Arts and Life

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Alternative tips for fun on St. Paddy’s Day that don’t involve drinking

St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, which meant that it was time to dress up in every green piece of clothing you owned, suddenly become very vocal about your two per cent Irish ancestry and, most importantly, drink from dusk till dawn. It’s no surprise that Laurier students have made this event a staple of party culture, filling out […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts and Life ·
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Phone games can have surprising benefits

From puzzle games like Candy Crush or Tetris, to card games like Texas Hold ‘Em, to strategy games like Clash of Clans and word games like Words With Friends, the rise in mobile and Facebook games have made a noticeable impact on our society as popularity towards “social games” have skyrocketed.  Since October 2017, Facebook has been investing heavily in […]

by Aaron Hagey· · Arts and Life ·
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What Freshii’s declining sales means for the healthy fast food industry

Freshii, the Canadian fresh food establishment that serves a variety of healthy meal options, has suffered declining sales in recent years. The CEO is trying to combat these declining numbers by scaling back a number of their formerly planned ventures — but the question remains, can a restaurant like Freshii stay afloat with their current prices? Unlike other fast food […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
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Making the most out of concerts and live music

You’ve all heard the stories of people going abroad and having their lives changed, or the two-week trip they took to Hawaii gave them a new outlook on life.  Don’t get me wrong, travelling is cool. I’ve gotten the chance to take some pretty great trips and they haven’t necessarily defined who I am, but they definitely are always a […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life ·
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Bleeding for your art: FLOW exhibit uses menstruation for creative expression

On Mar. 6, THEMUSEUM will be unveiling a new art exhibition that intends to encourage an open conversation about menstruation and foster acceptance for a natural bodily function that’s been historically viewed negatively.  The project, “FLOW: The Menstruation Exhibit,” will showcase a collection of art installations which display the experience of periods through a variety of media including performance, dance, […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts and Life ·