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Culture Lifestyle

Avoiding the Big-Box Shopping this Christmas

As someone who loves shopping and going to the mall, you would never take me as the person to say that I would much rather do my Christmas shopping in small-town Ontario.

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Culture Lifestyle

Online Dating Versus Twitter

We’ve all been there – that REALLY lonely stage in life. You just broke up with your significant other, and now what? It’s too early to start serious dating again, but not too soon to mingle. Okay, I admit it: I found myself lost amid the myriad faces of online dating, but often times I […]

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Politics

One Canadian’s Perspective on the US Presidential Election

Since I had the right to vote, I have viewed politics from afar. Politics have never really interested me in the least, mainly because I observed it as run-around and empty promises. I have found it hard to follow, or keep interested in laws and bills, campaigns or slam ads. Politics is just not my […]

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Arts

Musical Cues in Film Aren’t Necessary

Music is a very important and evident aspect of film. Musical cues in films help the audience to feel a certain way, whether it is happy or sad with sappy violins or pianos, alerts of upcoming danger with sharp and eerie notes, or signals the end of a film by playing upbeat Top 40 songs.

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Arts Books Fashion

Style A to Zoe: A Fashion Book Review

I have never thought of myself, by any means, as a fashionista. However, I do like to keep up with what the latest styles, trends and “it” whatevers are. I never identified with one style icon, but rather took aspects from different women in the fashion and entertainment world that stood out to me.