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    Halloween through the (Dark) Ages

    The word “Halloween” comes from the Catholic Church. It’s a contraction of “All Hallows Even”, that is, the night before All Saints’ Day, a day for the observance of saints, held on November 1.

    10 secrets to success

    Don’t flunk out. This is a little obvious, but really, humankind has accomplished many much more difficult things than getting a bachelor’s degree.

    Can’t just have one

    Addictions are all about lack of control. A person who is not an addict is in complete control of what they do (e.g., not buying a pair of shoes) while the addiction is in control of the addict.

    Goodbye Lullaby – Avril Lavigne

    Goodbye Lullaby—Avril Lavigne    ★ ★ ★ Avril Lavigne has been on the music scene since 2002 with the release of her first album, Let...

    How to “enjoy” an all-nighter without caffeine

    It’s 4 a.m: you’re staring down at the textbook, and words are blurring together. Suddenly your head is down on your book, using the...

    Glee returns to fans’ delight

    Glee returned on Super Bowl Sunday to resume the second season of the hit TV-show musical. They did their own take on the football...

    2011 in film

    This year is going to be full of big movies, and the most anticipated ones include the continuations of series, such as Harry Potter...

    Stop being a creeper (for guys)

    We’ve all seen him. That guy who sits in the corner, staring at a girl, practically drooling. It’s not a coincidence that he’s in...

    The science of humour

    What is about jokes that either makes us laugh or roll our eyes? Comedy comes in a variety of forms, from physical comedy to...

    Facing the Dilemma

    “How long does it take to know someone?” is the opening line of The Dilemma, which stars Vince Vaughn and Kevin James as two...

    Chopin at the ROM

    In honour of the 200 years since his birth in 1810, the Royal Ontario Museum dedicated an exhibit to the life of Fryderyk Chopin,...

    Memorization tips for students

    Everyone is different, including when it comes to learning and memorization. The world can be split into three learning styles: visual learners (65% of...

    Netflix for Canada

    Netflix, an online movie-ordering service, has now eliminated the dreaded drive to the DVD rental store as it offers mail delivery and a no-due-date...

    Tips for jumping out of a speeding car

    Disclaimer: This article is for entertainment purposes only. The Medium takes no responsibility for any injuries incurred by jumping or failing to jump out...

    Harry Potter movie mistakes

    Harry Potter has been capturing the attention of audiences everywhere since 2001, when the first movie was released. The movies aren’t always completely on...

    School and socializing

    “I can’t go out tonight… I have to study.” The sentence is common in university, usually right after your friend asks if you want to...

    Hellogoodbye’s Would It Kill You?

    One word that describes Hellogoodbye’s new album: pure. All right, so it’s not like the band’s singer/guitarist Forrest Kline joined a Bible study and...

    Tips for watching Paranormal Activity 2

    There is a certain level of expectation everyone has when going to a horror movie. Those who like scary films look forward to their...

    [email protected] does Rocky Horror

    For the third consecutive year, [email protected] screened The Rocky Horror Picture Show as part of their Halloween event. All attendees were encouraged to wear...

    Halloween through the (Dark) Ages

    The word “Halloween” comes from the Catholic Church. It’s a contraction of “All Hallows Even”, that is, the night before All Saints’ Day, a day for the observance of saints, held on November 1.

    10 secrets to success

    Don’t flunk out. This is a little obvious, but really, humankind has accomplished many much more difficult things than getting a bachelor’s degree.

    Can’t just have one

    Addictions are all about lack of control. A person who is not an addict is in complete control of what they do (e.g., not buying a pair of shoes) while the addiction is in control of the addict.

    Goodbye Lullaby – Avril Lavigne

    Goodbye Lullaby—Avril Lavigne    ★ ★ ★ Avril Lavigne has been on the music scene since 2002 with the release of her first album, Let...

    How to “enjoy” an all-nighter without caffeine

    It’s 4 a.m: you’re staring down at the textbook, and words are blurring together. Suddenly your head is down on your book, using the...

    Glee returns to fans’ delight

    Glee returned on Super Bowl Sunday to resume the second season of the hit TV-show musical. They did their own take on the football...

    2011 in film

    This year is going to be full of big movies, and the most anticipated ones include the continuations of series, such as Harry Potter...

    Stop being a creeper (for guys)

    We’ve all seen him. That guy who sits in the corner, staring at a girl, practically drooling. It’s not a coincidence that he’s in...

    The science of humour

    What is about jokes that either makes us laugh or roll our eyes? Comedy comes in a variety of forms, from physical comedy to...

    Facing the Dilemma

    “How long does it take to know someone?” is the opening line of The Dilemma, which stars Vince Vaughn and Kevin James as two...

    Chopin at the ROM

    In honour of the 200 years since his birth in 1810, the Royal Ontario Museum dedicated an exhibit to the life of Fryderyk Chopin,...

    Memorization tips for students

    Everyone is different, including when it comes to learning and memorization. The world can be split into three learning styles: visual learners (65% of...

    Netflix for Canada

    Netflix, an online movie-ordering service, has now eliminated the dreaded drive to the DVD rental store as it offers mail delivery and a no-due-date...

    Tips for jumping out of a speeding car

    Disclaimer: This article is for entertainment purposes only. The Medium takes no responsibility for any injuries incurred by jumping or failing to jump out...

    Harry Potter movie mistakes

    Harry Potter has been capturing the attention of audiences everywhere since 2001, when the first movie was released. The movies aren’t always completely on...

    School and socializing

    “I can’t go out tonight… I have to study.” The sentence is common in university, usually right after your friend asks if you want to...

    Hellogoodbye’s Would It Kill You?

    One word that describes Hellogoodbye’s new album: pure. All right, so it’s not like the band’s singer/guitarist Forrest Kline joined a Bible study and...

    Tips for watching Paranormal Activity 2

    There is a certain level of expectation everyone has when going to a horror movie. Those who like scary films look forward to their...

    [email protected] does Rocky Horror

    For the third consecutive year, [email protected] screened The Rocky Horror Picture Show as part of their Halloween event. All attendees were encouraged to wear...

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