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Why Should We All Volunteer? Voices 

Why Should We All Volunteer?

Volunteering is about committing time to help others without expecting anything in return. When volunteers help in improving someone’s quality of life, they enhance their own level of happiness and boost their confidence. Every individual is capable of giving their time to help others and benefit their community. Volunteering can help a person stay physically healthy by being social and active. Studies have found that those who volunteer have an overall lower mortality rate than those that do not volunteer. Moreover, it can reduce depression and boost one’s self-esteem by…

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Wes Anderson: When Content Meets Form Entertainment 

Wes Anderson: When Content Meets Form

Wes Anderson is one of the great filmmakers working in Hollywood today. His author style is very distinct from any other director in this day and age. His worlds are filled with colourful, bright and vibrant settings, mixed with well-balanced and well-composed cinematography. To top it all off, his whimsical and real characters are often exploring daring and serious themes. Anderson’s style is very unique and stunning as each set are made with incredible details and using a well-balanced colour palette. His fantastic and purposely artificial worlds create a space…

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Michelangelo Features 

Michelangelo

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was one of the most revolutionary artists of the Renaissance period which spanned across the 12th century to the 15th century. He was born on March 6, 1475, in Caprese Michelangelo, Italy. His family was of royalty but they were not very influential and hold much power. It’s unusual that Michelangelo was from an upper class because an artist was usually considered of the poor class. However, Michelangelo was a voluntary member of the profession which made him part of the working class, which made…

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Cinémas Guzzo CEO Vincenzo Guzzo Takes on The Dragons’ Den Entertainment 

Cinémas Guzzo CEO Vincenzo Guzzo Takes on The Dragons’ Den

Vincenzo Guzzo, president and CEO of Cinémas Guzzo, has recently taken the role of a Dragon on the reality show Dragons’ Den, wherein aspiring entrepreneurs pitch product and business ideas to eager investors. Guzzo began leading Cinémas Guzzo into success in 1996, when he had just finished law school, and took over the company from his father, Angelo Guzzo, who founded the theatre company back in 1967. Vincenzo Guzzo was just 37 years old and was able to increase the number of theatre locations from three to ten in about…

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National Coming Out Day at Vanier Campus 

National Coming Out Day at Vanier

In celebration of National Coming Out Day, Vanier Student Life organised an informational booth set up in Jake’s Mall on Thursday, October 11th. National Coming Out Day is a day meant to celebrate the coming out of gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer and all who are a part of the LGBTQ+ community and for showing your support of the community as an ally. This year was the 30th anniversary of this event. The event first began on the anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. This…

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The Poor and The Criminal Voices 

The Poor and The Criminal

If it is possible to briefly suspend the question, “should grass be legalized or decriminalized?”, I would like to know something about the human factor of it all. Namely, “what are the devices that allow us to continue this ‘war on drugs’?”. It is only fair, in light of the legalisation of marijuana, to say a few words. I think that is what many people would like to talk about, and the topic is interesting. The goal of the Liberal party’s policy on Marijuana was clearly laid out in 2015:…

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Perceptions: An All-Round Painting Gallery Exhibition Campus 

Perceptions: An All-Round Painting Gallery Exhibition

The Henry Lehmann Gallery, located in B-305, has been running for almost a decade. Throughout the years, there has been a wide array of different shows in mediums such as drawings, photography, sculpture, installation art or a mixture of all of these.  The show currently on display is an all-round painting show. This newest show set up by the gallery’s Curator Cristina Athina Mignacca and Assistant Director India-Lynn Upshaw-Ruffner titled Perceptions had its opening this month. Perceptions is a group show involving artists Jeffrey Asuming Tawiah, Wessel Brussen, Kiana Pangillinan…

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Côte-Nord: Nature, Beyond Measure Campus 

Côte-Nord: Nature, Beyond Measure

Living in the city, most of us don’t get to explore the beauty of real nature. We are surrounded by large buildings, concrete roads and the synthetic human-constructed world. Have you ever wanted to see real nature, green landscape, beautiful wildlife, and breathless natural sceneries?  Vanier students now have a unique opportunity to discover one of the most up north communities in Québec: the region of Côte-Nord. Next semester, students can take part in a trip to the region as a part of one of their complementary courses. It’s an…

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