Arts and Life

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Laurier Students’ Union events: a year in review

The 2019 fall semester here at Laurier has seen many exciting events take place. From concerts to craft beer fests, drag shows and cooking demonstrations, the events at Laurier have been nothing short of exciting thus far. “I think we’re trying new stuff this year. We haven’t done a drag show at Laurier for years and we’ve never done a […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Events ·
Drake’s identity is going to be different for everyone – but he will always be a biracial, Jewish, Canadian hip-hop artist: An analysis of Drakes identity in HYFR

Drake’s identity is going to be different for everyone – but he will always be a biracial, Jewish, Canadian hip-hop artist: An analysis of Drakes identity in HYFR

Graphics Editor, Jamie Mere, breaks down the identity of infamous Canadian music icon, Drake, and his impact on pop culture   Who really is Drake? While we all know of Drake and have an image of who we think he is, understanding his true identity is very hard to do. Drake has so many attributes and dimensions that it is quite […]

by Jamie Mere· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Underrated festive flicks for the holiday season

Jingle, All the Way People often sleep on the true greatness of this 90’s holiday movie starring Arnold Schwarznegger and I’ve never understood how that was possible. Is it expertly done? Absolutely not. Is it a creation of comedic genius through the pure fact that it’s so bad, it’s good? Absolutely.  What more could you want in a festive movie […]

by Emily Waitson· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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A winter reading list to get you through the holiday break

With winter break being only a few weeks away, you might begin to wonder what you’re going to do with all your free time. Sure, you could get started on your readings for next semester like the diligent student you are, or you could read a book that isn’t assigned by your professor. If the latter sounds more appealing, here […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Charcuterie boards that are affordable to make with a student budget

by Emily Waitson· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Breaking down the lyrics of “Baby it’s Cold Outside”

With our love for the holidays comes an equal amount of love for festive songs that aren’t usually approached from a critical perspective, ones which often have the potential to perpetuate problematic notions regarding consent around the holidays.  Baby It’s Cold Outside — originally written by Frank Loesser, but popularized by singers like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, John Legend, Michael […]

by Aaron Waitson· · Arts, Arts and Life, Life ·