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Simone Saini

The Wonders of Learning a Second Language

It is estimated that there are over 6,500 languages spoken in the world today. Learning a second language can provide many benefits, whether it be regarding job opportunities, cultural connections, or cognitive development. First off, learning a second language gives…

The Key to Staying Fit

After a long day at work or at school, the last thing most individuals want to do is step on the treadmill to go for a quick run. However, did you know that running just for 10 minutes each day…

The Festival of Holi

Holi, celebrated this year from March 28th to the 29th, is deemed one of the most celebrated, revered, and colourful festivals in India and abroad. The holiday is sometimes referred to as the “festival of love,” for on this day,…

The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gives a speech
This past Monday was Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, a holiday predominately celebrated in the United States. As its name suggests, this day honours Martin Luther King’s tremendous work in the fight for civil rights in America. Born in 1928,…

The Importance of Volunteering

people standing in front of brown cardboard boxes
Volunteering can come in many forms, whether as a basketball coach, a math tutor, or as a server for your local community kitchen. Whatever the activity may be, volunteers certainly contribute to humanity and society’s betterment. It has been estimated…

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

lit candles
Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a holiday celebrated by an estimated one billion people worldwide. It is one of India’s biggest and most important festivals, happening on the 14th of November this year. Diwali is also…

Stress

It’s 11:50 PM on a school night, and you’re working against the clock to finish an important history paper due at midnight. You feel scared, panicked, anxious, and think there’s no way you’ll hand in your assignment on time. At…

Back to School

The summer holidays are quickly coming to an end. Within a couple of weeks, students will be back in classrooms, reading Shakespeare, exploring World War II history, performing lab experiments, and much more. No longer will students be sitting at…