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Social media is the new diary

Social media is the new diary

I know you’ve heard it all before: “There’s a world beyond your screen!” “Such superficiality is creating unrealistic expectations!” “We’re living in a mode of constant comparison!” “Newsfeeds are a battle zone for external validation!” “Sound the sirens! Our children are losing touch with their reality!” Sound dramatic? Maybe so. But amongst social media’s hyperactive source of surging information, despite […]

by Mitchell Consky· · 1 comment · Features · 160 views ·
Waking up with Dwayne Johnson

Waking up with Dwayne Johnson

by Mitchell Consky· · 0 comments · Features · 241 views ·
Lending light on Laurier’s top earners

Lending light on Laurier’s top earners

Do you ever wonder how much money your professors make? Well, they could be making over $100,000, qualifying them for the Sunshine List, a registry of all public sector employees in a province of Canada over that echelon. As per the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act of 1996, the Sunshine List was created to make Ontario’s public sector more “open […]

by Shelby Blackley· · 1 comment · Campus, Features · 1,457 views ·
Graphic by Joshua Awolade

Seven days of Soylent

What is it? Soylent is an all-in-one food replacement drink. Not meal replacement, but a food replacement. Creator Rob Rhinehart promises it contains all the essential nutrients the body needs to keep going. He argued that it doesn’t contain the fruits and vegetables we need, but vitamins and minerals. We don’t need bread — we need carbs. We don’t need […]

by Brian Phillips· · 1 comment · Features, Food, Life · 735 views ·
About bloody time

About bloody time

Time of the month. Aunt Flo. Your rag. Monthly gift. Shark week. The red scare. Crimson tide. Are you uncomfortable yet? Every day, women around the world are menstruating. With the ratio globally being almost equal, nearly half the global population has a uterus, which means that nearly half the population will experience a menstrual cycle at some point in […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 1 comment · Features, Life · 416 views ·
Graphic by Will Huang

The psychology of being graded

Features Editor Bethany Bowles explores the reasons students put such emphasis on their academic performance

by Bethany Bowles· · 0 comments · Features, Slider · 295 views ·
Breaking down tuition costs

Breaking down tuition costs

Lead Reporter Maddy Cutts investigates why students are charged certain fees in addition to tuition costs and where that money goes

by Maddy Cutts· · 0 comments · Campus, Features, Slider · 164 views ·
The journey after graduation

The journey after graduation

Features Editor Bethany Bowles investigates whether or not an undergraduate degree is valuable on its own

by Bethany Bowles· · 0 comments · Features, Life, Slider · 221 views ·
A day in the life of Olivia Matthews

A day in the life of Olivia Matthews

Editor-in-Chief, Shelby Blackley followed around president and CEO of the Students’ Union for a day

by Shelby Blackley· · 1 comment · Campus, Features, Slider · 711 views ·