The Women’s March on Washington: Interview with Mme. Valérie Leloup

Thought to be the largest single-day protest in American history, the Women’s March on Washington took place on January 21st, 2017, the day after U.S. President Donald Trump’s inauguration. It was attended by an estimated half-million protesters, and among them was Lisgar’s very own Mme. Valérie Leloup. Lisgarwrite co-editor Olive Nugent sat down with her … Continue reading The Women’s March on Washington: Interview with Mme. Valérie Leloup


The Senior Scoop: When do I Pack?

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?

Embracing the Mundane

By Luka Stojanovic Eventually, we all have to realize that many of us will not become the future leaders of the world; many of us will end up being cogs in the machine that we call society. The majority of us will not achieve extraordinary feats in our lifetimes; we will live ordinary lives. Call … Continue reading Embracing the Mundane

Transcending Death

By Luka Stojanovic A few weeks ago, as I was browsing the web during my spare, I came across a fascinating video called “We Are the Gods Now” which is part of a series of talks given by filmmaker Jason Silva. What particularly interested me about this talk was his analysis of the question of … Continue reading Transcending Death

Redefining Disability

By Aysha White March 21st was the first official day of spring. It was also the 9th annual International Down Syndrome Awareness day. Down Syndrome is a genetic condition defined by having an extra chromosome that causes intellectual disabilities ranging in severity.  It is thought to occur in 2/1000 births; however, since the invention of … Continue reading Redefining Disability

A Contemplation

By Luka Stojanovic: On University: I have reached that point in my life where every second question I hear is, “What are you doing after high school?” That question daunted me for quite a long time, but more recently I answer these questions with a confident demeanor by saying, “I am going to university to … Continue reading A Contemplation