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Maintaining Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic News 

Maintaining Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Confined to your residence, stuck in close quarters with family members that quickly get on your nerves, starting to re-watch shows on Netflix because you’ve watched them all twice already…  Or maybe you or a family member are working for an essential business and must face the public each day. Maybe you’re studying for exams and writing essays, thankful for the unexpected extra time you got. No matter what your situation during the quarantine may be, all of us struggle with our mental health. And issues with mental health have…

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The New Age of Protest : How the Coronavirus Outbreak Has Affected Climate Justice Voices 

The New Age of Protest : How the Coronavirus Outbreak Has Affected Climate Justice

April 3rd, 2020 was scheduled to be what would have been yet another major worldwide climate strike. Many were prepared to break out their recycled picket signs and to take to the streets, chanting battle cries for climate justice. As you may have guessed, this was not the case. The coronavirus pandemic has caused government-mandated lockdowns and restrictions around the world. Gatherings of no more than two people are allowed (at least here, in Canada), which made the climate strike on April 3rd virtually impossible. This being said, given the…

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Student Life Still Thriving Despite Social Distancing Campus 

Student Life Still Thriving Despite Social Distancing

Following Vanier College’s closure until May 1st, as mandated by the provincial government amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students adopting social distancing measures are coming to terms with a new reality; that is to say, one of online classes, Netflix marathons, and disrupted sleep schedules.   Despite the necessary social distancing and self-isolation, there has been a movement to rebrand these terms so as to remind people that, thanks to the internet, it is possible to remain connected (pun intended) with their loved ones.   In this regard, Dr. Maria Van…

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Coronavirus Leads to Shortages Other than Toilet Paper News 

Coronavirus Leads to Shortages Other than Toilet Paper

A government-issued self-isolation and social distancing protocol has been put into place in many cities worldwide amidst an outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. Many have been obeying social distancing protocols diligently; however, the lack of people going about their typical daily routines has led to shortages of important services, notably food banks.   Although toilet paper might not be readily accessible, its shortage would not be catastrophic. A food shortage would be though, especially for people who rely on food banks for their meals.   Chris Hatch of Food Banks…

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Quarantine Mini-Theory: Leap Years Entertainment Voices 

Quarantine Mini-Theory: Leap Years

Hello, my friends. I hope you are all well, staying safe, and taking the right measures to protect yourselves against COVID-19.   Because of this predicament, I’m sure you are asking yourselves where this virus came from. Obviously, it started in China, but you might probably be asking yourselves, “How exactly did it start?” As this subject is much too controversial, let me entertain you with a more of personal theory, rather than a full-blown conspiracy in these boring times.   If you read the title, you must be scratching…

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