Every winter, I look out my window on snowy days and see something deeply disturbing: people running.
Yes, I’m talking about people who run outside in three inches of snow, on icy sidewalks and in -20 C weather. (You know who you are.)Read More
Being a university student is tough: the late nights, early mornings and endless assignments. Sometimes, we need an extra bit of support to guide us through the worst of it. Here are a few tips on how not to fail university.Read More
Staff members at gyms across Canada are breathing a sigh of relief as more and more people give up their resolutions to become better people and improve their lives. “It’s finally that time of year when the daily stresses of life prevent people from fulfilling their exercise goals” says GoodLife staff member Daniel Bateman. “We aren’t used to the…Read More
A new generation of influencers has taken over social media. “Baby influencers,” usually under 18 months, are young, fresh and social media savvy. From fashion posts, daily vlogs, to unique political commentary, little boys and girls as young as five months are developing online brands for themselves, attracting thousands of fans. As follower count rises,…Read More
Halloween isn’t just about candy anymore. For a university student, the occasion usually means debates over cultural appropriation, objectifying costumes and different forms of drunken adolescent debauchery. Most of the general population, and heaven forbid, even the wokest among us have forgotten one of the most important and contentious issues surrounding Halloween: pet costumes. Let me make…Read More
Anyone who spends time on the internet has seen the memes. “All horse girls are now either on drugs, whores or Taylor Swift stans,” quoth Twitter user @jonofyfe. all horse girls are now either on drugs, whores, or Taylor swift stans — ً (@jonofyfe) September 7, 2018 Also from Twitter: “Horse girls were actually a pentagon experiment they were…Read More
Living off campus is a culture shock compared to living in residence, but vital to becoming a fully functional adult. Making friends is hard, it’s even harder when everyone is new. First-year students are all trying to find where they fit in, and when people live off-campus for first year, it can be more difficult to seek out their place…Read More