Opinion

Editorial: Changing old habits and mastering new skills

Editorial: Changing old habits and mastering new skills

 The differences between high school me and university me are plentiful, but I think the most profound one may be my newfound organizational skills, on more than one level. I used to be a messy person, although I’m sure my roommates might have a hard time believing this.  My bedroom was always in a state of disarray, I had little […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
Editors note: Value in job searching

Editors note: Value in job searching

With this cold and crappy weather outside, the summer feels far away. However, the end of the term and the summer months are closer than they seem. And with the end of the school term, many of us will be thinking about finding summer jobs. With exams, assignments and midterms the priority, it can be easy to procrastinate looking for […]

by Safina Husein· · Opinion ·
Editorial: Being a tourist instead of being a critic

Editorial: Being a tourist instead of being a critic

Working with The Cord has given me the opportunity to travel to many different places for free. Among these, the most notable was our trip to Calgary at the beginning of this year. Thankfully, I had to bear no burden for the expenses of the trip. This allowed my mind the freedom to explore the whole journey in a more […]

by Sadman Sakib Rahman· · Opinion ·
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Why the amber alert complaints are so disappointing

On Feb. 14, a province-wide Amber Alert was issued across Ontario, and caused phones to loudly sound at 11 p.m., succeeding in what it was designed to do — get people’s attention. An 11-year old little girl, Riya Rajkumar, went missing and police reached out to the public to help them find her. The Amber Alert was successful in aiding […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
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Morrissey’s breaks vow to boycott Canada until seal hunting is banned

After his 13 year vow to never tour Canada again, The Smith’s former frontman Morrissey has scheduled a tour across the country, starting in April. Steven Patrick Morrissey, known primarily as Morrissey, vowed to never perform in or buy products from Canada back in 2006, right around the time Stephen Harper was elected into office. He claimed his vow to […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
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Rethinking the problematic concept of virginity

University is a critical turning point in the process of “growing up” for most students. It’s the first time many students have moved out of their parents house and are living on their own, and have now become surrounded by a bounty of potential opportunities and potential relationships. This taste of freedom is accompanied by quite a bit of social […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Opinion ·
Editorial: Loving yourself with complete confidence

Editorial: Loving yourself with complete confidence

The magazines and much of social media tells you to show yourself love and to love your body. They then proceed to try and convince you that your body needs to be a specific size with certain curves and muscles in specific places in order to be loveable. They say you’ll love yourself once you reach a certain weight and […]

by Sarah Tyler· · Opinion ·