English folk singer-songwriter Frank Turner performs alongside the Arkells
Feb16

English folk singer-songwriter Frank Turner performs alongside the Arkells

Frank Turner is no stranger to the stage. He began touring at the age of 16. Following his attendance at the London School of Economics, he developed a proclivity for history and spent four years as the vocalist for post-hardcore band Million Dead until its dissolution. The English folk singer-songwriter and punk troubadour opened with The Sleeping Souls, for Arkells homecoming concert. Despite his transition from punk rock to folk in...

Family matters at the Cameron House 1960s-inspired band of brothers, Ferraro, discuss their family’s historic Toronto concert venue
Feb16

Family matters at the Cameron House 1960s-inspired band of brothers, Ferraro, discuss their family’s historic Toronto concert venue

By: Vanessa Polojac Located in downtown Toronto, the Cameron House has been a famous cultural centre and venue for up-and-coming Canadian talent the past 30 years. Back in 1981, a hotel on the edge of Queen Street West was turned into Toronto’s famed music and arts pub, the Cameron House by Paul Stannella, Herb Tookey and Anne Marie Ferraro. Since then, the venue has received performances by the Barenaked Ladies, Blue Rodeo, The...

Weekly comic run-down Feb. 10, 2017  The women of DC Comics take centre stage this week as both Wonder Woman and Batwoman get new releases
Feb10

Weekly comic run-down Feb. 10, 2017 The women of DC Comics take centre stage this week as both Wonder Woman and Batwoman get new releases

By: Hess Shalollbey Detective Comics: Rise of the Batmen Writer: James Tynion IV   Artist: Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez How would batman pass on the torch to the next generation? We see the answer to that question in Detective Comics where Batman recruits a team of protégés to help him defend Gotham City. This team of crime fighters includes Red Robin, Spoiler and the former villain, Clayface as they go...

Hamilton born and McMaster raised, The Bandicoots plan for a busy 2017 Home grown indie-rock outfit balance studies, concerts and upcoming EP
Feb09

Hamilton born and McMaster raised, The Bandicoots plan for a busy 2017 Home grown indie-rock outfit balance studies, concerts and upcoming EP

By: Vanessa Polojac The Bandicoots took their haunting bass-driven sounds and low vocals to another sold-out show at Baltimore House. The quartet, all native Hamiltonians, hope to focus their efforts on another year of local shows, and their upcoming EP. Despite only forming in 2014, Justin Ross (guitar & vocals), Lorant Polya (bass), Andrew Parkinson (drums) and Nicolai Kozel (guitar) have made themselves a household name across...

Made with Luv Becky Sutherland finds herself asking how big her baking company can get and how big she wants it to
Feb09

Made with Luv Becky Sutherland finds herself asking how big her baking company can get and how big she wants it to

In the beginning Becky Sutherland can trace her love of baking back to two key influences: her mother and her independent nature. The youngest of five by the margin of six years, Sutherland was self-reliant from an early age. “I always had a thing in me that I wanted to do something on my own, and seeing my mom in the kitchen all the time just made me feel inspired. I wanted to do the things that she was doing.” Sutherland’s ambition...

Social anxiety and my second school year Learning to live with social anxiety through the most difficult undergraduate year
Feb09

Social anxiety and my second school year Learning to live with social anxiety through the most difficult undergraduate year

By: Hafsa Sakhi I confess: second year was lonely. I saw the university campus as intimidating and developed social anxiety. I would spend my time outside of class huddled in a corner with my laptop, feeling incredibly isolated. I viewed campus life as something I could never be a part of, overanalyzing social interaction to the point where I separated myself from the friends I promised to keep in touch with. When I entered first...