Apps I Couldn’t Live Without

App advertisements and promotions can be extremely annoying. I have spent time, data, and sometimes even money, downloading apps that end up being a complete waste. Whether they are out of date, offer “in-app purchases”, or simply do not live up to their description promises, the feeling of disappointment is awful. So, here is my... Continue Reading →

The Joys of Fanfiction

Pretty much everyone nowadays has an opinion on fanfiction. Fanfiction are stories written using the universe and characters from a book, movie, play, game, or television show. I enjoy reading them, and to a certain extent, I enjoy reading them more than actual books. Have you ever watched a television show, and wished you could... Continue Reading →

What’s the big deal anyway?

A few months ago the internet blew up in outrage at Kylie Jenner’s braids. They threw around a terms like “cultural appropriation” and “racism” and the sudden attention to a historical problem took me by surprise. So what exactly is cultural appropriation? Cultural appropriation occurs when someone adopts a practise or style from a different... Continue Reading →

Be the Eternal Optimist

It’s so easy to be negative. If you look hard enough, there’s always something imperfect you can point out. But believe it or not, this can work both ways. Even in the darkest of times, there’s still even a smidgen of light at the end of the tunnel. Your mind is a lot more powerful... Continue Reading →

Problematizing & The Trap of Assumptions

Common sense: noun. Sound practical judgment that is independent of specialized knowledge, training, or the like; normal native intelligence.      Let's think about this for a minute. What is "normal"? Who gets to decide what it is? How do we determine what is "normal" in today's society? If something is common, does that make it... Continue Reading →

Awesome Comebacks

Although the Blue Jays did not quite manage to pull off another comeback last week, you can still enjoy some of history’s best (verbal) comebacks by reading my article! Let us start off with my personal favorite. 1. Winston Churchill vs. Lady Aster Lady Aster: “If I was your wife, sir, I would poison your... Continue Reading →

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