Diversions: The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

I love Jane Austen. I especially love Pride and Prejudice. I grew up watching the BBC version with Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle. And yes, for those of you wondering, I have read the book. This is not one of… [continue reading]

Weakly Theory: Essentialism

Essentialism Theory: a tried and true philosophy that is held dearly by University students the world over, if only for the fact that it is all about the bare minimum. What’s that? I need to read 4 chapters out of… [continue reading]

Ask Quentin

          Dear Quentin, I messed up at my parent’s place on the weekend at Thanksgiving. My grandparents are appalled and my niece won’t even look at me. What can I do? Mike Burns   Dear Mike,… [continue reading]

The Purple Walk of Purple

On Friday evening the rally organized by BUABS (Brandon University Anti-Bullying Society) convened outside of the Healthy Living Centre in support of bullying awareness and mental health. To kick off the event were speeches from several individuals including the Brandon… [continue reading]

A Letter from BU’s President

I am writing this letter in response to a recent article in The Quill, volume 105, issue 5, September 30th, 2014 on page 2, entitled “Opening Board of Governors Meeting”. First, I commend and respect the important and longstanding contribution… [continue reading]

ACC October Soccer Scores

This past weekend, October 4th and 5th, were busy days for soccer. On Saturday in women’s soccer Providence University College was up against Canadian Mennonite University with the final result at 8-0 to Providence University College. As well, Red River… [continue reading]

Classic Horror Games

Good horror attempts to get the viewer (reader, gamer, etc.) to react through two situational states: the build-up, and the reaction (or overreaction!). The build-up puts the viewer in a state of tension, using atmosphere, or ambience, and expectation to… [continue reading]

Review: Pupa

Genre: Horror, Romance?, Science? Studio: Studio Deen Rating: 1/5 Pupa is a 2014 5-minute-per-episode series that tells the touching and/or spooky story of Utsutsu and his younger sister, Yume,  as they are infected with the mysterious pupa virus.  One day… [continue reading]

Review: Super Mario 3D World

Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Wii U Genre: Action, Platformer Rating: 4.5 / 5 Super Mario 3D World is platforming at it’s finest. This time, Bowser has kidnapped seven defenseless fairies by trapping them in glass bottles. (Bowser, you’re thinking of a… [continue reading]

Global View: Hockey

I was pretty familiar with Canadians’ crazy interest in hockey before I came here. When you are outside Canada, you get the image of maple, bacon and hockey when you think about Canada. So when the “Wheat Kings” season started,… [continue reading]