Arts & Life
Crossing your boundaries

Crossing your boundaries

When you decide it’s time for a night of dancing, you must first choose a suitable venue for such an occasion. You don’t always know what type of music you will be moving your body to later in the evening. While you usually have a rough idea in your mind and you may...

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1984 speaks to 2015

1984 speaks to 2015

George Orwell was more than just a brilliant author and enticing storyteller. If you’ve been paying attention to Canadian politics lately, it appears Orwell also had the power to see into the future. In his ground breaking novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Orwell tells the...

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Music trends in 2015

Music trends in 2015

Whether you happen to be a hater or a lover of the changing trends in our music – it doesn’t matter, because they won’t be going anywhere, anytime soon. What is a trend? The word “trend” is defined as a “general course” or “veering in a new direction.” Trends are the...

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Dinner with Andre a feast

Dinner with Andre a feast

Did your grandpa ever read stories to you when you were young? Or maybe he even made up his own stories and told them to you. These stories, either read or made up, are some of the best story experiences we had as kids. In Louis Malle’s My Dinner with Andre, the main...

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Ideal music, at the perfect moment

Ideal music, at the perfect moment

Picking the correct playlist of tunes for a wonderful night of partying requires painstaking research and diligent planning. Selecting certain tracks to be played at specific times will affect the mood and energy of a room. It’s amazing how this process can make such...

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Hack your brain for studying

Hack your brain for studying

Midterms are on the horizon! So are finals, for that matter. Are you sure you’re absorbing all of that knowledge you’re shelling out the big bucks for? Use these science-backed study hacks to improve your learning success. Create a staggered study schedule Do you...

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SkiiTour carves a trail

SkiiTour carves a trail

For Tim Livingstone and Dave Rollie (better known by their stage name SkiiTour) the past four years have been as exciting as the ski hills they’re used to hitting in their hometown of Whistler, BC. After undergoing name changes and gaining a loyal fan base, the duo...

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Managing stress for success

Managing stress for success

Exams … assignments due … projects … group work … financial concerns … it can all add up to a lot of stress. Stress is your body’s reaction to over-stimulation. A certain amount of stress is normal and necessary but too much can be counterproductive. There are two...

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Not coke … but cocoa

Not coke … but cocoa

We live in a world that is always changing, rearranging and exchanging. Therefore you shouldn’t be surprised when you find an upgraded equivalent of your favourite product, used for other purposes by a different country. Think about it. Nintendo used to have the game...

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