Canucks: The enigma heading into the trade deadline

Vancouver Canucks right wing Zack Kassian photo by Elise Amendola/Associated Press

Not even Alan Turing can solve the Vancouver Canucks this year, as the team nobody expected much from is currently hanging on in a tight race towards the playoffs....

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Disney princesses can be role models, too…

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By Sharon Miki, Humour Editor Snow White as Indira Gandhi, the only woman to serve as Prime Minister of India and a real leader of people.    

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Mega-what? Preparing for the unknown

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With motion pictures such as The Impossible, and the upcoming movie San Andreas, popular culture is bringing science into homes around the world. Through adaptations such as these, the...

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Food for thought

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Over the last few years, I’ve had a relationship with food that seems perpetually in flux. When I was 17, I became a pescatarian because I read it was...

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From red carpet to area rug

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February 22 saw this year’s airing of the Oscars, and the stars were out in full force—and full regalia. For those of us who don’t need to own an...

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Artists in the Boro present art for the senses

(L to R) Dale Costanzo, Penny Cheng, Gillian Wright, Karen Justice, Joann Heringer, Jean Konkle; Photo by Cheryl Minns

From photographs to abstract paintings, simple sketches to glitzy mixed media, the Let Me Count the Ways exhibit by Artists in the Boro explores different types of love by...

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Douglas College to host 25th Career Exploration Fair

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Douglas College will once again be holding its bi-annual career fair at both campuses. The career fair is jointly presented by the Douglas College Alumni Association, Student Employment Centre,...

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Canucks: The enigma heading into the trade deadline

Vancouver Canucks right wing Zack Kassian photo by Elise Amendola/Associated Press

Not even Alan Turing can solve the Vancouver Canucks this year, as the team nobody expected much from is currently hanging on in a tight race towards the playoffs. It’s hard to tell how the Canucks will play heading down the stretch.

Friendly fire

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While some dub it as a masculine trait, others label it as immaturity. I’m speaking of the act of friendly insults: when we call our friends “losers,” “bitches,” or “idiots” for fun. Even though this type of interaction varies from friend circle to friend circle, and each cultural group reacts differently to name-callings and put-downs, we all have experienced friendly fire at one point or another.

Let taxes equal charities

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It’s hard to get excited about taxes. Like having someone reach into your pocket and take whatever they want, tax season often leaves us all feeling a little violated. But for as long as civilized living has existed, taxes have been constant and increasing. It’s clear today that if we want to continue living the Canadian life, we’ll need to pay taxes, and a lot of them.

Say yes to the transit

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A TransLink referendum across Greater Vancouver is in the works. The voting will commence on March 16 through a mail-in ballot available until May 29. The vote itself is on whether we should implement a 0.5 per cent increase to the PST in order to fund an $8-billion, 10-year transit plan.