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Commemorating the life of actor Luke Perry

On Mar. 4, beloved television actor, Luke Perry, tragically passed away at the age of 52. The internet collectively mourned the loss of the former 90s heartthrob and small-screen Riverdale star by expressing their shock and sharing their condolences across social media. And if social media can be good for something, it’s commemorating the work of someone who deserves to […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
Editorial: How media can make the world look worse

Editorial: How media can make the world look worse

A few weeks ago, one my friends told me that he felt as if the general population of the world is sadder than it has ever been. He gave me some valid reasons for why he felt this way, including things like our addiction to technology, worldwide political disarray, global warming, etc. Although my first instinct was to agree with […]

by Pranav Desai· · Opinion ·
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Will Trudeau’s scandal cost him the election?

  With national elections about seven months away, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party have become involved in a scandal that may threaten his party moving forward. Trudeau and the Liberal Party have been accused of pressuring the now-former minister of justice and attorney general, Jody Wilson-Raybould, to drop criminal charges against SNC-Lavalin, an engineering company based in […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
Editors Note: Timing isn’t everything

Editors Note: Timing isn’t everything

There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to relationships.  Every relationship is different. And different relationships take on different levels of seriousness at different points in time.  For some people, it can take months or years to consider your relationship with someone serious. But for others, sometimes it can take a shorter amount of time for a relationship to feel like it’s right. […]

by Safina Husein· · Opinion ·
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The harmful effects of silencing male abuse victims

Actor Brendan Fraser recently revealed that he was a victim of sexual assault at the hands of former president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, HFPA for short. Fraser, who has been in many notable movies, including The Mummy and George of the Jungle, revealed the details of his assault in an interview with GQ. He said the assault occurred […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
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You shouldn’t mourn people while they are still alive

I’ve always had this philosophy that you shouldn’t mourn people while they’re alive.  It seems like a pretty obvious concept, but the amount of times I’ve seen my friends and members of my family severely distraught baffles me.  That’s not to say people can’t have emotions – I lack a majority of the key ones most people have, but every […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Opinion ·
Editor’s note: Prioritizing due dates

Editor’s note: Prioritizing due dates

Sometimes, taking the two-per cent isn’t that bad. I tend to say these words to myself frequently. When I was in high school, I would say I was a pretty motivated student. I studied hard and got pretty good grades; but I prioritized school over everything — work, extracurriculars and my social life.  When I got to university and realized […]

by Safina Husein· · Opinion ·