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If you were so brave as to venture out into the virtual ooze that is the internet, you would know that at its best it is a gallery of topical Spongebob memes, but at its worst a fractured, tribalistic battleground with enough vitriol and snark to power a small sun. 
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Upcoming Movies of 2018   This is a brief list (ordered by release date) of some of the notable movies coming out in 2018 or movies that I am personally really looking forward to seeing.   Honourable mention of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Release Date: November 16 Avengers:
Credit: Alyssa LeBlanc, Juris Diction

Over the past couple of months, the Sustainability and Environmental Law Club has taken a new approach to its Envirochats by collaborating with other clubs to host joint events. This has led to interesting discussions involving the intersection of environmental laws with other cultural and social interests. March 12th-16th was
Bruno Mars at the 2018 Grammy Awards. Photo credit: CBS.

When exactly did I feel like the Grammys lost their credibility? It may have been in 2012 when Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy wasn’t nominated for Album of the Year. Maybe it was in 2014 when Macklemore’s The Heist won Best Rap Album over Kendrick Lamar’s good kid,
The Law of Superheroes, by James Dailey and Ryan Davidson.

Are superheroes that beat on criminals civilly liable for damages? Is imprisoning an immortal “for life” a violation of the 8th amendment protection from cruel and unusual punishment? Does the 2nd amendment protect laser vision, adamantium claws, or magic powers? Who pays for the damage when the Avengers demolish downtown
Mole in all its glory.

Taco Bell, Chipotle, your local bar’s fully loaded nachos. For most of us this triumvirate is how we ingest the majority of our “Mexican” food here in Canada.  Overcooked ground beef, copious amounts of sour cream, and a bunch of replacement level hot sauce is what defines this sad and
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I thought Lady Bird (2017) was a fantastic movie. Irish actress Saoirse Ronan follows up her amazing performance in Brooklyn (2015) with another phenomenal portrayal of a senior in high school. Lady Bird and Brooklyn are very similar movies, dealing with coming of age and handling love, while also  both

It’s hard to open a book between semesters, especially in law school. You’ve just come off a few months of intensive readings, and now you have all the time in the world and a backlog of recommended TV series to binge. The goal is to find an even more binge-worthy
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Have you ever watched a movie or television show that lived by its casting? A production that once you’d finished watching it, there was no way any other actor or actress could have nailed the role like that one particular person did? Anthony Hopkins’s Hannibal Lecter, Viggo Mortensen’s Aragorn, and
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Like any responsible Netflix viewer, I watched Stranger Things 2 in two days and thoroughly enjoyed all of it. I found it in many ways an improvement over the first season and I felt like there wasn’t a single weak episode. It was only when I talked with friends and
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Back for part 2 of the Summer Hip-Hop Trifecta from BROCKHAMPTON, Tyler, The Creator and Vince Staples. In part 1 I reviewed Vince Staples’ Big Fish Theory and here I’m going to review Tyler, The Creator’s Flower Boy. For album reviews, I like to start with some general/overarching points and
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If you’ve ever driven past Kingston on the 401, or know someone who knows someone that knew someone that visited Kingston, you have no doubt heard that Kingston has the most restaurant’s per capita in Canada. While I can’t verify the validity of that claim to foodie fame, I can
Image courtesy of ARTium, Blacksmith, and DefJam Recordings

Kendrick Lamar is in a category of his own and DAMN. is definitely the big summer hip-hop album of 2017. I don’t have anything to add that hasn’t already been said which is why I want to write about what I consider to be the break-out summer hip-hop albums from
Courtesy of the Queen's Law Cancer Society.

On Thursday March 16th, Queen’s Law was treated to one of its yearly highlights, as a sold out Grand Theatre, made up of the Queen’s Law community, who watched their peers two-step, shimmy and shake for an incredibly important cause: the Cabaret for the Cure benefiting the Queen’s Law Cancer
Moonlight. Courtesy: A24 Films.

Impressions of the big-hitters during this year’s film awards race   Moonlight   Why I loved it: UHHH this movie is so good! Where do I begin… perhaps with the subtle and gentle exposure of the realities of growing up in inner-city Miami. Or perhaps with the crushing and all-too
Credit: Alyssa Leblanc, Juris Diction

When I saw that over one hundred people had “Tilted” for last week’s Smoker, let’s just say I was surprised. I thought most people liked to stay in on Thursday nights, telling themselves that they were going to have an easy night to get as much work done on Friday
Courtesy of Craft Beer & Wine

This was the first event held by the new Beyond a Reasonable Stout Club
Courtesy of Agnes Etherington Art Gallery

The 1L Council takes us on a whimsical journey through the Agnes Etherington Art Centre
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Making the case against fully integrated artificial intelligence
Cinnamon Rolls - Credit Sweet Food

Get the sweet and sour of the five best places to get coffee (and more) in Kingston
Thousands of Tragically Hip fans pack Kingston's city square (credit: Lars Hagberg, The Canadian Press).

The legendary Canadian band Bring It All Back to their hometown
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A closer look at how Sephora stepped out from behind the traditional makeup counter and into the twenty-first century
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(Soon to be adapted to film as ‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’)
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What are the copyright implications of Bey’s not-so-subtle reference to the family restaurant chain in “Formation”?
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The year is new and the routine grind is slowly commencing once more. Fret not! I put together a short list of things to come on the 2016 horizon. This list is intentionally obscure, and each item occupies a different medium.