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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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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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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 ·
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Digging through the history of Groundhog Day

This past weekend I celebrated my birthday on Feb. 2. Although it was exciting celebrating with the important people in my life, I have to admit that my birthday seems quite insignificant in comparison to the little weather-predicting animals that come out of their dens and into the spotlight each year on the same day. You might even say my […]

by Safina Husein· · Arts and Life ·
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A bad gift isn’t the end of the Christmas experience

It’s Christmas morning. You’re sitting with your family, gathered around the Christmas tree, enjoying each other’s company. The floor is littered with gift wrapping, and the time for opening presents is coming to an end. As you take the last sip of luke-warm hot chocolate, you can feel the holiday cheer begin to fade as you realize that Christmas has […]

by Brian Phillips· · Arts and Life, Life, Uncategorized ·
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Bingemans hosts drive thru light display

This year, Bingemans is hosting a two kilometre drive-thru light display in partnership with the Gift of Lights. Located just off of Bingemans Centre Drive, the light show includes 30 animated and static light displays that consist of over one million twinkling lights. The Gift of Lights has arranged similar displays in throughout the states, however this is the first […]

by Emilia Curcic· · Local, News ·
Merry Christmas from Laurier

Merry Christmas from Laurier

Students have been given minimal notice for tuition payment deadlines

by Mynt Marsellus· · Opinion ·