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Playbills

We knew her as the woman whose
garage was filled
with dozens of Broadway playbills
and dresses from the eighties,
too small for her now.

The Knife

“The whole forest has gone insane.” Jarred grimaced. He maneuvered himself decisively between his friend and the animal. The forest had gone quiet around them, save for the low growling of the gigantic bear that stood ten feet away, head low and snarling.

Daily Tips to Help the Planet

It’s that time of the year again. The air is getting colder, people are replacing their summer clothes for their long sleeves shirts and their bicycles for their cars…With all those changes, people sometimes forget that we have environmental problems around the world. So here are some tips for staying environmentally friendly during this climate change.

CRC Competition

The CRC (Competition Robotique/Robotics Competition) is a non-profit organization that holds an annual competition which allows high schools, CEGEPs, and adult centers to compete against each other in a demonstration of their skills in science, computer science, arts, and languages.

Artificial Sweeteners

You wait in line for your coffee in front of the new Tim Hortons on campus. After what seems to be days since you first got in line, you make it to the front of the counter and you order a medium-sized coffee with a Boston cream donut. When the cashier asks you what you want in your coffee, you are about to say “two milks and two sweeteners”, thinking that this will balance out the amount of sugar that you are about to consume in your donut. Pause.

New Murder Mystery

“Welcome to Criminal Law 100 or, as I like to call it: “How to get away with murder!”.” Such is the main tagline for ABC’s extremely promising new show How to Get Away with Murder, created by producer Shona Grimes and starring actress Viola Davis in the main role.

Black Keys Concert Revitalizes Rock

Last Thursday, I attended the Black Keys and Cage the Elephant concert at the Bell Centre. The show lasted about three hours and was great from beginning to end. The audience spent very little time in their seats during the concert, which speaks to the quality of the music and performance in general.

Anarchy: An Apology

Social justice activists, as well as activists in general, often tend to point out how an injustice is caused because of a certain law or a certain legal procedure that most often oppresses people. They’ll most often work through the government to have those laws revoked or pass more beneficial laws.

Animal Testing

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.