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Author: Alejandro Melgar

In an optional ethics class with a handful of other students, our professor, at one point, asked us all how challenging the classes have been for us compared to life before COVID-19. I replied by saying “ten times easier,” or something along those lines. And...

Challenges in our lives happen without warning. The journey we are on that would signify a new direction in our lives could be easily halted from the questions we face, or the difficulty of getting over that hill. If we turn tail at every challenge,...

It was not that long ago that I was cleaning out a deep fryer after a long shift in the kitchen. After hearing the printer print order after order, and servers coming by to pick them up in an understandably anxious state, cleaning out the...

The second semester of my journalism program has just started, and one of the classes that stuck with me was the ethics class I am required to take. Now, it wasn’t because of the discussion we had, nor on the situation’s journalists might find themselves...

I am tired these days. So much trouble in our world, in our society, and in our houses. I see plenty of good things though, and so I must hold gratitude when I notice the trouble and disgusting portrait that appears before me when some...

I remember when the Calgary Flames made the playoffs back in 2004, which was the first time they did in nearly a decade. They were up against the Vancouver Canucks, a formidable team that was placed third in the Western Conference of the NHL at...

I was hanging with some old friends of mine and having a local area network (LAN) party; we played Starcraft in teams, or playing against the CPU since my one friend hadn’t played in 20 years or so. To sum up, we had a blast....

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“Work begins when the fear of doing nothing at all finally trumps the terror of doing it badly.”Alain de Botton What is the most honest way to communicate with people? What does it mean to be honest? How come it is ok to dust people off,...

The dumbbell feels heavy as I curl it to my chest.My body is slower going up when I do my pull-ups.My body stiffens and screams when I lengthen my hamstrings and calves.My heartbeat quickens when I throw those jabs I used to love so much.My...