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A Thousand Farewells

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March 1st, 2013

One of our journalism assignments this semester was to read Nahlah Ayed’s autobiographical book “A Thousand Farewells”, a gritty account of Ayed’s life and career. We see her experiences of going from a childhood in a quaint house in Winnipeg to growing up in a refugee camp in the middle east. We see some racism […]

How About That Weather, eh?

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January 22nd, 2013

Let me state the obvious: it’s cold outside. Really cold. I think it’s impacting us a little more this year because it’s been over 600 days since it was last this freaking cold. It’s that cold period where it doesn’t matter how long you idle your vehicle, you’ll still be taking a 15-minute zip across […]

The Many Things You Can’t Do Without Hot Water

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September 27th, 2012

As a homeowner, one of the many joys you’ll probably have to deal with unexpectedly is your hot water tank dying. Such is what happened to me yesterday while I was at school, but luckily it didn’t flood the basement. I mean, we had a good sized puddle but it could’ve been worse, so I’ll […]