HOCO and Hedonism

The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde is a novel that meditates on the nature of hedonism, a philosophical principle in which sensual pleasure is valued above morality. The protagonist of the story, Dorian, marvels over the transient nature of his life when he sees his portrait, whose beauty, unlike his own, will last... Continue Reading →

My First USC Elections Experience

As a first year student, the USC elections were, at first, completely foreign to me. The only part of the process I truly understood was that a new president of the University Students’ Council would be elected along with councillors representing various faculties. I thought to myself, “Maybe this will just be like high school.... Continue Reading →

Ten Books to Read Over Your Winter Break

Is your mind saturated from reading too many textbooks? Kick back and refresh your mind with these ten great books over your winter break. This reading list was recommended by Jane Ciabattari writing for the BBC Culture Report. James Lee Burke, House of the Rising Sun Burke, named a ‘grand master’ by the Mystery Writers... Continue Reading →

Bus Surfing for Dummies

Is the cold weather getting you down? Dreaming of a sunny day at the beach? Here is an easy solution to all your November blues. BUS SURFING! This is a how-to guide for this simple and fun sport. In no time at all, you can become a bus surfing pro! STEP 1: Ditch walking to... Continue Reading →

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