participatory culture

SAY WHAT YOU WANT: The importance of freedom of speech

SAY WHAT YOU WANT: The importance of freedom of speech

Freedom of speech is more important than we may realize. And we need to make sure that this important right remains a part of our...
July 23, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

LIFE OF PHASES: Get through difficult times by understanding that everything is temporary

LIFE OF PHASES: Get through difficult times by understanding that everything is temporary

Life’s pretty simple when we’re young. We know what we’re going to be doing for the year; go to school and attempt our hardest...
July 22, 2015 × 1 comment

psychology

SOCIAL ANXIETY: How to overcome the fear of your own shadow

SOCIAL ANXIETY: How to overcome the fear of your own shadow

Imagine you’re walking down the street and every person is staring at you. Laughter is heard from behind, and you know it’s in...
July 21, 2015 × 0 comments

fiction

A WARNING: Story by Tihana Skoric

A WARNING: Story by Tihana Skoric

The last stubborn layers of snow melted away from the warm spring sun and carried away the black ash that had frozen on the river over...
July 21, 2015 × 0 comments

communication

3 Things You Never Say to Your Teenagers

3 Things You Never Say to Your Teenagers

Some of the common stereotypes of teenagers are that they are kids who just act like adults. Kids with dyed hair, piercings, smartphone...
July 20, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

The Secret That Every College Graduate Needs To Hear

The Secret That Every College Graduate Needs To Hear

Congratulations class of 2015, you’ve made it! Now what’s next? It’s time to start planning the next 45 years of life until...
July 19, 2015 × 0 comments

volunteerism

ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP: Understanding the root of political disinterest

ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP: Understanding the root of political disinterest

With the next Canadian federal election set to take place in the fall, I decided that the best way to engage in active citizenship...
July 18, 2015 × 0 comments

personal growth

KNOW THYSELF: Redirect your life with new purpose by discovering the hidden self within

KNOW THYSELF: Redirect your life with new purpose by discovering the hidden self within

Two contradictory views of happiness exist in our modern world. One teaches that happiness is to be found in material and superficial...
July 16, 2015 × 0 comments

poetry

POEM BY SUMOORA EL-AMMOURA: Sometimes I cry

POEM BY SUMOORA EL-AMMOURA: Sometimes I cry

Sometimes I cry Sometimes I cry but I don’t know why pushing my feelings deeper inside until there they no longer reside. My lips...
July 15, 2015 × 0 comments