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You can't put a cast on your mental health

It’s visible on the outside when you’re physically injured and in pain, people can see. You might have a limp, a bruise or wear a cast. But the pain of poor mental health is more easily hidden.Continue...

Exploring virtual worlds

I stood on an asteroid, visited a Nazi-era prison and got to be Pac-Man, all in just one day at the Isabel Bader Center for the Performing Arts.Continue...

Childhood cartoons uncovered

Swapping drugs for candy, gangs for girl guide troops and police officers for a middle school safety patrol.It seems that just about anything can be woven into a G-rated children’s show.Continue...

Marching against a platform of hate

At 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 21, I gingerly crawled out of bed, trying not to wake my sleeping boyfriend as I went about getting ready for the Women’s March on Washington.Continue...

The five most underrated comedies on TV right now

The other day I was approached by a friend bearing a sad face, hair covered in popcorn and wobbly legs that screamed “inactivity.” I could tell they'd been binge watching.Continue...

From basic to delish with a mircowave

Eating well as a student is hard — funds are low and schedules are full. It’s easy to associate cooking with high grocery bills and wasted time. Why spend an hour in my kitchen for something I’ll eat in five minutes when I could be in Stauffer?Continue...

S&M: First time fears

I’m a fourth year girl and am still a virgin. I know it’s not a huge deal as I’ve never had a long-term relationship, but I’m tired of being embarrassed by it and am just ready to get it over...Continue...

The psychology of unfulfilled resolutions

It’s Day 20 of the new year… have you kept your resolutions?

Did they work? Did the turning of the calendar year make any change at all? Here’s the scoop.

Fewer than 10 per cent of...Continue...

A hopeful series of events

Loyal fans of the Lemony Snicket universe can rest easy with an adaptation that keeps the complicated plot and characters intact. It’s not exactly perfect, but it’s definitely not the (truly) bad beginning we might’ve had. Spoilers ahead.Continue...

Johnny’s introduction to the stock market

Johnny has some extra money lying around. He’s been pondering the idea of putting it into the stock market and having his own money work for him, but Johnny’s not sure how to go about doing that...Continue...

Prime Minister for a long weekend

“And now I would like to call on the Right Honourable Prime Minister Joe Cattana.” When you’re 22 years old, you’d never expect to hear that, sitting in our nation’s House of Commons.Continue...

A tired student's guide to wake-up songs

There’s nothing worse than waking up for an 8:30 a.m. class. Okay, fine, getting up for an 8:30 a.m. on West Campus is worse. But no matter which way you slice it, no one likes to wake up early.Continue...

Library looks for winter

The winter months are all about getting cozy.Continue...

The most impactful books of 2016

2016 had some good books and some bad ones — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, anyone?Continue...

All the right moves

What is your “signature move” and how would you describe it?Continue...

A new cheese for the New Year

As the gym becomes packed with resolution-ers and diets switch from Christmas feasts to healthy eats, the perfect opportunity arises to learn a few staple healthy recipes.Continue...

My week using a fitness tracker

As someone who occasionally polishes off family-sized bags of chips without help, spending a week tracking what I ate wasn’t something I was looking forward to.Continue...

What makes January first the day to start being a better person?

If I actually practiced New Year’s resolutions as they were originally intended then I’d have to give up half of my wardrobe, and not because I started hitting the gym all the time.Continue...

A watchlist to watch out for

One writer’s opinion on what you should binge-watch during this snowy seasonContinue...

Reporting on a whistleblower

“That red circle is a few millimeters off,” a member of Journal staff points out.Continue...

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