Opinion

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The Berlin Wall. The U.S.-Mexico border. The thick layer of insect repellent that lines the…

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Pet Peeve

I love stationery stores. I’ve loved them ever since I can remember. It comes as no surprise then that I browsed through about five of them while visiting my grandfather in Boston over American Thanksgiving weekend last November.

As I was walking through rows of letter paper, racks filled…

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My Trip to Holland

Part 1 in a series of 2: Despite my exhaustion, going to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht while handling a full-time conference at The Hague (all in one week) has undoubtedly been the best trip of my life. Holland, officially, is the best country in the world to visit.

The reason…

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Tongue-Lashings from T

At a loss for anything to rant about this month, I got thinking about the way students are treated in stores. I’m sure the “regular” student can relate to this, the LV toting, Tiffany’s tinkling amongst us, maybe not so much.

My own experiences in Montreal have been…

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And the Oscar Goes to

This past Sunday evening, February 27, gave way to Hollywood’s annual display of glitz and glamour, fashion and celebrities: the 77th annual Academy Awards. The evening was hosted by rampant and controversial stand-up comedian Chris Rock (more about him later).

The annual ceremony — Hollywood’s biggest event…

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Pre-emptive Hindsights

I recently got back from a three-day meditation course in Sutton, Quebec. It was a peaceful three days of quiet practice, isolated from the turmoil of daily life.

Upon return, I find that things always seem chaotic and fast-paced. People are agitated about this or that frivolity and…

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