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Day: October 15, 2020


Final thoughts: make yourself at home

The dust has settled on our diseased world. Things are not normal, of course, but the delirium of the early months of the pandemic has been almost completely replaced by an ambient uneasiness towards a danger that is still very

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Arts in a pandemic

The arts community has been one of the worst-hit during this current upheaval. As everything began to shut down, arts venues and artists alike quickly realized that things might not be the same again for a very long time. However,

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Scholarships, awards, and bursaries

University is undoubtedly an expensive endeavour, but an increasingly necessary one. A 2018 Macleans article stated that the average yearly cost of post-secondary education in Canada was $19,498.75. This, of course, included everything from tuition to transportation. Now with the

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BIPOC and the fashion industry

“It should not take George Floyd’s death, the #VogueChallenge, as well as Anna Wintour’s reckoning with race for us to acknowledge the fact that BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of colour) are still not being represented in the fashion industry,” says

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Uneven streets

Sometime in the middle of July, a blanket of metal spikes was bolted onto the set of concrete benches just outside the CIBC on 101 St. and Jasper Avenue. The company offered a reason for installing them — notices were

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Review: Down to Earth with Zac Efron

The first clip I saw of Down to Earth with Zac Efron was 20 seconds into a trailer I hadn’t been paying attention to. Efron, narrating over some stock footage of urban environments, says: “Food, water, and energy are all

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Date night

Love in the age of COVID

Love in the age of COVID-19 has become the ultimate challenge. No matter what stage of a relationship you’re in, there are major setbacks. Back in March, when everything first shut down, everyone started to realize just how much harder

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Club Q+A

Student group Q&A: Film Club

To start, what is your name and position with the Film Club student group? Amanda Dubrule: My name is Amanda Dubrule, and I am the president of the film club. Are you the original founder, and how long has this

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Recipe: natas du céu (Heaven’s cream)

Portugal has always been known for its desserts, among many things. In a country surrounded by ocean on three sides, hot summers and beach days are the norm, and nothing tops off a hot day of beach hopping like a

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How-to: make your home a work and study space

There is a decent chance you’re working from home, a really good chance you’re taking classes from home, and an ever-present recommendation from health experts to stay home as often as you can. While we had a little taste of

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