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Some books to read during the quarantine

1. Graphic novel: Kelly Sue Deconnick and Emma Rios, Pretty Deadly (vol. 1-3) First published as a collected volume in 2014, Pretty Deadly is a genre-busting narrative hellbent on travelling through time via some of the most intricate art I’ve

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Culture

The need to read

In the early days of the pandemic, headlines were liberal in their description of soaring sales. Toilet paper panic buying was, perhaps, as expected as the sudden spike in alcohol and cannabis purchases, but a surge in book sales? Less

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Opinions

Things to consider when picking your child’s name

In September 2018, a famous advice columnist gave her opinion to a father about giving his unborn child an Indian name. The column is “Dear Abby,” run by 76-year-old Jeanne Phillips. “Why saddle a kid with a name he or

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The Rate My Prof problem

Pat McGuinness is currently sitting at a 4.9 out of five rating on Rate My Professors — the highest in the entire economics department of MacEwan University. Yet every semester on the first day of class, he tells his students

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TV Review: Giri/Haji

Ah, Netflix. Where would we be without it? The streaming service has been a balm to people everywhere during the long days of self-isolation, but for many, those To-Watch lists are running mighty thin.   If, like me, you don’t want

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Gotta go fast, gotta get cash

When I first heard there was going to be a film adaptation for Sonic the Hedgehog, a video game series long past its prime, I questioned the choice. Have we learned nothing from the checkered past of video game adaptations?

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Birds of Prey is a big middle finger to the ‘male gaze’

There were zero female directors nominated at the 2020 Oscars. But it’s needless to say that women have been long underrepresented in the film and television industry — directors and actors alike. According to the Center for the Study of Women

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Final Thoughts

Miles Gilbert “Tim” Horton was better known as the star defenceman of the Toronto Maple Leafs when he opened his first doughnut shop in 1964. With its co-owner and namesake being a player of Canada’s favourite sport, for a team named after

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Campus

The SAMU Building

The SAMU Building, while still under construction, has made varying impressions on students.  Some students say they believe the building is too new to have fully formed judgements, such as Hilary Scott, a first-year taking Bachelor of Arts.  “I like

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Campus

What’s the meaning of university?

The phrase “university is the best four years of your life” gets passed around quite often during family dinners, so you start to believe it. For some students, this experience features partying every weekend, complaining about deadlines, and scraping by

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