How to Commit to Your Commit to Fit

Every year when Christmas wraps up and New Year’s looms, people begin to make their New Year’s Resolutions: goals we have to try and make ourselves better next year. The most common New Year’s Resolution is to get in shape, with everyone flocking to their nearest gym to sign up and commit to fit. And… Read more »


Study suggests positive outcomes for a new online mental health clinic

Does a new year necessarily have to mean a new you? We hear it all the time with New Year’s Resolutions – the want to lose weight, cut out a bad habit or change your overall outlook on the world. Resolutions can be a great thing, but they often die out and become forgotten as… Read more »



“Man cannot remake himself without pain, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.” – Alexis Carrel I wasn’t really sure what I was going to write for this month’s issue. If you know me, you know that mental health is something that I truly care about. Some of the most important people in… Read more »

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    Becoming a University Student

    You usually wake up from your alarm, but this morning, you feel a surge of excitement inside you. Why? Because you know today is the last exam of high school, and in a matter of two months, you will be a university student. As you are dwelling on that thought, you suddenly feel the anxiety… Read more »

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    My first steps

    The old, grey plastic chairs lazily creaked every time one of my new undergraduate colleagues shuffled in the seats. Some of us rested a pen and paper on the black tables, connected into a large rectangle at the centre of the basement room at McLaughlin College at York University. All ten of us (or there… Read more »

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    First and Last Times

    For some of you, this is going to be the first time you’ll pick up an issue of MacMedia and read about our back-to-school articles, about all the fantastic things you’ll learn about York and everything you and your friends can do here. But for some of you, including myself, this is (probably) going to… Read more »

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    First Year Isn’t Set in Stone

    16 years of age, and you’re navigating the treacherous waters of high school. You finally finish grade 10 and your teachers remind you that you have to soon decide what you want to study in University. It’s important, because when picking those high school classes, you may need certain credits to get into a particular… Read more »

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    So, it comes to show that the years really do slip by. I can look back to yesterday and still think I had just started university. Where did all that time go? Not going to lie, I was very nervous on my first day of university, I had my mom drop me, and then picked… Read more »

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    Quick Tips from a Fourth-Year Student

    First off, a piece of brotherly advice: if you have questions, ask. Always ask, never be afraid to ask. There’s nothing worse than walking in the wrong direction for longer than you need to… especially with the amount of money we’re paying for these degrees. There is walk-in advising on campus (right by the Scott… Read more »

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    4 Comments Aspiring Artists Are Sick of Hearing

    They say ‘the creative adult is the child who survived’. Whether you are a musician, actor, dancer, visual artist, or writer, you are considered an artist. If you have chosen to pursue your artistic passion after high school, I salute you. Pursuing the arts is certainly not easy, but you are incredibly brave for taking… Read more »


    The Ball and Chain

      It’s like the unofficial first step into getting married. Maybe. But so many people are scared to actually dive into a long-term relationship. Now, long-term doesn’t have to mean 5 or 10 years; the couple determines whether they’ve been in a long-term or committed relationship, so you’ll know when you’re in one.   There’s… Read more »


    An Open Letter to My “Almost Relationship”

    Dear you-know-who-you-are, Where do I start? Writing this letter alone poses the difficult task of translating the endless stream of thoughts that run wild in my mind, into a beautiful amalgamation of words that would make you understand how I feel. To this, I say, I will try my best. We weren’t in a relationship… Read more »


    The Scientific Truth Behind Dark Penises and Lady Parts

      Bananas come in all different shapes, colours and sizes – it’s a known fact. Some are soft, ripe, and you can even freeze them for banana bread if they discolour to the point of no return!  But have you ever looked down and noticed that your Tom Jones has discoloured with age? If you… Read more »