College vs. University: Is One Better Than The Other?

For students, choosing which post-secondary pathway they want to go down is an integral part of planning their futures. Although there are several pathways from which to choose from, it’s commonly believed that university is the best option when looking…

Why Do Students Procrastinate?

Students are always told not to leave all their assignments to the very last minute. They’re warned that if they do so, they’ll be scrambling to finish before the deadline and end up submitting something that doesn’t reflect their best…

Spotify’s handling of Covid-19 Misinformation

Spotify has come under fire recently over concerns of Covid-19 misinformation spreading on its platform. These issues have always been around for social media companies like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking sites. Following the 2012 US election, Facebook…

Change for the Homeless in our Community

On Friday, November 26, 2021, Waterloo Regional By-law and Police destroyed the encampments of the homeless living at Charles and Stirling to evict them. People were reported to have been seen crying and holding one another while their homes and…

The Feeling of Time “Flying By”

March 2020. Blink. Summer of 2021. Blink. January 2022. Sound familiar?    Time might be marked in days, weeks, months, and years, but that doesn’t mean it feels as regular as it’s supposed to be. A common feeling as we…

An Anecdote of an Immigrant Kid and her Lost Childhood

Dear reader,   People often ask me why I joke all the time. It is because of something that happened to me seven years ago today. It was not traumatic, just an event that caused me to miss all out…

Lunar New Years For Vietnamese Culture

Tết, also known as Lunar New Year, is on February 1st, 2022. Tết celebrates the new year and the upcoming spring.  During this time, festivals are held and there, one can see dancing dragons, traditional foods, and music; it is…