By Michela Rodriguez and Capriale Walling-Moore “So what do you do?” “Oh, I’m a homemaker.” “I see... Do you ever plan on getting a real job?” “Trust me. This is a real job.” “Don’t you want to contribute to our society and economy, though? I mean, you must be so bored! I don’t know how … Continue reading The Job a PhD Can’t Prepare You For
By Peter MacDonald Your life is a series of monotonous interrogations. Where are you going next year? What are you going to do with your life? Are you sure that’s what you want? OUAC is daunting, marks are more important than ever, and the Winter Break couldn’t come soon enough. Throughout the last month, Grade … Continue reading Senior Sorrows
By Amy Zhang It’s that time of the year again. The vibrant lights of red and green decorating every possible surface and that familiar, maddening mix of music only mean one thing: Christmas is fast-approaching. The holidays are a time of merriment, a time of family and friends, and, most prevailingly, a time of ridiculously … Continue reading Christmas: Just a Consumerist Holiday?
By Peter MacDonald Protest Protesting is ineffective And you will never convince me that Activism creates change. Remain silent. It is morally wrong to Take a knee during the anthem, Raise your fist in defiance and Intentionally create discourse. Until people began to speak up The majority was the only voice Black lives matter Is … Continue reading Protest
By Charles Zhang People often ask me why I like to code. The answer is complicated, but I would tell them that coding is an art through which I can represent who I am. Through code, I can contribute to others and make people’s lives better. Through code, I can see the world. First of … Continue reading Why I Code
By Miasya Bulger The school year is in full swing, and many of us are struggling to get a handle on our workload. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when there seems like there’s just so much you have to do, but there’s a big chance that you’re more stressed than you have to be. Here … Continue reading Five Signs You’re Not Really Busy
By Andrew Poirier Trigger warnings and intellectual safe spaces have become the norm in academic and educational institutions at every level throughout the developed western world. While these new trends might seem beneficial on a superficial level, they aren’t without their flaws, and may not be as helpful as some might initially believe, as they … Continue reading OPINION: A Critique of Trigger Warnings and Intellectual Safe Spaces
By Amy Zhang The latest of Hollywood’s scandals will perhaps prove to be its most momentous yet. On October 5th, the New York Times published an article detailing over two decades worth of sexual harassment allegations concerning one man: Harvey Weinstein, film mogul known for his work on films such as Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare in … Continue reading Harvey Weinstein: The End of Impunity?
By Aliya Frendo My home country can be interpreted in so many different ways, but I personally trace it all back to my Bari-Amma, my great-grandmother, who is 95 this year. She is a lovely woman, who has witnessed more splendour and suffering than I might ever see. My mother was raised by her before … Continue reading Amar Chitra Katha: The Stories of Who We Are
By Olive Nugent At a snap press conference today, Death announced unexpectedly that he will be retiring from his position as the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse. He expressed a sense of obligation to make way for younger, up-and-coming purveyors of fatality and heralds of armageddon, naming U.S. President Donald Trump as his successor. “I’ve … Continue reading Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse Retires Early to Make Way for Trump