Make It Work Twas a regular Saturday, and there I was procrastinating, minding my business watching season two of Netflix’s “Big Mouth’ and noticing how the hormone monsters show up at the worst possible times for these poor characters. I mean these kids will just be there doing normal thirteen-year-old stuff (like swearing 30 times … Continue reading Column: Really
Silent Killers With your head hung low and nowhere to go, You can’t explain this mysterious pain. It comes on so fast. How long will it last? Your heart is just pounding; your head starts to spin. Your palms start sweating; it’s merely the beginning. You’re uncontrollably crying. It feels like you’re dying. Your body … Continue reading Column: Really?
By Kateryna Didukh While mental health awareness may be becoming increasingly relevant and widely discussed, there's no single approach to overcoming and dealing with mental health challenges, that would be a right fit for everyone. To promote healing, one has to first discover what makes them bleed and find a personal path to overcoming it. … Continue reading Inner Peace Project: How free yoga classes for Edmonton youth raise mental health awareness
By Blanca Moreno Lady Vanessa Cardona is a spoken word poet, theatre professional, and activist whose work is empowered largely through marginalized voices. Her story and journey can be compared to a quote by the late Tupac “a rose that grew from concrete.” A story that is similar to the phoenix who rose from the … Continue reading Poetry to heal the soul
By Blanca Moreno When it comes to the saying "seeing is believing," people often take this too literally these days. Since the beginning of the 20th-century, people have begun rejecting the idea that there is a God that started everything we know. Flash forward to 2019, and we have too many different theories to choose … Continue reading The truth behind crystals
Between 2003 and 2012, Canada issued 64 Amber Alerts involving 73 abducted children. Of those, 70 were recovered and returned safely.
By Kateryna Didukh Where do you come from? A harmless question for many people, but with a potential to become slightly annoying and obnoxious when followed up with a more persistent “no, but where are you REALLY from?” – yet one that still holds so much power. Knowing your heritage and being connected to your … Continue reading Rebecca Pickard on reclaiming sexuality, kinship ties, and Métis heritage through visual art in Alberta
By Jordan Garcia From an outside perspective, esports can be seen as a concoction of child's play and wannabe competition. But it is seen as a classic blend of high-end skill and sporting future, according to those who are immersed in the community. And to many, that is worth paying attention to. "I keep a … Continue reading ‘Finger on the pulse’: The culture of esports reporting
By Jordan Garcia With esports leagues like The Overwatch League attempting to emulate traditional sports leagues to the highest extent, the question continues to rise: To what extent should critics be comparing esports to traditional sports? The argument can be made that the physical aspect of sports are what make the medium so unique, to … Continue reading Sports vs esports: Is there really an argument to be made?
By Christina Thompson Why don't you just go to therapy? Short answer, I'm poor. Also, the depression can't get you if you sleep...a lot. Now onto the real truth of the matter, many of us were taught to have unbreakable strength, phenomenal will, endurance as this has served generations before me in overcoming oppression, unfair … Continue reading Column: “Really?”