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  • Help The Uyghurs; Speak Up Now!

    March 4, 2021 by

    With all that is happening in the world, the Uyghurs are in need of help more than ever. Evidence of cultural genocide is persistent and various media outlets have struggled to provide adequate context on an issue that is largely being concealed by the Chinese government.  The Uyghurs are a predominantly Muslim group of people… Read more

  • Teacher’s Corner – Feb/March

    March 4, 2021 by

    Mr. McMaster: This month Maritimes are preparing for the MOGS (Maritime Olympic Games) on March 12th! While changes will have to be made to the usual fare due to COVID, Maritimes is more than capable of pulling it off! Prairies also have their Leadership initiative this month, focusing on the theme of “You Are What… Read more

  • Editor’s Note

    March 4, 2021 by

    Hi everyone. As February comes to a close, we at the Herald wanted to focus on Black History Month themed content, including book recommendations and highlights on musical and scientific achievements from Black creators, including an interview with a local businessperson, Marie Holloway, who runs the catering business Urban Acorn, regarding everything from running a… Read more

  • Black Women In Canadian Literature

    March 4, 2021 by

    Yuliia HrytskivFebruary 6, 2021 In honour of Black History Month, I want to highlight some of the amazing female Canadian writers. Jillian Christmas Jillian Christmas, raised in Markham, Ontario, is a Canadian poet as well as an activist in the Canadian arts community. She started writing during her teen years, but began her stage career… Read more

  • Super Bowl 2021 Highlights

    March 4, 2021 by

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won Super Bowl LV after finishing off a victory that surpassed many expectations. Dominating the Kansas City Chiefs 31 – 9, the Buccaneers won their second Super Bowl and became the first team to win the Super Bowl in their home stadium. Infamous quarterback Tom Brady secured his seventh Lombardi Trophy,… Read more

  • Katherine Johnson – A Computer In A Skirt

    March 4, 2021 by

    In 1962, NASA used computers to calculate the orbit around Earth for astronaut John Glenn. However, he made a specific request: to have a Black, female mathematician double-check the math prior to his takeoff on the Friendship 7 spacecraft. Who was this woman, working in a white, male-dominant field in the 1960s? She was the… Read more

  • The Icy Heart of the Himalayan Desert

    March 4, 2021 by

    For a productive day, we all need a glass of water; a tasteless, odourless, and colourless liquid that holds immense power over our bodies and the world’s ecosystems. Water is the foundation of life, yet we take it for granted. Our current lifestyles increase the carbon footprint and worsen climate change, resulting in the contamination… Read more

  • The Route of Modern Music: Black Artists And Their Impact

    March 4, 2021 by

    Ahhh… Where would we be without Black artists? Probably nowhere. The influence Black people have had on music is immense: it is impossible to account for every little way in which they have molded this art form. Without them, the landscape of contemporary music would be very different and all of the major genres that… Read more

  • Black History Month- 5 Books to Read

    February 13, 2021 by

    Black representation in books is crucial to allow Black readers to feel heard and seen. For a long time, a disproportionate number of books published in North America were by white writers. In recent years, however, publishers have been trying to even the playing field by focusing on #ownvoices, a movement about introducing novels from… Read more

  • Test Anxiety Strategies

    February 12, 2021 by

    Tests, exams, and quizzes are intrinsic parts of the education system. However, they are not always the best tools to assess students because some of them suffer from stress associated with test-taking, which can lead to a poor performance that does not reflect their true learning abilities. If you are one of them and you… Read more

  • The Mandela Effect

    January 30, 2021 by

    Emmeline AccardiJanuary 30, 2021 You know when you’re absolutely sure that something is true, and there’s no way you can be convinced otherwise? You’ll Google it seconds later and find out that you are not, in fact, correct. Maybe what you’re thinking about never even happened! I’m sure we’ve all been there, tricked by our own… Read more

  • Editor’s Note

    January 28, 2021 by

    Well, I guess no one had 2020 vision… Last semester, I sincerely thought that schools wouldn’t close down, and that we’d be living in this odd sort of limbo. Masks on, social distancing enforced, and hand sanitizer running freer than water at Niagara Falls. Turns out, that this would not be the case. There are… Read more

  • Playlist: winter ’21

    January 28, 2021 by

    Tien NguyenJanuary 23, 2020 Being inside isn’t the worst way to spend a cold winter, but I don’t think any of us wanted this. This, on the other hand…

  • Patriot and Martyr: Death of Mahatma Gandhi

    January 28, 2021 by

    Shaochen ShiJanuary 14, 2020 Mohandas Gandhi, the liberator of India, was shot three times in the chest during a peaceful evening gathering. After WW2, the British government granted autonomy to India, which had been a British colony for the past hundred years. After numerous failed uprisings and political divisions, it was Gandhi’s Quit India Movement,… Read more

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