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Open Cord: Our favourite songs of the summer

Q: It’s (almost) summer. So that means cottages, beers, patios and good music. In celebration of the best season almost being here, what is your summer anthem? Jody Waardenburg, Lead Photographer: I’m not sure if I really have a specific song in mind for summer, but there is this band called The Radical Something that I recently discovered that just […]

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Open Cord: Favourite holiday music

Q: What is your favourite holiday song? Specify which version you’re talking about because let’s face it, there are a billion versions of them all. Elizabeth DiCesare, Campus News Editor: Since Hallowe’en is hands down my favourite holiday, The Nightmare Before Christmas is one of my go-to movies for the Christmas season. It is definitley more of a Christmasy film, […]

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Open Cord: Favourite TV show theme song

Q: What is your favourite/the most memorable TV show theme song, and why? Carly Basch, Life Editor I Dream of Jeannie. I know what you’re thinking, this show is from the ’60s, so how does I Dream of Jeannie become my favourite and most memorable theme song? There was a channel that would play I Dream of Jeannie all the […]

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Open Cord: Most unintentionally terrifying movies

Q: What movie moments or films in their entirety were unintentionally terrifying to you as a kid?? (As in, a movie you watched as a kid that scared you when it really did not intend to). Nick Lachance, Photography Manager As usual I date myself with these questions, but anyway; one of the most traumatic moments of my childhood was […]

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Open Cord: Our entrance music

Q: If you were a professional athlete (wrestler, ball player, etc.), what would your “walk-in” theme music be?? Marissa Evans, Lead Reporter If I were a professional athlete my “walk-in” theme music would have to be DJ Khaled’s “All I do is win”. I can totally picture it. Me — all 5ft 1¾” of me — strolling onto the basketball […]

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Open Cord: Most-watched movie

Q: What movie have you seen the most times and explain why. Make sure to show your work. Stephanie Truong, Graphics Editor This is extremely embarrassing, but I have seen How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days an unspeakable amount of times. Anyone who is really close to me has probably also seen it more than anyone should, because […]

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Open Cord: Pump-up songs

There are many reasons we need to pump ourselves up. Whether it’s a championship intramural ball hockey game with the coveted t-shirt on the line, an intense workout (after repeatedly bailing on the gym for two months), or an exam you just couldn’t quite make yourself study for, the best way most of us find to get pumped up is […]

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Open Cord: Most hated viral video

Question: Last week we talked about our favourite viral videos but let’s face it, some of them can be downright enraging. Which “funny” viral video managed to do nothing but piss you off? Marissa Evans, Lead Reporter I’m not sure if this is considered a “viral video” and I don’t even remember the name of it, but let’s disregard all […]

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Open Cord: Favourite viral video

Question: Like it or not, viral videos have become a massive part of today’s pop culture. Some are hilarious, some are just stupid, some are so stupid that they’re hilarious. Think back to all the time you’ve wasted on YouTube, which video stands out above the rest and why? Carly Basch, Life Editor Ok, this video is absolutely wack. A […]

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Open Cord (July 8): Which celebrity would you punch?

Question: You have one, single punch to deliver to any celebrity. There will be no consequences for you, and they can’t do a single thing about it. This is your, for all intents and purposes, magic punch. Who you gonna use it on?? And yes, they have to be “famous”. Nick Lachance, Photography Manager GEORGE FUCKING LUCAS!!! THERE YOU GO […]

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