HOW NATURE INSPIRES INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY

Melanie Valente-Leite | World leaders are avoiding the conversation that is: CLIMATE CHANGE. Fortunately, there are things you can do in your everyday life to help the earth.  With inspiration from nature to save our current climate crisis, people can continue to do what they love by using environmentally friendly products. These not only function as an everyday consumer items, but also help reduce global … Continue reading HOW NATURE INSPIRES INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY

HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR FIRST CONCERT

Nicholas Rahmon | As Jonathan Joubran, AMEX employee by day and Raptors Hype Man by night, sat patiently on his computer in the early hours of May 2011 for OVO Fest tickets and his spot of 700th in line brought him to the available tickets, it was at that moment he became committed to seeing all of his favourite artists live. “I started out listening … Continue reading HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR FIRST CONCERT

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF COSPLAY

Nathaniel Marksman | Picture this, you are in downtown Toronto minding your own business, walking along the sidewalk when all of a sudden, you see Super Mario. Beside him is Ash Ketchum and Sailor Moon. Taking a closer look, you realize it’s cosplayers who are enjoying their time at a convention, laughing, socializing and doing all the silly taunts you would expect their character to … Continue reading THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF COSPLAY

WHY DO STUDENTS TAKE A GAP YEAR AFTER HIGH SCHOOL?

Pablo Balza | Lost or confused about the decisions about post-secondary?   You’re not alone. Many students stress about whether they will be attending post-secondary or not.  Feeling worried about your future is normal. It means you care to achieve your dreams, and you hope to become successful. Everybody goes through that point in their lives of figuring out what they want to do, and also … Continue reading WHY DO STUDENTS TAKE A GAP YEAR AFTER HIGH SCHOOL?

PODCAST PANDEMONIUM

Ryan Wanzala | On the street around town or on transit, many people have headphones in their ears going about their day-to-day business. But it’s not always music they’re listening to. Podcasts have increasingly become more popular. After all, it’s convenient to your schedule, the quality is highly infectious, and the large sea of content is everywhere. But this is not new. The format has … Continue reading PODCAST PANDEMONIUM

DATING AFTER TRAUMA

Jennifer Kozak | Healing is not linear. It takes time, authenticity, patience, and being kind to yourself. Does that mean that an individual should not date until they are completely healed? No. Of course not. Human beings deserve to be loved in a way that is honest, safe, and respected. Unfortunately, acts of violence against women have been happening globally for generations. While both men … Continue reading DATING AFTER TRAUMA