Review: Cafe Augusta The new James St. S-Augusta St. cafe is a must-try place for coffee lovers

The new James St. S-Augusta St. cafe is a must-try place for coffee lovers

Taking it to the textreme Why we need to talk more and text less
Mar24

Taking it to the textreme Why we need to talk more and text less

When it comes to texting, there are two kinds of people: those who reply right away, and those who don’t. I’m a pretty strong advocate of the former. I like to think replying in a timely manner, particularly when someone needs something from you, is the courteous thing to do. Sometimes, however, that isn’t the case. As much as I hate the archetypical teenager who’s glued to their phone in literally every family movie ever, it used to...

The four commandments of lecture hall etiquette There’s more to being a good student than just hitting the books. Consider these rules to become more respectful in lecture
Mar03

The four commandments of lecture hall etiquette There’s more to being a good student than just hitting the books. Consider these rules to become more respectful in lecture

Thou shalt not sit at the edge of the row Shimmying past a group of seated people is as difficult as an Olympic-grade obstacle course. You have to avoid knocking knees, impaling yourself against the back of the row in front of you and stepping on valuable belongings in the attempt to flail your way to an empty seat. All the while, you’re stiffly leaning forward and praying to God that your backpack won’t accidentally smack someone in...

Taking out the trash Loving the “Internet’s boyfriends” without shame
Feb25

Taking out the trash Loving the “Internet’s boyfriends” without shame

Increasingly referred to as the Internet’s new boyfriend, Oscar Isaac succeeds many of the most well beloved male stars before him. He joins the ranks of the magnificent Idris Elba, the gentleman of the decade Tom Hiddleston and perhaps the fairest of them all, Benedict Cumberbatch, whose ascent to fame was fuelled by his breakout role as everyone’s favourite sociopathic detective Sherlock Holmes. Most of us were introduced to Oscar...

Feline fatale On cats, love and loving cats
Feb11

Feline fatale On cats, love and loving cats

Valentine’s Day serves as an annual reminder that I will likely, one day, turn into a cat lady. This concerns me for a couple of reasons, the most important being that I despise cats. If their condescending, territorial stares aren’t enough to detract from their appeal, then consider that they’ve been known to eat their dead owners’ bodies. Valentine’s Day might incite oozing feelings of passion for some, flowery declarations of love...