A Fresh Look at Traditional Vietnamese Dishes

In honor of Asian Heritage Month and as a Vietnamese person, I am introducing you to my all-time favorite Vietnamese foods that you need to try at least once in your life. When it comes to Vietnamese foods, “phở”, “bánh mì”, and “nem rán (northern name)/ chả giò (southern name)” mostly pop up in foreigners’ … More A Fresh Look at Traditional Vietnamese Dishes

The Eye of the Beholder: A Look At Beauty Standards

Yuliia HrytskivMay 18, 2021 Beauty standards are so powerful that they can affect the course of an individual’s life. How popular one is, how many romantic relationships one has in a lifetime, or simply how happy one is with oneself are all things that can be affected by beauty standards. I do not know to … More The Eye of the Beholder: A Look At Beauty Standards

India’s COVID-19 Crisis; Inform Yourself Today

India has the second largest population in the world. With over 1.38 billion inhabitants, the coronavirus pandemic has taken a large toll on the country. With a lack of supplies, workers, and hospital space, their healthcare system is hanging onto its last thread. As the virus continues to devastate the country, urgent help is required. … More India’s COVID-19 Crisis; Inform Yourself Today

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

Patriot and Martyr: Death of Mahatma Gandhi

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, … More Patriot and Martyr: Death of Mahatma Gandhi

The Capitol Riot: Domestic Terrorism in America – Opinion

Vivian Nguyen January 28, 2020 On August 24th, 1814, a British army force set fire to the U.S Capitol after winning the Battle of Bladensburg. As Americans mourned their losses, they imagined that this would be the last time the Capitol would be overrun. Yet over two centuries later, we watched as the U.S Capitol … More The Capitol Riot: Domestic Terrorism in America – Opinion