Arts and Life

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An unexpected origin for a local business

  To build an effective brand is a feat that seems to be increasingly difficult these days. In a marketplace that is over saturated with up-and-coming designers and creatives attempting to push their products online, it is nearly impossible to set yourself apart long enough to make an impression. Where many with great purpose and resources have failed, White Cap Co. has succeeded – almost as if by accident. […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · 0 comments · Arts and Life ·
Graphic by Alan Li

An exploration of women’s Halloween costume

“In the real world, Halloween is when kids dress up in costumes and beg for candy. In girl world, Halloween is the one day a year when a girl can dress up like a total slut and no other girls can say anything else about it.” So said Lindsey Lohan’s character Cady in the movie Mean Girls. And, let’s face it, was […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · 0 comments · Arts and Life, Life ·
Photo by Ahmad Faiq

Plan on writing in November? What a novel idea

    Hang onto your seats everybody, it’s Oct. 25. You know what that means?  You have one week left to plan your novel.   Sound the alarms, bare the trumpets and practice your typing skills. Try not to panic, then fail, because we’re definitely panicking right now.  National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) happens every November. It’s a worldwide not-for-profit that encourages literacy […]

by Madeline McInnis· · 0 comments · Arts and Life ·
Photo by Luke Sarazin

Transgressions among Witches, Wiccans and Wise Women

Witch City Arts North and Women in Music and Arts (WIMA) Toronto are currently hosting Witchfest North 2017, which will run from Oct. 5 to Oct. 31. Witchfest is an event wherein witches, Wiccans and wise women celebrate the repeal of section 365 from Canada’s criminal code. Section 365 states the following: “Every one who fraudulently (a) pretends to exercise […]

by Shyenne MacDonald· · 0 comments · Arts and Life ·
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P!nk’s Beautiful Trauma makes a disappointing splash

In her latest album, Beautiful Trauma, iTunes advertises P!nk as attaining perfection. Unfortunately, the writers at iTunes music, not the truth. P!nk, to me, represents an underrepresented version of girl power that really resonates. She doesn’t have to be a traditional blonde bombshell to get her message across and to be remembered. She’s strong and outspoken and isn’t afraid to […]

by Garrison Oosterhof· · 0 comments · Arts and Life ·