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How writing made me confront my feelings

If you had to guess my major, what would it be? English Language and Literature? Politics, Philosophy, and Economics? Sociology? If I had to take a guess at which one you’d pick, I think it would involve a ridiculous amount of writing.Continue...

Unpacking the five love languages

Have you ever felt unloved? Has your partner insisted that they’re putting in the effort, yet you still feel like it’s not enough?Continue...

Janelle Monáe’s most iconic looks

Since her official debut in 2007, Janelle Monáe has been gifting the entertainment industry with stellar music and stellar visuals to matchContinue...

The perfect fall playlist

With the cooler temperatures creeping in on us and the leaves turning new colours, it’s evident fall is finally here.Continue...

We’re Not Really Strangers opens the door to emotional vulnerability

A group of emotional girls and a bottle of wine make for interesting conversations, to say the least, during We’re Not Really Strangers.Continue...

Four fall dates that will get you cuffed

Cuffing season is upon us—and no, I’m not talking about the winter or Christmas season.Continue...

Adam Levine’s unfaithfulness is not a rarity in today’s society

On Sept. 19, Instagram model Sumner Stroh posted a TikTok video showcasing sext messages between herself and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine.Continue...

Start competing with yourself

I used to hate the way I looked.Continue...

Having two Bachelorettes was a bad idea

On Tuesday’s season 19 finale of The Bachelorette, host Jesse Palmer announced, “you’re going to need a glass of wine for this one.” Jesse, my man, I needed a bucket of wine for this season.Continue...

Struggling to be a hopeless romantic in an era of hookup culture

Sex-craving, emotionless human beings who have no ability or desire to stay with one person for a long period of time—it sounds like a weird, erotic plot in a futuristic movie. Welcome to the year 2022.Continue...

Television’s most insufferable characters

As I sit down to watch Netflix, options of my comfort show spiral around my head. Though it really isn’t the plot lines or visuals I want to re-watch; rather, it’s some of my all-time favourite characters, like Nate Archibald, Brooke Davis, and Mark Sloan.Continue...

Hustle culture doesn’t make way for healthy habits

Hustle culture is a phenomenon that’s spread from the real world’s expectation of constant progress and success—a by-product of the American or Canadian dream—into the Internet, where it’s morphed and mutated and burst back out into the real world in a new, worse, form.Continue...

Making your student house a home

The anticipated, but dreaded, day has arrived. You’re waking up at the crack of crazy to avoid Toronto traffic, your parents are having an existential crisis in the car, and you’re “helping” them lift heavy furniture up the stairs by carrying one blanket while your dad carries an entire couch.Continue...

The perfect leg, back, and abs day

Before I started going to the gym, my biggest fear was that I’d embarrass myself—I really had no plan going into it. What do I do? How do I do it? Where do I go? Will the gym bros judge me?Continue...

#SpitGate proves the Internet will believe anything it’s told

Earlier this month, the Venice International Film Festival 2022 featured the star-studded cast of Olivia Wilde’s upcoming film Don’t Worry Darling . They were there for a press conference and to watch the movie as it premiered.Continue...

Emmy Awards make history: a recap of can’t-miss moments

For those of you who had late-night classes Monday night, you may have missed the 74th annual Emmy Awards. While award shows are normally boring—packed with filler portions of “please welcome to the stage…” and “next up on the Emmy’s…”—there are also iconic moments that cannot be missed.Continue...

Do nice guys win?

Everyone has heard the saying “nice guys finish last” or “nice guys never win,” but why is that? Can anyone provide a straight answer without mumbling on until they settle on “because they just don’t”? Well, I have some ideas.Continue...

My love-hate relationship with social media

I clutch it in my hand, pat my pocket every so often, and scroll aimlessly when I hold it, just to know it's there. My phone is my lifeline; it connects me to the rest of the world, and without it, I would be lost.Continue...

What your type in The Summer I Turned Pretty men says about you

The novel The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han was turned into a TV series on Amazon Prime this summer. For novelists and television enthusiasts alike, the show was a must-binge.Continue...

Halle Bailey is the perfect Ariel

This week, Disney released the teaser trailer for their upcoming live action remake of The Little Mermaid , set to release in May 2023 and starring Halle Bailey as Ariel.Continue...

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