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OPINION: The major downside of working a desk job

OPINION: The major downside of working a desk job

The only thing I gained from working a nine-to-five job was weight. I thought having the nine-to-five routine at two fantastic companies for my internship would make me more productive, and for the most part, it did. I got more work done than if I had worked on my own hours. But the major downside is the harm it does […]

by Janine Tascioglu· · Opinion
Photo by Ben Singer

EDITORIAL: Whose lives are we really marching for?

Millions of students, teachers and civilians marched this past weekend in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 17 students who lost their lives in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting last month. March for Our Lives was held not only to honour the lives lost, but also to demand gun control. Toronto hosted a march of its own on March 24 in […]

by Sahar Khan· · Editorial, Opinion
Photo by Sahar Khan

VOICES: Why Qatar should be on everyone’s bucket list

When I was 17 years old, my big sister made a life-changing decision to move across the globe to Qatar, a small country in the Middle East. Many people experience falling in love with countries like France or Italy and take trips back there any chance they can get—but for me, it is this small, humble country called Qatar that […]

by Sahar Khan· · Opinion, Voices
Serena Lalani, March 2017, in Cinque Terre, Italy. Photo courtesy of Serena Lalani

VOICES: Next stop: everywhere

When I was 15, my parents took me to Rome and insisted that we wait an hour to get into the Vatican.  I whined about the heat, the lack of Wi-Fi and the long line. When we finally shuffled inside, the conditions weren’t much better. Hundreds of tourists stood in awe looking up at the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. […]

by Serena Lalani· · Opinion, Voices
Illustration by Melissa Oro

EDITORIAL: DriveHer to safety

As students we’ve all taken an Uber to get to one place or another. Whether we are running late to class, going to work, or partying downtown, it’s become the go-to mode of transportation when we can’t rely on the TTC. Which is often.   However, many of us, especially us women, have felt uncomfortable in an Uber. Ubering as […]

by Sahar Khan· · Editorial, Opinion
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