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The Cord’s top Arts & Life picks for 2017

Allegations Remember back in 2016 when we all thought 2017 was going to be a breeze? Obviously we were wrong. Nearing the end of 2017, the media was flooded with allegations of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood. Of course it staggers you to see how many people are saviours of assault and harassment. Reports of sexual misconduct from famous […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts, Arts and Life, Life ·
Big Sugar brings it home at Maxwells

Big Sugar brings it home at Maxwells

  On Saturday, Nov. 25 I had the pleasure of seeing Big Sugar for the first time. Finally. I say finally because I have been waiting to see them in concert since the first time I heard “Turn the Lights On” in the back of my uncle’s van when I was five. “This is my favourite song,” I declared. Big […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Arts & Crafts with The Cord

  You get to a certain point in the semester where you just can’t read anymore. We, at The Cord, understand that struggle. We too get tired of reading from time to time. That’s why we’ve taken it upon ourselves to give you suggestions of what you can do with The Cord when you can’t look at another word. You […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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My heart left soaring while the critics are roaring

  On Nov. 17, I was one of the few others that went and saw Justice League, the newest instalment of the DCEU movie series. When I say “few others”, I mean that. The theatre wasn’t nearly as packed as compared to when I saw Thor, the week previous. And by now, we’ve all heard how poorly Justice League has […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Reconsider your ‘Reputation’ Taylor Swift

Dear Taylor Swift, I am annoyed at how often you appear in the media with your new boyfriends and I will never be able to forgive you for the moron you made of one of the greatest rappers of our generation; the one and only Kendrick Lamar. Readers, if you have not seen what has been infectiously taking over the […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts, Arts and Life, Music ·
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The Cord Picks: Favourite Movie Scenes

  Madeline McInnis – Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End The opening scene to Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End will forever give me chills. This scene is so complex and well-crafted that I was able to write a 4000-word essay on it last year, and I still notice new elements each and every time I watch it. It’s […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Say hello to Stranger Things’ new Daddy

  In case you’ve been living under a rock, the second season of Stranger Things came out on Oct. 27, and it seems like everyone spent their Halloween weekend obsessively binge-watching. I’m warning you right now, there are spoilers — if you haven’t seen it, go watch it. The biggest character development, and by far the best part about the […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Arts, Arts and Life ·