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The Case for Reading

By Ranjan I know what you are thinking- Ughh, another article about reading. I get it, reading is important or something. Yes, I am not the first, nor will I be the last, to encourage reading, but I think that a perspective from a fellow teenager can be...

freaks and geeks

Roll For Initiative

Dungeons and Dragons appears to be making its way back into mainstream media. If you’re a fan of the show “Stranger Things” you’ll recall how the kids name the monstrous creature haunting their town a “demagorgon” after a creature they battle in their Dungeons and Dragons campaign.  Recently...

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‘Tis the Season for Horror

By Terri I can’t do scary movies or should I say I won’t watch scary movies, and if it’s a horror movie I’m done. I will not sleep, and the lights will be on.  You know what it worse than a scary movie, a scary book.  The words,...



Spider-librarians, Spider-librarians, Do whatever spider-librarians do. Spinning webs, catching crooks Did you know, they read books? Hello, your friendly neighbourhood Spider-librarian here. Guess what movie I just saw?  I’ll give you a hint:  It begins with ‘spider’ and ends with ‘homecoming.’  So if you guessed Spider-man:  Homecoming you’d...

inside of out

Justice for All

If you glance at the news on any given day you’ll notice that the current climate is a tumultuous time for civil rights and environmental protection around the world. It can be sad and discouraging to read about the injustice going on but I find reading fiction can...


The Distance Between Us

By Drew Growing up can be scary. It is even more intimidating when you are dealing with a mental illness. As a teen living with depression, certain moments in my life have felt overwhelming and even unbearable. One way I like to help myself calm down is through...



by Kathleen This is my cat Hermione. She and her sister Purrl have lived in my home for fourteen years, but it is only recently that I have gotten to know her.  Hermione and Purrl were rescued by the Winnipeg Humane Society and our family adopted them as tiny...