«Fun» column

Keeping a Journal

June 30th, 2014; By Christopher TJ Brown

At first, keeping a journal doesn’t sound very cool. It conjures up clichéd images of TV journalists or of diaries with scented pages. However, there are actually lots of benefits […]

Why Music Education Matters

June 30th, 2014; By Teodora Pasca

Little in this world can affect people more than music—whether it’s a catchy song on the radio or front-row tickets to the philharmonic, people invest themselves in the musical world, […]

Fashion at Second-Hand Shops

June 30th, 2014; By Susan Huebert

When people meet each other on the street or at school, they notice different things about each other. They might notice the other person’s hair or their face, but they […]

Pay It Forward with Kindness

May 31st, 2014; By Amanda Desouza

I recently heard about someone in a Tim Horton’s drive-thru paying for the coffee of the driver behind them. I thought it was such a nice thing to do for […]

“Sine” Me Up: Why Math is Your Friend

April 30th, 2014; By Teodora Pasca

Mathematics is the pariah of school subjects—dismissed as mind-numbing, tedious and often impossible to grasp, it is frequently looked down upon in schools, in pop culture and among the general […]

Club Counselling: How Extracurriculars Can Help You Succeed

April 30th, 2014; By Teodora Pasca

I’ve always been someone who is eager to get involved. Academics are extremely important to me, but upon entering high school I started to realize the value in expanding my […]

Allow Yourself to Dream

April 29th, 2014; By Nadia Harris

Life can be hard. Sometimes things can go so wrong that it seems like they’ll never be right again. It is in those moments that we may lose hope, that […]