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Glorifying mental illness

When I was in grade nine, I had my very first anxiety attack. A coil of panic squeezed my chest so hard  I thought it would burst. Nausea churned within me. I felt hot and light, but also chilled and heavy. My head was floating in space, but traveled way too close to the blistering sun.

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It’s time to talk, like really talk

We all know at least one girl who has declared that she “hates girls,” usually followed by a rolling of the eyes or an indignant sigh. We all have. And at one point or another we’ve all been that girl. For a brief moment, we all lost ourselves in the refreshing attention of guy friends,

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What the sports?

The NHL season has finally started. Between the end of the playoffs and start of the season, the air is just not the same in Canada. It’s almost as if there is a void that needs filling. The season began Oct. 4 with a bang. Toronto smoked the Winnipeg Jets 7-2 in what turned out to

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The hate you give

It’s the people who don’t recognize the racism within themselves that can be the most damaging because they don’t see it. -Sterling K. Brown I’ve been saying it today, I said it yesterday and I’ll say it until the cows come home and the pigs fly and my mother loses it. Alberta is in the

What’s your beef?

This week my beef is a little more serious. I have a beef with people who think they are entitled to end strangers’ lives. Last Sunday, Stephen Paddock ended the lives of 58 people and forever changed countless more. No one will ever know what truly drove Paddock to do this senseless act. I’ve never understood

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Washington Nationals season preview

The post season for the Washington Nationals is coming up and I am very excited to see how they finish. Last season the Nationals sadly lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLDS (National League Divisional Series), which was a very close three games to two. This season, the Nationals started off very strong

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The hunt for the stars

The universe is full of an endless amount of amazing sights and astrology has taken my attention in the last few years. From watching the Big Dipper rotate around the sky, to straining my eyes seeking out a shooting star, I love to spend hours just lying under the stars and attempting to photograph what

What’s your beef?

This week my beef lies with a simple body part: the knee. The knee is something that has allowed people to live out their lives in freedom and happiness. But recently, the knee has been surrounded with backlash and protest. Over the past few weeks, many sports teams and athletes have kneeled during the U.S. national

Living the dream

With the NBA season set to kick off in a couple of short weeks, I am providing my thoughts on the newest marvel that is the “Super team.” When I was watching basketball growing up, it was simply fantastic. Many of the teams were similar in skill, which lead to very tightly contested games and

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