The 2012 Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium Series Food: A Serving of Science Recap

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Food: not only a source of nourishment, but a source of pleasure. There was a time when food was simple, and thus enjoyable. However, as of late, it’s become a real source of anxiety. With conflicting messages about food, coupled with the surge in nutritional fads, most if not all contradicting one another, it’s no … Continue reading

What’s On Your Plate? The 2012 Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium Series Answers This Question and More

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Since I far from know my way around the kitchen, I’m more often than not reaching for ready-to-eat meal propositions, or food right out of the can. For instance, I just had a bowl of Campbell’s Teriyaki Beef Noodle and Vegetable soup I picked up at the convenience/grocery store a stone’s throw from my place. … Continue reading

One: Outfits From a New Era at the Montreal Biosphere

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Our day-to-day is filled with alluring billboards, enticing magazine adverts, and pop-up ads that beckon us straight through the pearly gates of our numerous pantheons of goods and services. We buy to no end, only to discard our new acquisitions once the initial appeal has worn off. Consumerism is undeniably the name of the game, but … Continue reading

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

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The fashion gods continue to bestow upon us intellectually stimulating fare with yet another exhibition gracing the city of Montreal. The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, presented by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is the latest exhibition to showcase the body of work of an esteemed couturier, … Continue reading

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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It’s safe to say that this upcoming exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, by virtue of the extraordinary designer it celebrates, will be well worth the road trip.Entitled Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, the exhibit will showcase pieces from the late designer’s prolific 19-year career. A show not to be missed. Now, … Continue reading

Montreal Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011-12 Recap

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“Don’t be tardy for the party!” Well Kim Zolciak, I suppose I am, but better late than never. Below are my impressions of the latest edition of Montreal Fashion Week, which came to a close this past Thursday: Samuel Dong I must have looked like a frightened child after seeing this boogeyman of a collection.  While some pieces stand … Continue reading

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