Is it gambling?

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Everything about loot boxes is designed to get players to want to buy more, sometimes to the tune of hundreds of dollars.

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Please don’t overwork yourself

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You are going to have the rest of your adult life to overwork yourself, so slow down, relax, and have fun—while you still can.

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Athleisure is bullshit

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Athleisure has taken athletic clothing, which is great, and leisure clothing, which is fantastic, and turned them into a barely palatable mess of straps that I don’t know where...

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Report: Mental health issues rising on Canadian campuses

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“Better national data is needed to help ensure that evidence-based solutions are developed,” , Breaking Down Barriers: Mental Health and Canadian Post-Secondary Students report

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DSU to hold annual general meeting

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“We offer pizza,” Aran Armutlu, DSU director of finance

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Black is the new black

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I love when fashion has a purpose other than just “looking good.”

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New Year, ‘new’ me?

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We make resolutions to fix problems, so making resolutions inherently suggests you have a problem which you must resolve.

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‘The Sims 4’ sales skyrocket in Vancouver due to housing market prospects

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“ In The Sims 4, I own a house and my parents are actually proud of me while I go to school. Plus, I got killer abs and a...

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Canada officially names sarcasm as its third official language

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Trudeau then made the announcement in French, and then in Sarcasm, closing with, “I’m sooooo thrilled to be speaking about this today.”

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Poetry and activism in our city

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“What makes performing poetry as opposed to writing that’s only on the page is the sense of community you get from saying your poems to an audience.” –...

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Group art show reflects past, present, and future Douglas College community

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“Whether I’m teaching, I kind of lose myself in that. When I’m doing artwork, again, I’m totally focused on what I’m doing, and the rest of the world disappears.”...

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