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Why You Should Get Involved

Many people view politics as abstract and far-removed from their day-to-day experience. It can be difficult to relate to politicians who speak in terms you don’t always understand or debate issues you may not take specific interest in. Furthermore, it is easy to take on the position that since your opinion doesn’t go a long way on its own, why bother trying to argue for or against something that doesn’t personally impact you? Not getting involved can mean that you can avoid heated discussions with friends and family. Continue reading Why You Should Get Involved

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Days of Comics’ Past

Over the years, Edmonton’s Telus World of Science has been home to some of the coolest exhibits imaginable. From Body Works to Harry Potter, the exhibits that make their stop in Edmonton never fail to disappoint. With content that Marvel fans of all generations can appreciate and relate to, the current Marvel exhibit is no exception. Continue reading Days of Comics’ Past

Keeping Up With New Year’s Resolutions

A new decade has rolled in. It’s a time where many of us are determined to turn over a new leaf and create our New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, most resolutions don’t end well. Everyone understands that consistency is the key to success, but it’s not always as easy as it sounds. Not to worry! This year, you might be able to make a difference with these seven tips. Continue reading Keeping Up With New Year’s Resolutions

Why You Should Be More Contrarian

What does it mean to be a contrarian? The exact definition, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, states that someone who is contrarian is “[one] who takes a contrary position or attitude.” Usually, this is observed in people who like to go against the majority or enjoy playing devil’s advocate in most situations. In common usage, the term has a negative connotation. A contrarian is someone who rejects conventional wisdom, which prolongs any conversation or meeting with objections and alternative options. Despite this negative connotation, we would benefit from having more contrarians, despite the time and energy they require. Continue reading Why You Should Be More Contrarian