Best reads of 2016

Best reads of 2016

Do Not Say We Have Nothing Madeline Thien This book, written by Madeline Thien, is the winner of the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize and was the finalist for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. Needless to say, it did not disappoint. In the book, the two main characters, Marie and Ai-Ming, shows us the lives of two generations: those who lived […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · 1 comment · Arts and Life, Life ·
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A bad gift isn’t the end of the Christmas experience

It’s Christmas morning. You’re sitting with your family, gathered around the Christmas tree, enjoying each other’s company. The floor is littered with gift wrapping, and the time for opening presents is coming to an end. As you take the last sip of luke-warm hot chocolate, you can feel the holiday cheer begin to fade as you realize that Christmas has […]

by Brian Phillips· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Life, Uncategorized ·
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Succulents: Are these the new pet rocks?

You’ve seen them at grocery stores and garden centres and chances are, you now have one on your bedside table. The Tamagotchi of your youth has now turned into a leafy, cacti-looking plant, a succulent to be exact. Succulents are plants with thick stems and leaves that help them retain water, quite similar to plants you would find in the […]

by Brittany Ditizio· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Life ·