Animal Testing

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Cats, dogs, rabbits, rats, and mice, these are animals that most of us own as pets in our homes, yet these same animals and many others can sometimes also call a lab their home. According to PETA.org (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) there are more than 100 million animals that are imprisoned for medical purposes, suffering large amounts of excruciating pain only to die soon after, each year. “Debates on the ethics of animal testing have raged since the seventeenth century” explains the U.S National Library of Medicine.

Art, Music, and Sexual Empowerment

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“Well behaved women rarely make history.” -Katharine Hepburn

Once in a while, we should let men know what the women can do in terms of power. Put in other words: if you take over the things a man sees every day, you’ve controlled his every move.

We Need to Talk About Depression

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How could a man as funny and as talented as Robin Williams take his own life? He had money, a family, and a glorious career. What more could he want? One can’t have everything and still be depressed.

The Lion of Panjshir

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This month will mark the anniversary of the horrific 9/11 attacks, but there is another great tragedy that took place in September — the death of a great man who fought the likes of the Red Army, violent militias, and the Taliban. A man who sought to bring peace, moderation, and democracy to a nation ruled by chaos.

1984 Is Happening

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The right to privacy has been an issue of varying importance over the centuries, and, like much else in our culture, new technology has changed how we approach it. Notably, the transition of social interaction onto the “cloud-based” platform brings with it an ever-present danger: invasion of privacy.

Buckets for ALS

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken over social media. Over the last few weeks our newsfeeds on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and more have been overflowing with videos of people dropping buckets of freezing water on themselves. The point of all this? To raise awareness and donations for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) research.

How to Manage Your Time in CEGEP

Are you trying to balance classes, studying, essays, a part-time job, extracurricular activities, hobbies, and a social life? If you can succeed in all of these without much thought, then congratulations. If not, you might need to put a little more thought into managing your time properly.

Bored During Your Breaks?

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85 Rue Ste-Anne, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC
Located within easy walking distance of the college, this charming internet café boasts a wide selection of salads, sandwiches, soups, tasty beverages, and mouth-watering desserts. The atmosphere is laid-back and enjoyable, with local art on display, friendly staff, and comfortable seating space.