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Toronto: The Rob Ford issue and why we have yet to reach media fatigue

As a writer and general follower of news and politics, I have naturally been interested in following the Rob Ford scandal. We are in day 20 of this 50-car wreck of a story and it seems that every time we … Continue reading

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COLUMN – WLU Symphony

Wilfrid Laurier University Symphony Orchestra had their Holiday concert on Nov. 27, and it was a night for soloists, Afendi Yusuf, clarinet, Sarah Gates, Saxophone and Sarah Whynot, piano were all on stage strutting their musical chops for the audience. … Continue reading

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$500,000 to save one life

Let me elaborate: There is a young man, Lucas Maciesza, who is suffering from a rare blood disorder where his red blood cells are being destroyed. Less than 10 people in Ontario have this disorder, and there is only one … Continue reading

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HUMOUR COLUMN – Cats

I’m sitting at my computer, praying for inspiration to come to me, when I hear scuffling, and notice a little white paw curling up under my door. One of the cats is trying to get into my room. Generally, the … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day disgust.

This isn’t a story from the news, but i feel that it is important to bring it to light on this blog. It loosely has to do with rights, but it mostly has to do with outright ignorance and rudeness. … Continue reading

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Omar Khadr’s extradition

On Oct. 25, 2010, Omar Khadr pleaded guilty to throwing the grenade that killed an American soldier eight years ago. His goal was actually to “Kill many Americans” with his act of terrorism. He has spent his incarceration becoming more … Continue reading

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COLUMN- The colonel’s clothes

A man in a pink bikini graced the front of the newspaper Tuesday morning. His steely gaze almost penetrates through the picture and into your own heart. The swimsuit is one taken from the scene of the countless crimes he … Continue reading

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