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Harry Styles “shading” Zayn Malik on SNL is not that serious

On Nov. 16, Harry Styles did double duty on Saturday Night Live (SNL) being both the host and musical guest on the late-night comedy sketch show. During his opening monologue, Harry made jokes about him being a musician, not a comedian and also being in a boy band (or as he calls it “a man band”). He made jokes about […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Hot Takes: Is the Toronto Christmas market worth the hype?

Sophia Cole: Yes, it’s worth it The Toronto Christmas Market is a staple trip for any holiday enthusiast. Not only is it full of amazing treats, cute gifts and Instagram-worthy views, but it is an embodiment of holiday spirit at its finest. The Toronto Christmas Market brings together everything we love about the holidays in one place to create the ultimate […]

by Kathleen McCullough· · Opinion ·
President’s Note: It’s not a holly jolly Christmas for everyone

President’s Note: It’s not a holly jolly Christmas for everyone

For what is often referred to as the most wonderful time of the year, the holiday season can also be one of the most isolating and difficult parts of the year for people to get through. There’s a reason why some of the most beloved Christmas songs are depressing  — the holidays have the tendency to make any existing feelings […]

by Aaron Waitson· · Opinion ·
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The Victoria’s Secret show is cancelled

The social climate of the world is evolving, and the people behind the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show seem to have realized that the place for their once infamous, televised night focused on supermodels showcasing their lingerie line, has come to a close for good. Victoria’s Secret (VS) has faced a myriad of criticisms over the past few years, notably last […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
Editor’s Note: Let people enjoy things

Editor’s Note: Let people enjoy things

Widespread popularity of the latest television and movie streaming service, Disney+, there have been countless memes praising the new entertainment subscription. But with that praise, I have also seen quite a fair share of critcisim about it. Not regarding the quality of the new service, but rather, the age of the people who seem to be using and talking about […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
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Are Disney+ and other streaming services hurting traditional television?

On Nov. 12, Disney launched its new streaming service Disney+, which features movies and television shows all under its production company. Available titles range from Star Wars to Disney Channel original movies and TV shows, like The Suite Life of Zack and Cody or High School Musical. The streaming service costs $8.99 per month or $89.99 a year, which is […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Letter to the Editor: Teaching  assistants create petition

Letter to the Editor: Teaching assistants create petition

Dear Wilfrid Laurier community,     The last time there was news about graduate teaching assistants unionizing at Laurier, the union committee encouraged employees to exercise their right to vote on union representation.     The vote happened from Nov. 5 to 6, and during this period of time, over 300 people voted! This incredible level of participation demonstrates that […]

by Letters to the Editor· · Opinion ·
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When is PDA too much?

Public displays of affection, or “PDA,” for short, is a term often used to describe how couples show affection towards each other in public spaces. The top definition on Urban Dictionary describes PDA as “basically any physical (hugging, kissing, holding hands, groping, etc.) interactions (except for sex of any kind) in public, most of the time around sad single people […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·