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“Overthinking: Am I Doing Enough? Or, Too Much?”

“Overthinking: Am I Doing Enough? Or, Too Much?”

We all have had a lot to think about in 2020.  We are all juggling classes, work, extra-curricular activities, clubs, mental and physical health, and human connection while staying extremely cautious about our outings since the pandemic outbreak. The combination of all these stresses could cause us to feel overwhelmed—I know I felt that.  In...
Podcasts To Listen When You Don’t Have Time

Podcasts To Listen When You Don’t Have Time

Source: Photo by Mohammad Metri on Unsplash. October is the month of stress for post-secondary students. You could be facing midterm exams and papers in addition to working during the long-weekend or preparing for Thanksgiving dinners with family and friends. While it seems there is never a dull moment, you barely have time to give...
Musical Escapism: The (Cheap) Stress Relief You Need

Musical Escapism: The (Cheap) Stress Relief You Need

Source: (Edited) Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash. If you haven’t noticed online, musical artists, including Alison Wonderland at Digital Mirage and Lollapalooza, Porter Robinson and his Secret Sky Festival, and LIONE for League of Legends Mid-Season Cup (2020), continue to perform even with social distancing measures in place. While almost every industry suffers from...
Storytelling: The Skill Everyone Needs

Storytelling: The Skill Everyone Needs

Source: (Edited) Photo by Roman Bozhko on Unsplash. Sometimes we overlook the value of storytelling skills. I am guilty of this when I thought stories only existed in books, comics, manga, music, television shows, and films. We hear, tell, and share stories every time we communicate with someone. Whether if it is in our personal...
What Should We Do with Henry’s Freedom Box?

What Should We Do with Henry’s Freedom Box?

We need to persevere, like Henry, to fight for a world where we can all live comfortably without the fear of being oppressed by each other.
Coping with an Alien Lifestyle

Coping with an Alien Lifestyle

UNCERTAINTY. ALIEN. COPE. Three words float continuously in Lilith Iyapo’s mind when she awakens in a living alien ship: uncertainty, alien, and cope. She struggles to adjust to her new housemates, the Oankali, who claims to have rescued the “best” humans from earth to preserve humanity after a nuclear world war. You may be wondering,...