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

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

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

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

“Oedipus Part One Assembly”: A PaperCut Review

By Emilia Carpineta-Gaul 
Edited by Amanda Barnard 

Early this season, Brave New Looks Theatre Company in association with Scapegoat Carnivale presented “Oedipus Part One: Assembly” at the Centaur Theatre. Directed by Andreas Apergis under the musical direction of David Oppenheim and composed by Brian Lipson, “Oedipus Part One: Assembly” tells the story of the Greek myth of Oedipus and his attempt to escape fate. It was translated by Lynn Kozak and adapted for the stage by Joseph Shragge.

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The Cutting Edge: Interviews with Ubisoft Employees

By Simon Kidd

Edited by Amanda Barnard

If you are a video game enthusiast you may have heard of Assassin’s Creed or Prince of Persia, created by “Ubisoft” whose name is synonymous with top-tier franchises. This renowned game development company founded its studio in Montreal in 1997. With more than 3,000 employees, it is recognized as the largest of its kind in the world! Continue reading The Cutting Edge: Interviews with Ubisoft Employees

Getting ‘Di Facts’ From Di Giorgio: Our Student Advocate in Congress, and How he can Help You!

By Tommy Kaufman

Edited by Alfonso Fernandez

Yeah, that’s fair. There are a lot of positions [In Congress] which are well advertised, but the Coordinator of Advocacy isn’t. For example, if you need to work with money, you know that you need to go to the VP of finance, but hardly anyone knows what the Coordinator of Advocacy does. Continue reading Getting ‘Di Facts’ From Di Giorgio: Our Student Advocate in Congress, and How he can Help You!

David Cao: Conductor of Change, Coordination, and Possibly Electricity

By Simon Kidd

I’m External Affairs, so I’m in charge of everything outside of the school boundaries. So relations with other CEGEPS, relations with other organizations outside of the school. I also represent Marianopolis in the Coalition of Anglophone CEGEPS (COAC). So I basically represent Marianopolis in the surrounding community. Continue reading David Cao: Conductor of Change, Coordination, and Possibly Electricity

Sass with Sasson: An Interview with a World Class Theologian and Scholar

By Simon Kidd 

Since I am part of the Liberal Arts program, I had the pleasure of taking a course on Judaism, Christianity and Islam (JCI) taught by Professor Vanessa Sasson. The course changed my worldviews and preconceptions regarding religion. Most students here at Marianopolis do not get the chance to take one of her courses, so I thought an interview could give the PaperCut readers a chance to see what she’s about. Continue reading Sass with Sasson: An Interview with a World Class Theologian and Scholar