Tagged humour

Four things to do instead of studying

By Jill Girgulis, March 1 2016 — University will teach you a lot. However, the most critical information you will extract from an undergraduate degree is how to procrastinate effectively. Here are some activities you should probably try before you buckle down and start studying for tomorrow’s 8:00 a.m. microbiology midterm. Start a blog: There’s…

Cancelled e-mail autoforwarding leads to chaos

By Fabian Mayer, February 23 2016 — Only a handful of days have passed since the university eliminated e-mail autoforwarding and students across campus are already feeling the impact. Fourth-year international relations student John Barnes didn’t see an e-mail saying his class was cancelled and showed up to find a note on the door of…

Students’ Union election horoscopes

By Melanie Woods, February 23 2016 — Pisces  (Feb. 19 – March 20) You will wake up tomorrow with presidential candidate Stephan Guscott’s beard. It looks good on you. Aries  (March 21 – April 19) A terrified-looking man in a Minions costume will sprint past you in the hallway. After you realize no one is…

Students’ Union candidate actually Elizabeth Cannon in a bad disguise

By Melanie Woods, February 23 2016 — The annual Students’ Union election was overcome with scandal this week after officials discovered that one of the vice-president student life candidates was actually university president Elizabeth Cannon in disguise. Cannon was discovered beneath a pair of glasses with a fake nose and moustache at a forum on…

Three purr-fect dates for Valentine’s Day

By Jill Girgulis, February 12 2016 — Not everyone is in a serious romantic relationship. There’s no shame in being single on Valentine’s Day, but if you’re feeling a little lonely, online dating site Fancy Felines is here to help. Here are three hand-picked singles that are ready to mingle.   Hector Age: 12 Three…

Fall in love with your future this Valentine’s Day

By Melanie Woods, February 9 2016 — Aquarius  (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) While swiping through Tinder, you will see an adorable dog. The dog enjoys long walks in the park and napping by the fireplace. He is seven years old and three feet long. His favourite toy is red ball. He loves red ball….

I am Mrs. Higgins: a review of The Bachelor

By Jill Girgulis, February 9 2016 — You may have heard of a little television program called The Bachelor. When I first discovered this dating reality show, I was more than a little skeptical. Twenty-five women willingly toss their self-respect to the curb on the off-chance that they would end up falling in love with…

An extremely serious review of Hail, Caesar!

By Joie Atejira, February 9 2016 — Ethan and Joel Coen return with their latest collaboration, Hail, Caesar!, starring human rights lawyer Amal Clooney’s actor husband, Natasha Romanoff and the outstanding police officers from 21 Jump Street. The film is set in an era with zero superhero franchises and an even less diverse Hollywood. This…

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