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Comic Con cosplayers become real life superheroes

Amy Chen Arts Reporter While Daleks terrify the show floor, Sith and Jedi duke it out with lightsabers while celebrities meet and greet their biggest fans. Children awe over cosplayers dressed as their favourite superheroes at Toronto Comic Con. One celebrity cosplayer was Holly Wolf, who cosplayed the character of X-Men member Jean Grey. She said she loved watching X-Men… More

OPINION: Canada must do more in wake of devastating gas attack in Syria

By: David Tuchman On Tuesday, the Syrian government unleashed a devastating gas attack in a northern rebel-held territory. The carnage featured dozens of helpless children gasping for breath and even more dead. The attack stirred worldwide condemnation but words aren’t enough to stop an increasingly confident al-Assad, Syria’s brutal dictator, who continues to get bolstered by Russia. Among them was… More

OPINION: ‘Unlimited’ VIA Rail promotion a face-palm disappointment to youth

By: Javon Walker There are few things more aggravating than seeing a company completely botch a great idea. I’m not sure if the planning committees behind some of these PR stunts only think of the best case scenarios, but sometimes I’m just left face-palming at how unprepared companies are when everything backfires. That Kendall Jenner Pepsi commercial is a great… More

EDITORIAL: Students most vulnerable in GTA housing crisis

ETC STAFF In the same week Major League Baseball re-opens its ballparks, the Greater Toronto Area’s out-of-control housing and rental prices are reaching a fever pitch. For a potential homebuyer in the GTA, the average selling price of a home last month was over $916,567, according to the city’s real estate board in a statement on Wednesday, a jump of… More