presidential election. For almost two years, the process has been worn … Continue reading Make America Great Again: Trump’s Shocking Victory and How It Almost Didn’t Happen
By Abigail Potter It is the artist’s privilege to take reality and convey it the way their perspective shows it, but he can also be misleading. The artist can warp and twist the way things actually are, changing it as easily as metal fresh out of the forge. Once again, the artist has taken up … Continue reading Welcome To the Jungle?