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The Buzz Around the Campus: Beekeeping at Marianopolis

By Kimia Gharagozloo Behold the bees, for they are the most overworked and under-appreciated helpers of our planet. They work all day long collecting nectar and pollen while pollinating a vast variety of plants along their way. Besides being an important part of the food chain, these tiny arthropods also play a crucial role in improving sustainability and biodiversity, both of which are needed to … Continue reading The Buzz Around the Campus: Beekeeping at Marianopolis

COVID-19 UPDATE: Early February 2021

By Gary Yang The Covid-19 pandemic has deeply shaken the life of the common Quebecer. As of February 11, 3 people out of each 100 are infected in Quebec. Quebec is now the most affected province in Canada, making up 33.5% of the 817183 Canadian cases caused by the pandemic. The daily rate of infection keeps on increasing but is seeing a slight slow-down since … Continue reading COVID-19 UPDATE: Early February 2021

Speed-Dating Event – Interview with Victoria Anson

We have the pleasure to interview Victoria Anson, the event coordinator of the upcoming speed-dating event. She is also the founder and club executive of the Marianopolis Online Club (MOC) and the Marianopolis Kin-ball Club.  Important information: Who?  All single students attending a CEGEP in Montreal are invited. What? The 2021 Intercollegiate Speed-dating Event. When? Saturday February 6th from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Where? Speed … Continue reading Speed-Dating Event – Interview with Victoria Anson

The Best Medicine for Quarantine: Interview with Chase Gilroy

By Maryann Hayatian With the recent trend of drive in movie theaters making a comeback, the pandemic has also affected an all too important method for up and coming bands to gain exposure: live local performances. With bars, clubs, and restaurants struggling to remain open, many have resorted to takeout options to sell their product. However, for the many artists who rely on these spaces … Continue reading The Best Medicine for Quarantine: Interview with Chase Gilroy

Hobbies in Times of COVID: Anson

Interview by Alice Fang Tell us about your journey with piano? “Like most Asian children, I started playing when I was 4 years old. I’ve been taking piano lessons ever since and only had to stop due to COVID. ” Because you are so passionate and talented in piano, why haven’t you considered a carrier in it? I have always considered piano as a hobby; … Continue reading Hobbies in Times of COVID: Anson

Fashion Weeks During COVID-19: A Rundown of Quarantine Fashion

By Jennifer Liu Scrolling through my stories, I noticed recurrent events on several fashion influencers’ accounts. From German blogger Leonie Hanne (@leoniehanne) to philanthropist Heart Evangelista (@iamheart) and socialite Willabelle Ong (@willamazing), the fashion world is welcoming another of its fashion week season, albeit virtually. Despite the precarious pandemic situation, it seems that major fashion houses are dedicated to showcasing their hard work of the … Continue reading Fashion Weeks During COVID-19: A Rundown of Quarantine Fashion

Getting to Know our President

By Alice Fang Before the start of the semester Fall 2020, Humans of Marianopolis interviewed the current president of the MSU, Laurence Liang, about his visions and projects. 1) What is the main project that you want to accomplish, while you are in the congress, that will benefit the student life at Marianopolis? “There are many projects that I want to accomplish with the main … Continue reading Getting to Know our President

This Year’s Nobel Prize Winners’ Brief

By Caroline Sun Introduction Each year, the Nobel Prizes are distributed to their winners on December 10th—the same date on which Alfred Nobel died in 1896—during the Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies, hosted in Stockholm and Oslo. The winners are announced in October and the prizes are usually handed to them during the ceremony. This year though, in the context of Covid-19, some of the events … Continue reading This Year’s Nobel Prize Winners’ Brief

Interview with authoress Maryann Hayatian

We have the great pleasure to interview Maryann Hayatian, the authoress of the recently published children’s book “Alice’s Pier 21”. Maryann is well known for her books “Flower Child” and “Cookie, a Cat’s Tale”. She is also founder of Flowerpublishing (www.flowerpublish.com), a publishing company based in Montreal.  Can you give us a quick summary of your newly published book Alice’s Pier 21? Alice’s Pier 21, … Continue reading Interview with authoress Maryann Hayatian