Saturday, February 24, 2018

Columns

Unpacking the Bags: The joy and sadness of leaving your country

January 24, 2018 by Renata Silva, contributing writer  
Filed under January 24, 2018, Columns

It’s normal to have classes full of international students in Canada. It is not strange to listen to several languages ​on the streets and interact with many different cultures in a classroom. But what makes so many people choose to leave their countries? Most international students come in search of something they could not find […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: The road ahead looks promising for Vainglory

January 24, 2018 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under January 24, 2018, Columns

With Vainglory’s biggest update on the horizon, developers Super Evil Megacorp recently released a roadmap for the game’s future. The release focuses on January and February, when they plan to release their 5V5 mode globally. The company started off by outlining what changes we can expect in the next update, which they predict will hit […]

Mind Matters: It’s time to talk about stigma

January 24, 2018 by Cindy Peckham, contributing writer  
Filed under January 24, 2018, Columns

An estimated one in five people will be diagnosed with a mental illness at some point in their life. Maybe it will be a friend, or a loved one, or the person next to you on the bus. Maybe it will be you. Nobody knows for sure what causes mental illness; the best-educated theories point […]

Calculated Thought: Get ready for tax season

January 24, 2018 by Sean Annable, contributing writer  
Filed under January 24, 2018, Columns

A new year is upon us, and that means it’s what we call in the accounting business “busy season.” Students, workers, and businesses all need to get their affairs in order to keep things legit with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Much is changing, and below is a primer to get you updated with tax […]

Calculated Thought: Corporate tax changes get a reboot

January 8, 2018 by Sean Annable, contributing writer  
Filed under January 10, 2018, Columns

After public outcry, the proposed changes to how corporations are taxed in Canada have been redrafted in hopes of simplifying the contentious updates. The most debated issue was the practice of business owners structuring their corporation to have family members as shareholders and pay them dividends, spreading income across the family to reduce taxes, a […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: It’s time for an organized esports draft

January 8, 2018 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under January 10, 2018, Columns

With all of the changes being made in the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS), and with the Overwatch League (OWL) kicking off this month, it’s no surprise that there are a slew of names out there in esports right now that viewers aren’t familiar with. In any sport, rookies are one of the biggest […]

Unpacking the Bags: Old new challenges

January 8, 2018 by Renata Silva, contributing writer  
Filed under January 10, 2018, Columns

The arrival of a new semester brings new challenges: different subjects, new teachers, and new classmates. However, we know that some school situations will always be similar. We’ll have group projects, quizzes, deadlines, and demanding teachers. As much as the classes change, the routine is the same. With that in mind, it’s very common for […]

Mind Matters: Resolution rebound

January 8, 2018 by Cindy Peckham, contributing writer  
Filed under January 10, 2018, Columns

Well, with the holidays swiftly behind us and the first week of school in session, many of us are knee-deep in our new year’s resolutions. Sadly, a lot of us won’t manage to keep them. But don’t fret: if you’re one of those people, you’re in good company. The majority of people don’t keep their […]

Calculated Thought: Don’t disregard cryptocurrencies

November 29, 2017 by Sean Annable, contributing writer  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Columns

Bitcoin’s rise in worth from pennies to thousands of dollars has analysts calling it a bubble, and maybe it is. The price behaviour of these digital tokens is interesting and is being chalked up mostly to speculative demand. But, to echo my previous written sentiments, it’s the technology—specifically, the technology behind Ethereum’s blockchain and virtual […]

The Bi-weekly Gamer: Vainglory the perfect mobile MOBA

November 29, 2017 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under November 29, 2017, Columns

Vainglory is a mobile-exclusive multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA)-style game like League of Legends or Dota 2, but, unlike those two, Vainglory is limited to three-on-three matches. I’ve been looking for something new to play on my phone. I wanted something outside of traditional “pick up and go” mobile games, and I also wanted something […]

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