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Parting with my roots is more difficult than I expected

In April of 2019, I moved back to Prince Edward County for the final time.Continue...

Preparing for my biggest adventure yet—a semester abroad

It’s been a dream of mine since high school to study abroad.Continue...

Unpacking the ‘written by a woman’ TikTok trend

A recent TikTok trend celebrates real-life men who are "written by a woman" and criticizes women who are "written by a man."Continue...

Adele’s ‘30’ is an album I can listen to with my mom

30 reminds me of why I fell in love with Adele in the first place.Continue...

‘Red’ grew up with me in ‘Taylor’s Version’

When the original version of Red was released, I was in middle school.Continue...

‘Barbarians’ boldly rewrites history

In the year 9 CE, the Roman army fought an alliance of Germanic tribes in what would be known as the Battle of Teutoburg Forest.Continue...

18 years later, Movember’s core message is still necessary

On the first of November, social media feeds annually flood with posts and messages related to the start of Movember.Continue...

Distance doesn’t make the heart grow fonder

From a young age, I vowed to never lose myself in a relationship. My greatest fear was to have a romantic partner chip away at my dreams until I was a watered-down image of sacrifice and devotion.Continue...

Getting home safely as a woman still isn’t guaranteed

As a woman, getting home safe after a night out is often a major cause of concern.

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Letting go of my fears of the world ending

I spent my childhood waiting for the world to end.

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'Eternals' breaks the Marvel mold

In 2008, Iron Man was released to rave reviews.Continue...

The Astroworld festival disaster is a cautionary tale

Nobody involved with the Astroworld festival disaster is innocent.Continue...

@simran changed the game for brown girls everywhere

I distinctly remember the first time Simran Randhawa showed up on my explore page. She was wearing a crop top, ripped jeans, and a saree draped around her shoulders and waist.Continue...

I’m going to stop performing my queerness for validation

I experience an enormous amount of pressure to perform my queerness to the perfect rhythm.Continue...

‘You’ season three is a portrait of white mediocracy

In the latest season of You , new parents Joe and Love Quinn-Goldberg are as hot and murderous as ever.Continue...

Confessions of a closeted theatre kid

It’s rare for me to tell people I love theatre.Continue...

Why I lose all social finesse trying to work out at the ARC

It seems as if every time I walk into the ARC to work out, I’m either a witness to or participant in a cringe-worthy social moment. After three years of this madness, I can’t tell if I’m the problem or if the ARC is cursed.Continue...

The ‘Toronto girl’ lifestyle can seep into Queen’s culture

Toronto has always represented the big city lifestyle I’ve dreamed of embodying. In my mind, it’s the closest Canadians can get to New York City.Continue...

Piecing the puzzle together: Society’s fascination with serial killers

As Netflix rolls out series after series about the lives of history’s most depraved serial killers, many of us have spent countless hours in front of the TV, completely captivated by the shock, horror, and strange appeal of these stories.Continue...

Exercise-tracking smartwatches are detrimental to a healthy body image

In the summer of eighth grade, I learned what it meant to be obsessive over my health and body weight. It started with a flimsy purple Fitbit knockoff. The simple reminder of how many steps I had taken launched me into a body image catastrophe.Continue...

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