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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

How the movie “Soul” taught me how to live my life during the pandemic

By Caroline Sun During the pandemic, I developed a hobby for watching movies, and I mean watching them attentively and trying to find the meaning or the message behind the story’s plot. One benefit that I have experienced from it is that I learned some life experience from what the characters go through. I guess that partly replaces the experience I’m missing in real life … Continue reading How the movie “Soul” taught me how to live my life during the pandemic

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

The Economy and the Downfall of the Soviet Union Explained in Simple Terms

By Hou Han Zhang The Soviet Union, also known as the USSR, was one of the most richly endowed countries after the Second World War. However, how did its reputation and system deteriorate so drastically over time? Although various factors, such as the Cold War and the government ideology, might contribute to such a powerful nation’s downfall, the most crucial factor inefficient economic system. This … Continue reading The Economy and the Downfall of the Soviet Union Explained in Simple Terms

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

Two dead in Quebec City: a direct effect of the COVID-19 pandemic?

By Sarah Corbin-Garant 2020 definitely had its negative recurring impacts on Halloween night in Quebec City. In fact, at around 10 p.m., 24-year-old Carl Girouard from Sainte-Thérèse walked the streets of Old Quebec and performed a terrible carnage. With a Japanese sword, he randomly selected his victims and sadistically managed to stab and kill two people while injuring five others. François Duchesne, a 56-year-old director … Continue reading Two dead in Quebec City: a direct effect of the COVID-19 pandemic?

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