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Editorial—The Triage of Liberty

We’re back, and what did we come back into? At the moment I’m writing this, former vice-president, Joe Biden has the lead in four of the six states left uncalled, with the current voting trend favoring him. Upcoming remain the court battles, and then, if we allow the cynic in me full reign, the real… Read more »

Women of Interest—Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020) spent five decades fighting all manners of inequality and changed the world in far too many ways to be included in this short article.  Ginsburg was nominated by President Bill Clinton as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States in 1993 and held the position until her… Read more »

The Creative Spark—How Not to Fail at School

If you’re struggling at university, rest assured that many students with amazing potential also struggle.  And I know you have amazing potential.  We all do.  But we also all have setbacks that could lead to failure.  A high potential student might have a learning disability, a track record of underperformance, life challenges, or any other… Read more »

Separation of Art from the Artist

Recent attempts to redress historical societal injustices through grassroots social movements and convictions of high profile individuals reveal a move toward the creation of a more inclusive society; one in which the lives of those historically silenced are now being increasingly heard.  The attempts to rewrite often inaccurate and offensive narratives that surround many communities… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Villa Charities Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  Villa Charities Foundation Deadline:  June 30, 2020 Potential payout:  $2500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, be registered in a full-time undergrad program at an accredited  Canadian university or college, have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and have an interest in Italian… Read more »

Homemade is Better—Spaghetti and Meatballs

Happy belated Mother’s Day to all of you Mother’s out there. I realize its after the fact in saying this, but I made sure to remember to honour my wife, albeit some of it last minute.  As a chef I used to work would say, “typical male.” For Mother’s Day we made sure that my… Read more »