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 Irene Grose High school is scary in a lot of ways - but one one of the biggest stress factors is figuring out what the heck we're supposed to do with our lives after graduation. And so, with so many careers out there, it's common to focus on the boring, overrated jobs that everyone … Continue reading So You Want to Be an OC Transpo Driver
By Tegwyn Hughes - Editor Many grade 12 students are excited to move into a dorm room this fall, as they take their first steps into adulthood and go to college or university. Many of them may also be wondering - when should I start packing for university? Is it too early? What do I … Continue reading The Senior Scoop: When do I Pack?
By Margot Ghersin - Editor Fashion trends come and go constantly, and it takes a keen and astute eye to keep up on the latest style. Throughout the years, Lisgar Collegiate’s halls have seen punk-rock leather skirts, frilly jackets, bell-bottom pants and everything in between (thank goodness those last ones are gone!) However, a recent … Continue reading Three Cheers for Blanket Scarves!
By Matija Stojanovic Lisgar is a unique place: few schools in Ottawa carry an academic reputation like it, and nearly every graduating student has a plan for university or college.The vast majority of these students will move onto fields in science, technology, engineering and math, with a small minority going into humanities, arts and trades.This limited … Continue reading A Place of Learning
By Chelsea Song We live in a high-tech world and we naturally embrace all the convenience and benefits of using technology. Indeed, the fact that technology improved our convenience of daily life is indisputable. Texting, calling, emailing and numerable gadgets allow us to express ourselves by raising awareness for current problems and merely live our … Continue reading Technology – The Cold Hard Truth
By Alinah Charania The holidays are finally upon us and as it is a time known for its joy and happiness, how could we -- wholehearted members of society -- not declare a full-fledged war on the season? Through the online forum, our neighbours south of the border have managed to successfully start another fuss … Continue reading The Starbucks Red Cup Controversy
By Miasya Bulger Lisgar cookies, oh Lisgar cookies... why art thou so tasty… Wait, what? Is that seriously caf food? It’s almost 2016 - that means you and your friends will probably be making some New Year's resolutions. Maybe some of you want to ace AP Calc, eat healthier, or actually get sleep on weeknights. … Continue reading Why We Need More Caf Announcements