By Rachel Garvey As we welcome in the New Year of 2019, we also embrace our New Year's Resolutions with hesitant open arms. Semester two is also upon us and with that comes the commitment to study and work harder, but do we really? We always promise ourselves every year that we will stick to our New Year’s Resolutions but before we know it, we welcome our bad habits back … [Read more...] about Opinion: I promise, yeah right!
By Fiona Lee Christmas time can be a difficult thing to swallow sometimes. At the risk of sounding like the SIN Grinch, there are some aspects of this holiday that I sincerely dread; however, these tend to mix with things that I also adore. It’s a complicated relationship. Feelings of conflict between joy and nausea surround these winter months. The music always comes … [Read more...] about Christmas season: A love/hate relationship
By Olivia Hanna Most kids have traumatic stories about the way they found out jolly ol’ Saint Nick is actually just a myth. Cousins, siblings, classmates who crushed their dreams by uttering the words, “Santa isn’t real". A crushing statement, but it is the truth. I wouldn’t know what that feels like because no one decided to tell me the truth, my mom and grandmother even … [Read more...] about When it comes to telling the truth about Santa Claus, honesty is the best policy
By Rachel Garvey As an October baby, it’s hard to believe another year of Halloween has come to an end. A bigger and better holiday hides just around the corner. Christmas! Now, don’t get me wrong, I absolutely adore everything to do with Halloween, but Christmas is my favourite holiday. There is nothing better than slipping into some winter boots, draping a scarf across … [Read more...] about Have you been naughty or nice?
By Ameya Godse “There is no substitute for hard work.” - Thomas Edison. Often being accredited as one of the greatest inventors and scientists of his time, Edison’s quotation on hard work has become immortal in the pages of inspiration. The largest crowds to draw an inspiration from this quote are the college youth. It is quite customary amongst a majority of the students … [Read more...] about Opinion: Hard work vs talent: what is the mantra for success?