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‘Dancing with the Stars’ is still a classic

When a Disney+ pop-up ad prompted me to watch the 31st season of Dancing with the Stars (DWTS) two months ago, I was surprised and confused. How could the show I watched years ago—one I used to convince my mom to push my bedtime—still be running?Continue...

‘My Mind & Me’ opens conversation around mental health

Selena Gomez released her new My Mind & Me documentary on Nov. 22, available on Apple TV+ and in select theatres. The phenomenal film details Selena’s upbringing, her life of stardom, and her mental health struggles within the industry.Continue...

Very merry movies to watch this holiday season

A grown man in a full-blown elf costume; three adult women dealing with their comedic mothers during the holiday season; a cartoon—or live-action—green, hairy man who has a pet dog; or a rom-com that just meets the “holiday movie” category because it’s based in mid-December? What’s not to like?Continue...

We can’t all be 'that girl'

We’ve all seen “that girl”: The flawless, easy, and aesthetically pleasing person on Instagram or TikTok.Continue...

My sister is faster than me, and that’s okay

I can’t count how many people have told me it’s unfair to consider my sister my best friend.Continue...

Have a holly jolly—or jacked—Christmas

Nearing the holiday season, the gyms are packed. Pre-holiday break, but after exams, everyone has a load of free time and no excuse not to go to the gym. Post-holiday break, everyone is trying to work off the boatloads of holiday family dinners they just absorbed.Continue...

Breathe—it’s just a piece of paper

If I had a dime for every time I’ve been stressed about school, upset that I wouldn’t achieve a higher grade, or surrounded by notes, textbooks, and lecture slides past 1 a.m., I’d be sitting somewhere on a yacht.Continue...

How I implemented the philosophy of stoicism in hockey and academics

When I was a kid, my mom planted a seed into my head that later became the entire philosophy of how I approach my sports and academics: “we can’t control our environment; we can only control how we react to our environment.”Continue...

Study tips for this exam season

When the towering pile of assignments, exams, and study papers is sitting in front of you with flashing deadlines, turning on Netflix shouldn’t be your go-to move.Continue...

The perfect winter wardrobe

As winter approaches, new fashion trends are dominating the cold season. Although it’s tempting to throw on sweatpants and a pair of Uggs when temperatures drop, there are several reasons to keep up with the seasonal evolution of fashion.Continue...

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ brings emotional weight back to the MCU

After releases like Thor: Love and Thunder and Eternals, fans like me have been worried about the direction—or lack thereof—the MCU is taking for future films. That was until I watched Black Panther: Wakanda Forever .Continue...

Revamping your Christmas playlist

Even though it’s only November, the Christmas season is approaching fast. With the festivities amping up, it’s time to get into the holiday mood with some festive Christmas music to match the winter feels that are quickly approaching.Continue...

It Starts With Us doesn’t deliver the drama we expect

After months of anticipation and years of wondering how Lily and Atlas end up together after the end of Colleen Hoover’s hit novel, It Ends With Us , It Starts With Us has finally been released to answer all our questions.Continue...

Hunting for closure in my relationships

When I was six years old, I met my best friend on the playground of our elementary school. I was dressed in my classic monochromatic pink from head-to-toe, carrying a floral lunchbox, and wearing my signature matching headband.Continue...

It’s okay if you don’t vibe with hookup culture

Casual sex shouldn’t be condemned, but it shouldn’t be represented as the norm either.Continue...

The merging of online and mainstream fame

Months ago, TikTok star Addison Rae walked the same Met Gala carpet as award-winning actor
Lily James, supermodels Karlie Kloss and Kendall Jenner, and Grammy winner Lizzo. Does Rae meet the same calibre of success to be here?Continue...

Kit Connor didn’t queerbait you

Congrats, internet—once again, you’ve taken things too far.Continue...

‘Reflect’ gives children the body inclusivity we never received

Dear Disney: we’ve found comfort, joy, laughter, and sometimes even sadness in your films, but we didn’t grow up seeing the diversity, inclusivity, or representation we should’ve been consuming as kids.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Can exes be friends?

Exes can’t be friends—and they shouldn’t try to be.Continue...

Generational divides are arbitrary

If you’re familiar with the Internet, you’ve probably stumbled upon it: an article about 90s fashion trends coming back, or a tweet about boomers being out of touch, or, better yet, a millennial ‘diss track’ bashing Gen Z for the new the trends they’ve created and hold dear.Continue...

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