Christmas Movies To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

It’s finally December, and with that, comes the routine of settling down to write final papers, study for exams, and finally catch up on those dreaded discussion posts. This Christmas is surely a different one (with some people even calling…

Freaky (2020) Review

In a more murderous take on the Freaky Friday trope, Christopher Landon’s 2020 film Freaky starring Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton tells the story of a teenage girl, Millie (Newton), who swaps bodies with the town’s serial killer. In this…

BOOK REVIEW: “Self-Love” by Dr. Devi B. Dillard-Wright

At its core, self-love is an unconditional acceptance of andvalue for yourself—body, mind, and soul. Confidence in your decisions, appreciation for your strengths and weaknesses, and care for your physical and mental needs are all part of loving yourself. Self…

Binge Watching on a Budget

As of this year, the trend of binge watching has become extremely popular. I myself am a victim of this phenomenon, watching entire seasons of shows like Daredevil, Our Planet, and Be Our Chef in two or three days. The…

A Pandemic Friendly Halloween

With an ongoing pandemic around every corner, and a requirement to wear masks every time we leave the house, it can be pretty hard to get into the holiday spirit. Here are a few ways to spend this Halloween! Carve…

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams: Review “A bona fide classic”

This is a powerful rendition of love, loss, hate and surrender which is portrayed through three dimensional characters with the plot set in post-war New Orleans. Miss Dubois is a “proper” lady of refined taste and mannerisms who seeks solitude…

Box Breathing Changed My Life, and It Can Change Yours, Too.

(Disclaimer: This is from my own perspective and my own experiences. Everyone is different, so this technique may not be what works best for you, which is totally okay!) Over the last two years, it seems like the world has…

“It’s All Good (Unless It’s Not)” – A guide to mental health for students, by a student

If there is one takeaway message I hope you get from this book, it’s that there are people in your life and on campus who care about you and are ready to help (even if you don’t know who they…

‘Healthy Fuel back to school in uncertain times’: A Holistic Nutritionist’s Perspective

Rhiannon Lytle is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, practising at a naturopathic clinic in Vancouver (Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre). She attended CSNN (Canadian School of Natural Nutrition), where she obtained her certification in the field, and as a holistic chef. When…

How Students Are Adapting To Online Learning

Following an incredibly tough winter semester consisting of the chaotic “Snowmageddon” and the rise of a global pandemic, students are back to classes after a restriction-filled summer – and having to adapt quickly to an entirely online education. For some,…