Danaé Morin

Hi everyone, my name is Danaé and I am a second year student in the Arts, Litterature, and Communications and the Natural Sciences programs. I am interested in books, movies, and just fiction in general. So that is what I plan on writing about this semester!
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Oh Sirop!

Oh Sirop!

It is no secret that we, as Canadians, love our maple syrup. Indeed, as it enhances the flavour of other products [4], maple syrup is in every recipe (meal or dessert)! In fact, we love male syrup so much that in 2020, Canada produced about 14 million gallons of maple syrup [1], to be consumed by Canadians or to be exported throughout the world! Although our love for maple products runs deep, very little is known about the history of the industry, the harvesting process, the effects of climate change on maple forests and the maple market. Let me fix…
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Clean Plates

Clean Plates

On February 24th 2023, appeared for the first time ever on your local theatre’s screen Le plongeur, a movie by Francis Leclerc. Based on the famous novel by Stéphane Larue, Le plongeur beautifully narrates how Stéphane, played by Henri Picard, figures out his life as a young adult. Between his broken heart, his broken dreams, and his crippling addiction to gambling, Stéphane obtains a job as a dishwasher in a fancy restaurant. There, he discovers a strong community and unexpected friendships, notably with Bébert (Charles-Aubey Houde) and Bonnie (Joan Hart). From this point on, the story unfolds to showcase his…
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Romance & Chill

Romance & Chill

            As an avid reader and book nerd, I love reading every genre of books. Well, every genre except romance (and self-help, but that’s not the point). Therefore, please understand my bewilderment when every other Bookstagram and Booktok recommendation is a romance novel. Or my surprise when I found out that romance is the genre that makes the most revenue in the US (1.44 billion $ to be precise). I was at a loss for words, so I thought I would do a little research to find out the reason why romance novels are so popular. After doing some reading, I…
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The Haunting of Parlour Street

The Haunting of Parlour Street

At the end of Parlour Street stood a lone house. The neglected walls barely held up to time, the windows were long gone, nature had taken over the property and darkness had crept between the many cracks of the house to rule as empress forever. Yet, the house seemed majestic, as if the spirit which reigned between its walls did not care about its crumbling environment. Legend has it that if you went in there on a full moon, your soul would be consumed by the spirits of the house’s first and only inhabitants. It was the kind of legend…
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