Category: Columns

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You say goodbye and we say hello

Telling someone to jump in headfirst is awful advice. Most of us spend several years of our youth in swimming lessons learning about the dangers of doing so, especially when you don’t know how...

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You say goodbye and we say hello

For those of you who have managed to stop by The Reflector office over the past four years, you may have seen me hovering about. It seems the comfy red chairs of this basement...

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Top 10 U.S. cities to visit

Planning a trip to the United States? If you had to make a list of the top 10 U.S. cities to visit, what would they be? Whether you are an American or a visitor...

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Is self-employment for you?

An interesting bit of information recently emerged from employment statistics in Canada (and one has to assume a global trend). The majority of new jobs created are in the ‘self employed’ category. What this...

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Jaunty Jezebel: Sexy Shakespearean subtext

Shakespeare. Sex. Shakespearian sex? Shakespeare and sex together in the same sentence? You bet. Forget what your English teachers taught you (if you haven’t already) about Shakespeare. This literary genius is all about sex,...

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News editor bids farewell

The first story I wrote for The Reflector was published on March 8, 2007. It was about a Students’ Association referendum on increasing the cost of the Universal Transit Pass. As a bright-eyed first-year...

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Jaunty Jezebel: When good words go bad

Click here to see Jaunty Jezebel’s blog Does the word “balls” make you giggle? How about “jugs?” No? Okay, you’re lying. Who cares if it’s immature or silly, there are some words in the...