A To Z Falls Flat

In my life, the list of disappointments I’ve experienced is starting to grow a little too long for my liking. Unfortunately, NBC’s new romantic comedy A to Z is now being wearily added to it.

Alt-J Album

Alternative bands are weird. Half of them sound the same, and the others are pretentious. However, in music, being pretentious and weird is good for marketing.

Rooms by Lauren Oliver

October is here, and that means that Fall is getting into full swing: the leaves are changing colours, baggy sweaters are making their annual comeback, the lineups for Pumpkin Spice Lattes are longer than ever…and the countdown until Halloween has officially begun.

What Is Art?

What is art? The Oxford dictionary defines it as “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power”.

Homosexuality, the Eighth Deadly Sin?

As the number of portrayals of same-sex relationships in popular media increases (like comedian Ellen DeGeneres being an open lesbian or any number of homosexual relationships in HBO’s Game of Thrones), the subject of homosexuality grows more controversial.

Firefighters Arrested

The charges against the employees who participated in a violent protest in August against Bill 3 have begun; Bill 3 would increase the percentage that public sector employees put into their pensions and has been on the table since June (CBC News).

Harper Looks to Attack ISIS

On Friday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper brought a proposition to be voted on this week to the house of commons. The plan is for Canada to join the United-States, Great-Britain, France, Australia, and others in their air strikes against ISIS or ISIL in Iraq (Global News).