Editorial: Reflections on 2020

Photo Credit: Ryoji Iwata on Unsplash. I feel like it has been a decade, if not longer, since we raised our glasses to ring in the new year. Believe it or not, we have only just passed the halfway point of this tumultuous year. It is hard to quantify the grief and...

Mike Babcock goes full circle after being named head coach at USask

Photo Credit: MacKenzie Gerry    Well that was unexpected. After spending the past 17 seasons coaching in the NHL, former Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock has been named the head coach of the University of Saskatchewan’s men’s hockey team. The news, first...

My thoughts on the Texas crisis

Photo Credit: Pete Alexopoulos via Unsplash   The news out of Texas last week was coming in fast and furious. So I figured, now that the situation has settled in large part, it would help if I summed up the situation and provided my thoughts on what happened....

To All The Boys: Always and Forever is good but not great

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com   Maybe it’s a sign that I’m getting old and cynical, but I found myself rolling my eyes at To All The Boys: Always and Forever.    Don’t get me wrong, it’s a sweet movie and the two leads remain as charming and well cast as...

St. Catharines has moved into the Grey-Lockdown level of the Ontario COVID-19 Response Framework

Photo Credit: Matt Seymour via Unsplash   Following the recent provincial announcement that the Niagara Region will enter the Grey-Lockdown level of the Ontario COVID-19 Response Framework, the City of St. Catharines has changed what businesses are allowed to...
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    • COVID-19 to cause increase in national food prices

      COVID-19 to cause increase in national food prices

      Photo Credit: Melanie Lim via Unsplash   While it’s been said countless times, 2020 was not the year anyone expected it would be. As much of the world focused on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many other national issues – like the issue of food affordability and...

      The case for drug decriminalization

      The case for drug decriminalization

      Photo Credit: Gras Grun via Unsplash   While the results of the US elections have been overshadowed (and for good reason) by the pro-Trump insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol Building, there were some important things to come of the November election that...

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    • To All The Boys: Always and Forever is good but not great

      To All The Boys: Always and Forever is good but not great

      Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com   Maybe it’s a sign that I’m getting old and cynical, but I found myself rolling my eyes at To All The Boys: Always and Forever.    Don’t get me wrong, it’s a sweet movie and the two leads remain as charming and well cast as...

      Cure the midterm blues with a new music roundup

      Cure the midterm blues with a new music roundup

      Photo Credit: Joseph Gonzalez via Unsplash   Rest in Peace to reading week. It always seems to fly by so quickly. We’re nearing the final weeks of the semester and it’s going to be a grind to get through. Tossing a couple new songs on your playlist can keep...

      Bridgerton is a must-watch series this reading week

      Bridgerton is a must-watch series this reading week

      Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com   I love Bridgerton... there is just no other way to say it. Simply put, Bridgerton makes me want to travel back in time and live as part of the Bridgerton family in 1813. This Netflix hit is scandalous, risque, endearing, emotional...

      Semler gives Queer Christianity a voice with Preacher’s Kid

      Semler gives Queer Christianity a voice with Preacher’s Kid

      Photo Credit: Edward Cisneros via Unsplash   Every once in a while, there’s an album that changes you.    I suspect that Preacher’s Kid is going to be that album for a lot of people. It’s deeply personal and heartfelt while still speaking to a wide audience....

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    • Sidelines: this week in sports

      Sidelines: this week in sports

      Photo Credit: Tim Gouw via Unsplash     As I sit writing this with over a foot of snow on the ground and much more currently falling, Spring Training is here! Pitchers and catchers for all 30 major league clubs have now officially reported to Spring...