Life and Style

Lest We Forget

For many of us, war is an occurrence often seen through the lens of a movie, show, book or even listening to your family members’ real life experiences. However, even through such family history, photographs, uniforms, badges, medals and diaries that you would typically see online, we sometimes don’t fully understand the importance of what…

An Analysis of Apple’s Newest MacBook Pro Lineup.

With Apple’s latest event wrapping up, consumers are left with another decision to make regarding Apple’s newest line of devices: To buy or not to buy? The introduction of the new “Touch Bar” is certainly a cool feature, however, Apple isn’t the first one to do this. Lenovo’s X1 carbon series introduced the “adaptive key”…

9 Tips for Grade 9’s

1. Join a club or sport that interests you. Joining a club can be a great way to get involved in your school community. It’s an easy way to make friends with the same interest as you or discover a passion for something you never knew you had. It can also be an excellent way to…

Our Last Run

Hear that, grade twelves? This is our last semester of high school, our last semester before we start the next stepping stone of our lives. The first semester of 2015-2016 flew by almost without a trace, except for the trailing papers of our final ISUs, major assignments and exams. Before we begin thinking about graduating…

High school freak out, it’s all part of the process.

Being sixteen is easy. You study for tests, sit through band practice, ride the bus home, eat a pop tart, then decide what you want to do for the rest of your life. There is no doubt that high school students are under a tremendous amount of pressure and stress to decide what they want to do post secondary…

The History of Cullen Gardens and Miniature Village

You might not remember “Weill and Cullen Nurseries” or “Cullen Country Barns” but you might remember Cullen Gardens and Miniature village. Cullen Gardens was located in Whitby on the corner of Taunton Road and Cochrane Street and was founded in 1985. Cullen Gardens was a top tourist attraction for 25 years. Cullen Gardens officially closed…

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