Issue 1

Race

Race

I ran, ran, and ran, even if I felt like vomiting my supper and the sweet  dessert made from delicacy which I had eaten without any worry last evening. I kept remembering all the mornings of shivers, of sickness and of fear that regret would come back to haunt me. Eyes facing the road, wondering where the light from this tunnel would emerge, impatiently waiting. I could barely see where I was setting foot; all was cold, gloomy, uncomfortably wet, wet from the rain and wet from the sweat and tears. I kept remembering those words my father kept telling…
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Love Is a Crime

Love Is a Crime

I did not regret it; these were part of my actions.  As I was on top of him, he could not lay still. It made me feel good, to finally make some decisions by myself. So, I did not hesitate one bit. Before I had time to think, my hand was touching his belly, it felt deep, then I continued my way down. He cried; I did not stop as he laid on his back defenseless. I had done my part, satisfied, I took a deep breath, trying to catch it. My heart was beating extremely fast, everything was done,…
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Quantum physics

Quantum physics

In January 2023, the government of Canada promised $360 million to support the work of quantum scientists all across the country (CBC). But what is quantum physics? And why is it interesting? Quantum physics is “the study of matter and energy at its most fundamental level. It aims to uncover the properties and behaviors of the very building blocks of nature” (Caltech). Basically, it focuses on the tiny world of atoms and their constituents, how they work, and the relationships between them. Quantum physics is used in many scientific domains, such as biology, chemistry, astronomy, and the understanding of materials.…
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