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Cooking for one can still be fun

Student life is busy, and constantly filled to the brim with more and more assignments than most find they can keep up with. That’s why — as far as I can tell — most folks choose not to cook a great deal. They’ll order in, or they’ll throw a bit of frozen food in the oven. But everyone has their […]

by Karlis Wilde· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Presidential plates for the 2018 Students’ Union elections

Presidential plates for the 2018 Students’ Union elections

Over the weekend, news editor Nathalie Bouchard, editor-in-chief Kurtis Rideout and myself reviewed the presidential dishes for the 2018 campaign. Each year the dishes change, last year with only one candidate there was only one meal to try. The BRARitto is the current Students’ Union president Kanwar’s dish — which was universally accepted as absolutely delicious. But this year, with […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Graphic by Alan Li

Behold! The true flavour of the holidays

  We inhabit a corporate world and that means that we, as individuals, are valued on a greater scale by our ability to consume. Corporations — businesses both large and small — tap into that need, by which they can tailor our wants and desires to uplift their profit margins. Merry Christmas! Luckily, as a good consumer, this exercise in […]

by Karlis Wilde· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Photo by Qiao Liu

Matcha, Matcha Man, Brandon Chow is the Matcha Man

What’s healthy, equivalent to coffee and green all over? Matcha! And entrepreneur Brandon Chow has got it by the truckload. When I first started this “Matcha Madness” escapade I had no idea what the wonderful green substance was, admittedly. “The main difference that people don’t realize is that for green tea you just dip the leaf in the water. But […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · Arts and Life, Food ·
Photo by Madeline McInnis

The importance of fitness and healthy eating

The transition from August to September is difficult for many university students. A four month break from studying is not easy to overcome, even if most people are working during the summer. The university mindset is much different and students often find themselves falling behind in the first month of the school year. Although many people may describe this as […]

by Pranav Desai· · Food, Life, Sports ·
Photo by Luke Sarazin

Starbucks versus Tim Hortons in a latte showdown

  This year Tim Hortons introduced its “perfectly uncomplicated” latte to Canadian and international consumers. The usual hotspot for a double-double or a Boston cream donut is now attempting to size up with its Seattle-born competitor Starbucks – known for their Macchiatos and Frappucinos. Starbucks is the kind of place that allows your not-so-typical coffee consumer to get their dose […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Arts and Life, Food ·