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 Meghan Oliver The stage was set with piano and all, the comfy couches were up front and centre, and the corner table was stacked with cookies, cakes, and plenty of coffee on the evening of November 23rd in the school cafeteria. At this year's Coffeehouse, hosted by the Lisgar Environmental Action Force (LEAF) club, … Continue reading A Cozy Night at Coffeehouse
Shown here are stills from two short film created by Lisgar Student and avid filmmaking enthusiast Jen Kim. Julie and Romeo Originally created for Ottawa Public Library's film contest, the film introduces a book called 'Julie and Romeo' by Jeanne Gray. The film plays with a concept of the popping of popcorns to creatively depict … Continue reading Film Stills from Jen Kim
By Sam Yee On Thursday December 7th, the Lisgar Varsity Girls’ Hockey team attended the grand opening of the Canada 150 skating rink on Parliament Hill. Among the list of speakers during the opening ceremony were Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage; Kent Hehr, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities; Eugene Melnyk, Owner of … Continue reading On Home Ice: How the Canada 150 Rink Shapes Our Community
By Fred Azeredo Despite the fact that the world’s highest offices are occupied with the juvenile feuds of paranoid, xenophobic baby boomers, the last thing most people want to hear is a pinko rant. After all, the 20th century gave commies a shot. And what happened? There were mass murders, missile crises, and some mono- … Continue reading Considering Communism
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 Tara Orange Although one can only dream of having the lavish life of the rising supermodels of today, it is a wonder how these jetsetting teenage millionaires cope with all the fame. New York Fashion Week is amongst the biggest events of the Fall season, which starts a whirlwind of makeup and hairspray and … Continue reading Modelling: A Science In Itself
By Rodaina Ibrahim It was a sunny summer morning. Parvus the dragon woke up from a beautiful dream about gold, adventures and home. A small smile crept on his face when he felt cold metal beneath his tiny claws. Under him was his single treasure: a golden coin. Feeling satisfied that it was still there, … Continue reading The Story of a Dragon
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By Sam Yee There’s no doubt that Lisgar’s most successful event of the year is Battle of the Grades. By most successful, I mean that this event has the most student participation than any other event at Lisgar. While the event means to pit each grade against each other, it actually brings students from different … Continue reading What Happened To Our School Spirit?