By Scott McGill The Argus How much thought have you put into what you do? Do you love your job? Is your education going to lead to a career you will actually love doing? This is a question I am sure we all ask ourselves, and it is not easy to answer. When I left [...]
By Gary Musson Photo & Graphics Editor It’s not every day when you hear someone say they want to hang from hooks pierced through their own flesh, although I suppose I’m not exactly the most conventional person in the first place. Nonetheless, I recently saw myself standing with a friend of mine at the foot [...]
A look at some of the local talent playing this year’s Music for the Masses By Mike St. Jean Editor-in-Chief On Friday, September 21, Thunder Bay’s north-side downtown core will become home to the fifth instalment of the annual festival Music For the Masses. This year’s edition, MFTM V, is bigger and better than ever. [...]
Brendan Shanahan is back, and he’s arguably receiving more publicity now than in his career as an NHL player. The early stages of the pre-season made it evident that the man who replaced Colin Campbell as NHL Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations was making no headway towards the league’s promise to crackdown on hits that intentionally target an opponent’s head.
The international community has reached its conclusion – the Libyan Revolution is won. Last Tuesday, President Barak Obama addressed a United Nations summit with an affirmation of victory. But, while it appears that the Libyan revolution has created a brand new optimism for relations between the west and the Middle East, facts have surfaced that spectators say might threaten the balance of new relations.
I cannot donate blood. I am a registered organ donor, my DNA is available worldwide for potential stem cell and bone marrow matches, but while those two are potential lifesavers in themselves, they aren’t quite as in demand or as freely available as blood is.
I signed off at 6:12p.m. Read the waiver, pen to paper, sign the dotted line – a standard procedure that, little did I know, would kick off one of the most exciting nights of my life.
Roger Rabbit revived the animation industry in North America, and Toy Story launched a whole new genre, which we now call 3D animated movies. Toy Story was the first feature-length movie created completely in 3D. The movie required 38 years’ worth of computer time to complete. The makers were smart and distributed the whole task over 300 high-powered machines, achieving the same result in four years.
Soban Khan Features Editor Last week, the Argus published an article by Jonathan Chien, the health promoter at Lakehead’s Health and Counseling Center. The article, titled ‘Marijuana Talk,’ was also published on the Argus website at theargus.ca. It became a controversial subject, generating many negative remarks. Some people commented severely on the nature of research [...]
The survival of the human race and our earth are at a crossroads. Increasing human consumption is unnecessarily diminishing our supply of natural resources and harming the environment. While it would be convenient to blame consumers or corporations for harming the environment, the truth is that there is no one to blame.
I am going in circles, round and round, spinning, continuously, perpetually. Your hand in mine, we are going in circles, round and round, spinning continuously, perpetually. The world is so slow and we are slowly revolving, circulating, reproducing the movement: the movement of the greatest heavenly bodies, the movement of the smallest particles.
The views presented in this article do not represent those of Argus or that of the Features editor. This is a contribution from Jonathan Chien, the health promoter at the Student Health and Counselling Center. Jonathan Chien Over the years and to this day, marijuana is a hot topic. There is much debate on the [...]
The act of sex/intercourse/making love/making out/fucking around, etc is a biological act. People have sex throughout the world, in every culture. They might have it in different ways, in weird angles, and at odd times, but sex as a biological act and its function is universal. But not every culture has the same feeling about the act.
They never got to know each other. She died before she was born. A generation separated them, and yet there was much that connected them. They were both named Emilia, one after the other. Both were taken to church by their respective parents.
A mother gives birth to a child. A doctor watches a woman giving birth to a child. Another person sees a similar spectacle in TV. Still another has only heard about it from the other three. Let us assume these to be the only experiences associated with the term birth. We also limit the spatial and temporal boundary by saying that all these four experiences have taken place in the last one year in a certain western city.
Last week, we asked all of the candidates who are running for LUSU president or vice president to answer a few questions about themselves, their qualifications, and their proposed agenda for the coming year. Below are the responses we’ve received.
“It is futile picking those plants, it’s just going to be an extra load to carry,” he said. “Your attempts at getting us high with these plants this early in the season are going to be futile.”
Cosmic silence reigns over the Universe…
May 8th V-E: the day is being celebrated as the occasion of Victory in Europe, the year 1945. All German forces have surrendered unconditionally to the Allies. The war that ended with this day was to live in the memories of many to come.
Managing the Outpost, our university’s watering hole, is no simple task and, in recent years, has been a money pit for the student union. At the close of the 2008-2009 school year, the Outpost was in the red by $203,897.