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Breaking down misconceptions of women in Islam

Islamic Awareness Week brings together students from various faculties and groups participating in activities and presentations to bring knowledge about Islam to the student body.Continue...

Racquet sports can save your life

When you think of fitness, what do you see?Continue...

What happens in Punta...

Due to the nature of the experiences, the authors of the following stories have requested to remain anonymous.Continue...

My iguana ate my homework

We've all missed a class here and there. Sometimes you're sick, sometimes you have an assignment to finish and sometimes you fall into Lake Ontario.Continue...

Cash me eating a sushi donut ousside

Where were you when Harambe was shot?Continue...

Censored: how do we deal with hate on campus?

I’m from a small town and whenever I go home, I often end up listening to the political views of people, many of them of a different generation, that differ widely from my own.Continue...

Back to the basics: “How do I ask a cute guy out?”

Dear S&M: There’s this really good-looking guy in my tutorial that I’ve been waiting to ask me out all year. He still hasn’t even though we’ve been flirting and talking all year... Should I ask him out or will that make me look weird? Do guys even like it when girls ask them out? — Sadie HawkinsContinue...

How to make friends 101: cinnamon buns

I don’t think any smell makes me drool as much as the spicy, sweet scent of cinnamon buns. Nor do I think any food puts me in as big of a food coma.Continue...

Being under the magnifying glass

I think Black History Month has always been a semi-awkward time for me. Having gone to predominantly white schools for the majority of my life, I’m used to being the only Black girl in most of my classes.Continue...

Lacing up for the Conservative race

Ever since Stephen Harper’s defeat in the 2015 federal election, the question of who’ll be the most the effective leader for the Conservative Party in the Trudeau era has been on the minds of Canadians on all ends of the political spectrum.Continue...

Abstract: The Art of Design

I don’t know about you guys, but sometimes TV can stress me out. I get nervous about who’ll come out on top in Scandal, or who’ll get solitary confinement on Orange Is the New Black, or who’ll survive Game of Thrones — just kidding, no one survives.Continue...

Reviewing the Nominees

To conclude my Best Picture journey, I watched the remaining four films, all seemingly on separate ends of the Hollywood spectrum: Hell or High Water, Hacksaw Ridge, Hidden Figures, and Moonlight.Continue...

Unveiling history

This Black History Month is particularly special for me as it’s the first time I’ve explored the wonders of Black history on my own.Continue...

During Black History Month, other communities of colour can join in solidarity

Every person of colour is affected by systems of racism and oppression, but not all of us are affected by racism in the same way.Continue...

How the bullet journal is changing my life

Hi, I’m Ramna, and I’m an over-planner.Continue...

I can't believe you haven't seen that: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

What do you consider a classic film? Is it in black and white? Has it won multiple prestigious awards? Does it often feel like a chore to select it when browsing through Netflix?Continue...

Intersectionality and activism go hand in hand

Feminism has taken up a spot in the forefront of public interest recently due to protests such as the Women’s March and statements made by Donald Trump. But often what I hear is how this prevalence has brought up questions and confusion on how feminism is or isn’t inclusive.Continue...

Oils for your every need

We’ve all heard about the Internet’s obsession with coconut oil. It seems to do everything from cure acne to doubling as shaving cream.Continue...

Reviewing the nominees: Arrival, Manchester by the Sea and Lion

For week two of my Oscar nomination tour, I watched three very different films: Arrival, Manchester by the Sea, and Lion. Let’s dive in.Continue...

Valentine’s Day fudge

This fudge is also easy to customize.Continue...

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