The Impact of Fast Fashion

Think about your Instagram feed for a second: Have you posted any 2 pictures wearing the same  outfit? Chances are you haven’t, but it is not your fault. This is the effect of a trend that has seen rapid growth…

Why Asian Fishing Is Harmful (Coming from an Asian)

Whenever Asians speak out about Asian fishing in media, we’re always shut down and gaslit into not wanting to speak up again, especially in the media. Though the Black Lives Matter movement is still very important and equally racially awakening…

The Casualness of Racism

Ironic isn’t it, the words casualness and racism are in one sentence. Unfortunately, “casual” racism is quite common.  In some cases, racism is often simply laughed over and considered a joke, although it should not be funny in any way,…

Why Do Students Not Want to Participate in School Activities?

This year will be the second time I’ve been enrolled in a Leadership class. I had taken it last year during Covid but due to the full online environment, I think it’s fair to assume that nobody was really interested…

Academic Validation and the Student Struggle

Everyone wants to feel accepted by those around them. Whether it’s someone complimenting a drawing that you spent a lot of time on or recognizing the effort you put into your outfit one day. It makes us feel special when…

Literacy Test Comeback

By now most high school students are aware that the OSSLT or Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test is back. This test will be a requirement for all grade 10, 11, and non-graduating grade 12 students, however, there is an exception…

Can There be Bad Tastes in Music?

Music has been the talk of many for eons. For over 35,000 years we’ve found comfort in the methodic rhythms and charming melodies of both old and new songs — though while we’ve had these sounds in our bones for…

The Bermuda Triangle Debunked

In the North Atlantic Ocean between Miami, Puerto Rico, and Bermuda, there lies a region known as the Bermuda Triangle, an area known for many strange disappearances of aircrafts and ships, like Flight 19 for example. On December 5th, 1945,…

How COVID-19 Has Affected School Activities

Pre-Covid, activities would be held in-person face-to-face. Due to Covid restrictions, Grade 9s and 10s wouldn’t be able to meet new people in person, that they didn’t share a class with. Student Activities Council (SAC) has made it so Grade…