Red Dead Redemption 2: An American Odyssey

Overview Platforms: PC/Xbox One/PS4/Stadia Release Date: May 14, 2019 Developer: Rockstar Games Visuals: Beautifully realized version of America, wonderfully designed characters, does what it sets out to do very well (9/10) Controls: Serviceable, but leave something to be desired. For a game of this calibre, somewhat disappointing (7/10) Immersion: This game tries its best to … More Red Dead Redemption 2: An American Odyssey

Editor’s Note – To The Future

Hey guys. I’ve written variations on the whole – “we’re online, boo”, “we’re in person again, great”, thing, before, so it’s hardly even necessary to acknowledge it. Whether you’re in Toronto, elsewhere in Canada, or in another country entirely, you will know that everything’s been closing again because of the super-fun third wave of COVID-19. … More Editor’s Note – To The Future

Voodoo Haggis and Getting Started: Part 2 of the Interview with Marie Fitrion

Marie Fitrion is the owner of a Toronto-based catering company, Urban Acorn, which she runs with her husband. Several weeks ago, I interviewed her and we spoke about a manner of things. The first part of that interview was published in the article “Voodoo Haggis and Sparking Joy“, which you can read right here. This … More Voodoo Haggis and Getting Started: Part 2 of the Interview with Marie Fitrion

Voodoo Haggis and Sparking Joy: An Interview with Marie Fitrion

Marie Fitrion is the owner of a Toronto-based catering company, Urban Acorn, which she runs with her husband. She also happens to be half-Haitian and half-Scottish. For Black History Month, she was kind enough to grant us an interview on topics ranging from running a business during a pandemic to racism in the vegan community. … More Voodoo Haggis and Sparking Joy: An Interview with Marie Fitrion

Editor’s Note

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 … More Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

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 … More Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

…and so, as the semester edges ever closer to the end of the political tragicomedy that has been 2020, let us move forward with both caution and hope held within our hearts.  So, where are we now? Though the Herald is non-partisan, I’m happy to say that regardless of winner, the American presidential election is … More Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

Two weeks ago I was talking to my grandmother, a lady with a grade eight education who emigrated from rural Italy to Canada and worked her way up to a comfortable retirement over the course of decades of work. She told me, in no uncertain terms, that she figured that between the Coronavirus and famine, … More Editor’s Note

George Floyd and Beyond: What Happened, The Response, And What The Future May Hold

Julian ApolinarioJune 25, 2020 On May 25th, while in custody, a Black man by the name of George Floyd was killed by Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer. George Floyd was not the first to suffer such a fate, but it seems that his death was a real turning point for many people, Black or … More George Floyd and Beyond: What Happened, The Response, And What The Future May Hold