Non-English Majors and the Publishing Industry

Back in the day when I was looking for a full time work, I was astounded that publishing jobs tend to look for either journalism or English majors.  I can understand why they prefer someone with a journalism background, but English?  Why aren’t other liberal arts majors listed?  I find it interesting that HR would […]

Evan Biddell Sale at Chasse Gardee

Cynthia Cheng It was a night where fashion met multimedia art on November 25 as Evan Biddell’s “End of Decade” sale transformed Queen Street West boutique, Chasse Gardee, from shoe store to art centre. Featuring a multi-media window display by Jol Thomson, who had a show at Toronto’s Distillery District a few days later. The sale […]

Cynthia's Thoughts: Our Dependence on Technology – good or bad?

In the past ten years, society has been increasingly dependent on technology. The cell phone, once a gadget of those in the financial sector, can be found on practically everyone between the ages of 16 and 65. Some people don’t even have landlines, almost unheard of prior to 2003. Recently, I was watching a first […]