• Editorials
  • Why Christmas Should Be Forever

    Christmas presents
    Christmas presents.

    Candace Kim (12) | STAFF REPORTER

    Christmas, a day of celebration and gaiety, is just too short and the deliberation of the less fortunate should remain year-long for everyone around the world.

    Families all around the world are preparing to celebrate, arguably, the most well-known holiday, Christmas.… Read the rest

  • Editorials
  • Crystal healing: sham, or alternative?

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    One of the many crystals used in crystal healing.

    Wenzhe (Simon) Yu (9) | STAFF REPORTER

    Like other 21st-century alternative healing methods, crystal healing often calls upon strange concepts and practices around the world, except without scientific validation. Practitioners don’t really do much but simply place rocks onto bodies.Read the rest

  • Editorials
  • Has Black Friday lost its appeal?

     

    Black Friday 2017, Eaton Centre
    Black Friday 2017, Eaton Centre

    Mavis Wu (12) | STAFF REPORTER

    Last Friday, November 24th, was none other than Black Friday – a day where consumerism reaches its peak – people waking up at the crack of dawn to line up for first access to the year’s best deals, people getting run over trying to snatch the sale items, and altogether, just a chaotic, yet appealing day of buying, buying, and more buying.… Read the rest

  • Editorials
  • bilingualism, bilinguisme

    Bilingualism is a necessity

    Being bilingual is a valuable skill.

    Chelsea Wu (9) | STAFF REPORTER

    Bilingualism is the ability to speak two languages. It holds a special meaning in Canada as people can communicate with both the Canadian official languages: English and French.

    There are many advantages to learning a foreign language in both our everyday lives, as well as in the workforce.Read the rest

  • Editorials
  • The Magic of Movie Theatres

    Candace (12) | STAFF REPORTER

    Americans, in modern society, are becoming more reluctant in going to the movie theatre.

    It was surveyed that of the participants, 57% of Americans prefer to watch a movie at home. With increasing streaming sites like Netflix, that provide the benefit of enjoying a collection of movies right in the comfort of your home, it is an understandable choice.… Read the rest

  • Editorials
  • ‘Tis the Season

     

    Christmas tree ornaments.
    Christmas tree ornaments.

    Chelsea Wu (9) | STAFF REPORTER

    North Americans celebrate Christmas in an opulent manner every year and this year will be no exception.     

    Christmas has been celebrated for about 2000 years since 336 A.D. This is a day for Christians to celebrate the birth of Jesus on December 25th.Read the rest