Issue 2

The SLCSA’s Reputation: Set in Stone or Destined to Change?

The SLCSA’s Reputation: Set in Stone or Destined to Change?

The SLCSA is St. Lawrence’s student association. Its main goal is to make sure that every student at St. Lawrence gets the most out of his or her cégep experience. This is very broad, so we went and talked with the SLCSA’s president, Vincent Harvey, to find out what the SLCSA actually does to reach this goal. Here’s what we learned! The SLCSA The SLCSA is a group of 13 members which meet every week to discuss what happens in school and how they can improve student life. Members of the SLCSA are part of one or   multiple committees,…
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Jack-o’-History

Jack-o’-History

Introduction  Jack-o'-lanterns, those grinning and eerie faces carved into pumpkins, are an unmistakable emblem of Halloween. They adorn doorsteps and decorate porches, casting an enchanting and, at times, ominous glow during the bewitching season. But have you ever wondered about the history and folklore that birthed this peculiar tradition? Let's delve into the enigmatic past of jack-o'-lanterns.  The Celtic Roots The history of jack-o'-lanterns can be traced back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, celebrated on October 31st. Samhain marks the end of the harvest season and the beginning of a dark, cold winter. The Celts believed that on…
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Lesbian necromancers and fighters in space

Lesbian necromancers and fighters in space

Gideon the Ninth, Tamsyn Muir Tamsyn Muir’s 2019 long fiction debut is the first book in a four-book series—the Locked Tomb, for which we are only awaiting the last one. The author from New Zealand has been delivering an epic adult science-fiction and fantasy series. Gideon the Ninth takes place in a strange world where an elusive Emperor rules over the nine Houses—nine planets—and he needs necromancers. Each House must send a necromancer from their ruling family to a strange manor. And what’s a necromancer without their cavalier! Gideon is a tall, sarcastic, and buff fighter who uses a great…
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Autumn Bliss

Autumn Bliss

The Sun wishes to set early if it may And for the graceful birds to travel South. So the Moon wakes, casting daylight away  Leading daytime temperature into doubt To Mother Nature’s kisses is she bound That her cheeks reddened to the leaves’ colors, Gifting youth this colorful playground And bringing light-hearted joyful laughters. Soon the North wind blows and she whispers cold,  Her blissful hair falls into silver threads For her last breath to portray words of gold.
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The Encyclopedia of Fools: Microbes

The Encyclopedia of Fools: Microbes

Halloween, also known as the day of spooky things, is one of the most important events in human history. This scary celebration brings fear among all. Whether you’re a child, teen, adult or elderly, there is always going to be some spooky stuff to make you fall off your chair. Think about ghosts, vampires, zombies, witches, etc. Hopefully, all these creatures don’t exist (including ghosts, which aren’t proved scientifically).  Unfortunately, reality definitively hates us since it brings us some spooky beauties such as murders, starvation, and diseases. The latter is more interesting since we commonly deal with these in our…
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