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Coming out: Ellen Page

I freakin’ love the movie Juno, I wish there was a classier way to express my particular sentiments for the film, but that exact word “freakin’” sums it up perfectly.  Canadian born actress Ellen Page ...

From no coast to West Coast

World traveller. By Rebecca Duce. Imagine waking up one morning and following through with what you’ve been dreaming about doing, whether it’s going on that special vacation, finally pushing for that ca...

More jobs coming to Brantford

New jobs are coming to Brantford. By Nathanael Lewis. A protein sports supplement factory will bring more jobs to the Brantford area in the near future. NutraBlend Foods is amongst the four newest compan...

Eleven dollars: The new standard

The new minimum wage is $11. Christina Manocchio. Ontario’s minimum wage is set to increase at the beginning of this summer from its current $10.25. As of June 2014, Ontario will see their current mini...

Don’t watch the Olympics

Olympic Pride. Rebecca Duce. Imagine yourself in this scenario: You are with your friends are at a restaurant, there is a gay couple at the door and the hostess refuses them entry. You ask the waiter why th...

Alone on Valentine’s Day

  Alone on Valentine’s Day. Christina Mannochio. Last Valentine’s Day was incredible. I was in my car and the cool February air made the windows fog up faster than I had anticipated. I had ma...

James Alfred Cooper back in custody

Brantford Jail. Aldo Zhang. A 78-year-old convicted sex offender was arrested and taken into custody on Friday. James Alfred Cooper, at one point named the worst sex offender in Canada, moved to downtown...

Hidden treasure: The Arts Block

The Brantford Arts Block. Cody Hoffman. I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect, perhaps something that embodied the stock images in my head, the ones I’d retained from the pages of glossy art magazines....

Changing the rap game

Changing the rap game. Rebecca Duce. One could effortlessly deduce that mainstream rap has undergone a major transformation in recent years. To say the least, we’ve come a long way since “rack city chick ...
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A plea for inclusive language

I was standing outside of a classroom a few days ago and I overheard a story being shared about a crazy weekend. The punch line was that their friend did something really stupid, but instead of saying the word ...

Celebrity fad diets

I’m supposed to eat what? Rebecca Duce. New Year, new you … right? You’ve probably been mulling over potential resolutions since mid-Christmas dinner, when that darling food baby swelled in your stoma...

Hentai isn’t sexy

Hentai girl. Rebecca Duce. We live in a world where people are so creative. The thoughts and depictions of the endless imagination of humans have been shown on television, pictures, and books and even in th...
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Errors found in The Great One’s statue

The errors made on the Gretzky monument have left many offended and hoping that the mistake will soon be fixed. The sculpture that sits outside the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre at 254 North Park St. was revea...