Oh, Cannibis! The legalization of marijuana in Canada

By Andrew Beers Staff Writer There are three types of cannabis: sativa, which creates an energetic high; indica, which creates a more relaxing high; and ruderalis, a lesser known form of cannabis which is generally argued to be a sub-species. This information would be useful for a botanist, but useless for pot smokers, especially in regard to the United States’ northern … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk…

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief Recently, I had a short amount of time in which I did not have access to my phone, and it affected me more than I would like to admit. It was only for the span of 24 hours, but in that time, there were some funny withdrawal effects. Whenever I was bored, I would reach into my right-hand pocket, only to remember there was nothing I could … [Read more...]

Spells, Swords, and Keyboards:The Rapid Growth of eSports

By Andrew Beers Staff Writer In 1972, the megahit Pong was released to arcades in America. The game was such a success that it proceeded to be a popular hit in households as the featured game on the first commercial video game console, the Magnavox Odyssey. Over 40 years later, Pong can be seen as a staple in competitive game. Although popular present day video games such … [Read more...]

On marriage: Be revolutionary

By Maria Foreman Staff Writer I was at a party during the holidays last year talking to my newly-wed cousin. She had just gotten married to her fiancé and so I asked her how married life was going. Her answer broke my heart. She said, “Umm, it’s not that much different”. I thought to myself, “not that different?” How can it be “not that different?” Marriage is supposed to … [Read more...]

Character U’s 2018 freshman orientation a success

By Emma Downes Staff Writer When it comes to new experiences, first impressions really do mean everything. Whether it is an unfamiliar place, acquaintance or opportunity, how you are introduced makes or breaks your attitude towards that newness. Character U took on the formidable challenge of welcoming a huge number of nervous freshmen to the next most important stage of … [Read more...]