Arts and Life

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Surviving your study session when there’s no room

Does everyone remember back in January 2017, when students petitioned for more study spots in the Laz Hall? Well, since they finished construction on Laz Hall, study spots haven’t magically become a surplus at our small campus. This is why it is important to know the best places to crank out your next assignment that you are very unsure about. […]

by Katherine Weber· · Arts and Life, 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 ·
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Remembering a Canadian legend

When I heard the news that Gord Downie had passed away, I felt feelings of contempt wash over me. Those feelings were mostly directed inside, I’ll admit, but let me explain. Growing up in southern Ontario I can confidently say that I had hundreds of opportunities to see The Tragically Hip; some of them even being free concerts. Money was […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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The Cord Picks: Halloween memories

  Emily Waitson – Opinon Editor – 2004 Just so there’s no misconceptions, Halloween has always been one of my favourite times of the year. When I was nine-years-old, my mom asked me what I wanted to be — this was typically in early September so she could have enough time to make my costume. I was obsessed with Pirates […]

by Cord Staff· · Arts and Life ·