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New Music: Allie X

By Derek Baker, June 15, 2017 — After a string of EPs and singles, Toronto synth-pop artist Alexandra Hughes — better known under the stage name Allie X — released her first full-length album, CollXtion II. In an electro-pop scene currently plagued with unsubstantial songs, the carefully crafted album is a refreshing addition to the…

Your future is a sweltering hot summer day

By Derek Baker, April 27 2017 — Aries  (March 21 – April 19) Since every day is summer during your summer class, the whole class will break out in song, singing High School Musical 2’s “What Time Is It,” at the end of each lecture. It’s a vacation! Taurus  (April 20 – May 20) A…

D2L to introduce photo stories

By Derek Baker, April 24 2017 — Sharing everyday moments just got a little bit easier. Inspired by the recent additions to Facebook Messenger and Instagram, Desire2Learn will now include a photo sharing feature called D2LStoriez. “We thought it was about time students and professors were able to share 10-second selfies or videos showing just…

Get lit with our BSD horoscopes

By Derek Baker, April 6 2017 — Aries  (March 21 – April 19) While dancing in the crowd during Bermuda Shorts Day, you will transcend the mortal grips of  the earth and have an out-of-body experience — it’s all downhill from here. Taurus  (April 20 – May 20) Confused about the concept of BSD, you…

Five hot tips to have an awesome BSD

By Derek Baker, April 4 2017 — The day we’ve all been waiting for is almost here. After a stressful year of school with no end in sight, Bermuda Shorts Day is just around the corner. The last day of classes brings an annual celebration filled with fun and debauchery. This day is also the only…

Your future is cooler than cool — it’s ice cold

By Derek Baker, March 14 2017 —   Pisces  (Feb. 19 – March 20) You will accidentally leave the heating pad on your bed plugged in all day. Alongside the obvious fire hazard, you will burn your ass when you crawl into bed that night. Aries  (March 21 – April 19) You will lick a…

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