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Maison June Rose

  • Features
  • Food
  • Opinion

There are few things millennials and urban yuppies love as much as a new restaurant. The thrill of discovery, the anticipation of swallowing the first bite, the suspense of the first cocktail – is it really worth $14? Dining at a new restaurant during its preciously nascent phase is akin to seeing a movie before […]

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No One is Lost

  • Culture
  • Features
  • Music

  Ten years later, No One is Lost fits naturally into the trajectory of Stars’ career since their uniquely striking 2004 breakout album, Set Yourself on Fire. While listening to No One is Lost, the album never comes across like a simple formulaic repeat of Stars’ past successful material – rather, it manages to fuse […]

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DIY Kombucha

  • Food

There’s a new drink in town folks. Replacing Gatorade, Vitamin Water and fizzy drinks across the nation, this fermented tea is making a splash. I myself was a bit skeptical at first, put off by the pungent smell and funky taste; though have now come to terms with my budding relationship with this so called Kombucha. […]

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White Fence

  • Music

Tim Presley has made five albums in his bedroom since 2010 under the name White Fence. His latest, For the Recently Found Innocent, changes the method a bit by moving the recording equipment out to an actual garage. The result, well, sounds more like a band, but it holds on to the playing-right-in-your-head kinda character […]

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Drawing Out the Demons: TNC’s Monster

  • Culture

I can’t honestly say that Tuesday Night Cafe Theatre’s production of Daniel MacIvor and Daniel Brooks’ Monster is the most enjoyable show I’ve seen in my three-and-a-bit years at McGill, but it may just be the most daring. Some of the risks it takes pay off; others don’t. Nevertheless, it’s an ambitious and more than […]

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Soul[less] Food: Putting the Life Back in Livestock

  • Food

Look in your refrigerator, look on your shelves, peer into the cupboards and what do you see? If it is anything like my own, you will see a wide array of packaged goods: chips, cookies, crackers, bottles, cans galore, foods which traveled immense distances and covered vast bounties of land; if one were to attempt […]

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