Danica Teng

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    Re-configuring socialization in quarantine

    Social distancing and self-quarantine may not be what many expected for 2020. People are advised to keep their distance from others and...

    Women writers and their pen names

    “Literature cannot be the business of a woman's life, and it ought not to be.” After Charlotte Brontë sent her...

    Susan Ksiezopolski on the power of writing in communities

    Writing can often be a personal and individual experience, but award-winning writer Susan Ksiezopolski recently spoke to UTM’s Professional Writing and Communication program on...

    Coronavirus effects on entertainment

    The coronavirus outbreak—now named COVID-19—has filled the new year with despair. Just entering the third month of 2020, the virus had 93,090 confirmed cases...

    The cast of Friends is reuniting

    It’s been almost 16 years since Friends aired its series finale—“The Last One Part 2.” The popular television series thrived for ten seasons until the...

    The hardships of the K-Pop industry

    People often like to get lost in music. We like the way it makes us feel. We like the creators and the talent. Not...

    Weathering with You tugs heartstrings

    “The sky’s a deeper unknown world than the sea.” Under the heavy Tokyo rain, there’s a story of a boy and...

    Film censorship harms artistic integrity

    Cinema is a shared art. Films can travel from one place all the way to another on the opposite end of the Earth. Though...

    Romanticism and You

    Hello, you. Do you ever wonder who sees what you post online? Do you ever wonder how much someone can find out about...

    On Baby Yoda

    Before the start of a new decade, the end of 2019 brought us the next big meme. Pictures of “Baby Yoda,” The Child...

    Home Alone (1990)

    What happens when you put one kid, one big house, and two clumsy burglars together? A Christmas classic. Home...

    Doctor Sleep is a must-see sequel

    It was only last month that I wrote a review on Stephen King’s The Shining (1980), but much like Jack Torrance with an axe,...

    Hollywood is dishonouring the dead

    People often idolize actors and actresses, so even if we’ve never known them personally, it still hurts when they pass away. We mourn...

    Film diversity is needed

    Cinema has lived through time in constant evolution. Films open paths to different worlds and incite excitement with the stories they tell. Since...

    The age of reboots appeals to nostalgia

    Every now and then, the world seems to dwell on the past. People start to miss the little things, like our favourite TV...

    Beetlejuice (1988)

    October is essentially synonymous with Halloween and gives me an excuse to re-watch my favourite Halloween classics. Every year, I...

    The Tablo Podcast

    We share the Earth with billions of other people, so it’s not surprising that we might not get along with everyone. Although many may...

    THE SHINING (1980)

    After watching the sequel of Stephen King’s IT in theatres, I wanted to revisit one of King’s most iconic stories: The Shining.

    UTM students participate in banner workshop

    The Blackwood Gallery in conjunction with Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative held a banner-making workshop outside the CCT building in preparation for the upcoming global climate...

    Alegria: A transcendental performance

    The circus is officially in town. By Toronto’s waterfront, the renowned Cirque du Soleil has made Ontario Place its home...

    Re-configuring socialization in quarantine

    Social distancing and self-quarantine may not be what many expected for 2020. People are advised to keep their distance from others and...

    Women writers and their pen names

    “Literature cannot be the business of a woman's life, and it ought not to be.” After Charlotte Brontë sent her...

    Susan Ksiezopolski on the power of writing in communities

    Writing can often be a personal and individual experience, but award-winning writer Susan Ksiezopolski recently spoke to UTM’s Professional Writing and Communication program on...

    Coronavirus effects on entertainment

    The coronavirus outbreak—now named COVID-19—has filled the new year with despair. Just entering the third month of 2020, the virus had 93,090 confirmed cases...

    The cast of Friends is reuniting

    It’s been almost 16 years since Friends aired its series finale—“The Last One Part 2.” The popular television series thrived for ten seasons until the...

    The hardships of the K-Pop industry

    People often like to get lost in music. We like the way it makes us feel. We like the creators and the talent. Not...

    Weathering with You tugs heartstrings

    “The sky’s a deeper unknown world than the sea.” Under the heavy Tokyo rain, there’s a story of a boy and...

    Film censorship harms artistic integrity

    Cinema is a shared art. Films can travel from one place all the way to another on the opposite end of the Earth. Though...

    Romanticism and You

    Hello, you. Do you ever wonder who sees what you post online? Do you ever wonder how much someone can find out about...

    On Baby Yoda

    Before the start of a new decade, the end of 2019 brought us the next big meme. Pictures of “Baby Yoda,” The Child...

    Home Alone (1990)

    What happens when you put one kid, one big house, and two clumsy burglars together? A Christmas classic. Home...

    Doctor Sleep is a must-see sequel

    It was only last month that I wrote a review on Stephen King’s The Shining (1980), but much like Jack Torrance with an axe,...

    Hollywood is dishonouring the dead

    People often idolize actors and actresses, so even if we’ve never known them personally, it still hurts when they pass away. We mourn...

    Film diversity is needed

    Cinema has lived through time in constant evolution. Films open paths to different worlds and incite excitement with the stories they tell. Since...

    The age of reboots appeals to nostalgia

    Every now and then, the world seems to dwell on the past. People start to miss the little things, like our favourite TV...

    Beetlejuice (1988)

    October is essentially synonymous with Halloween and gives me an excuse to re-watch my favourite Halloween classics. Every year, I...

    The Tablo Podcast

    We share the Earth with billions of other people, so it’s not surprising that we might not get along with everyone. Although many may...

    THE SHINING (1980)

    After watching the sequel of Stephen King’s IT in theatres, I wanted to revisit one of King’s most iconic stories: The Shining.

    Alegria: A transcendental performance

    The circus is officially in town. By Toronto’s waterfront, the renowned Cirque du Soleil has made Ontario Place its home...

    UTM students participate in banner workshop

    The Blackwood Gallery in conjunction with Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative held a banner-making workshop outside the CCT building in preparation for the upcoming global climate...
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