The Curtain Call for St. Laurent

Regulars to their set would call it one Montreal’s best live acts. This October, however, the music group Kalmunity met a harsh critic – the police. After a decade of performances, their modest weekly act was deemed too raucous for the Plateau borough, earning them a hefty fine at Les…

25 Nov 2:00 PM 23 Read More...

Check Yourself... And Your Facts

It’s okay to be a little boring, if you can back yourself up.
I know we history students may seem somewhat tedious. But you know what? We tell the truth. Historical argument is based in verifiable fact. Unfortunately, facts seem to be at an all-time low in our…

13 Nov 1:55 PM 23 Read More...

Inquiring Minds Want to Know (Too Much)

It’s time to tell Big Brother Zuckerberg, ‘Do Not Track.’ While Edward Snowden highlighted the lengths to which Washington (and maybe Ottawa) has violated our privacy, Silicon Valley has been doing the same for years. Major technology companies have built elaborate tracking and analysis systems into their products, violating…

20 Sep 7:22 PM 1 Read More...

A Chemical Time-Bomb

Call it skill or call it an early Passover miracle, military considerations precipitated the historic snap decision to restore ties between Israel and Turkey during Obama’s trip to the Middle East.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, self-admittedly persuaded by Obama, held the “crisis in Syria” as the “central…

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Can Console Gaming Survive?

The details on Sony’s latest generation video game system, the PlayStation 4, and its competitor, Microsoft’s new Xbox, haven’t been fully released. It is clear, however, from patent applications, to analyst speculation, that these new devices will shake up the way the public consumes games in much…

28 Feb 8:33 AM 2 Read More...