Teaser: Is yoga losing its cultural value?

Emerge feature writer Autumn Ladouceur Is yoga too popular for its own good? Does this multi-billion dollar industry over shadow the spiritual essense of this ancient practice? Or should we all embrace the yoga explosion? Check back with Autumn as she explores this developing phenomenon.

Teaser: Are you afraid of the dark?

Emerge feature writer Ashlee Lacasse Have you ever thought of what it would be like to eat a three-course meal in complete darkness? See why putting yourself in a blind man’s shoes for two hours is a lot harder than it may seem. Follow Ashlee on her (messy) journey to Canada’s only dine in the dark […]

Teaser: Toronto Runs

Emerge feature writer Chantel Bound Running doesn’t require fancy apparel, expensive equipment or organization of a team. All you need is a pair of shoes and the determination to get out there and push yourself. So why not make 2012 the year you begin exploring Toronto for the various runs it has to offer? Chantel […]

Teaser: Marijuana-crazy Toronto culture

Emerge feature writer Corey D’Souza Did you vote in the last federal election? If you didn’t, you are actually in the majority considering less than half of eligible voters between ages 18-25 cast a vote in the 2008 Federal Election. Now, the Federal Liberal Party of Canada has introduced a new mandate including the possible […]

Teaser: Consignment Stores

Emerge feature writer Magdalena Kapela What goes into a new T-shirt ? Enough energy to keep an 18W compact fluorescent light bulb going for 27 days. Enough water to quench the thirst of 243 people for one day. And 10.4 pounds of CO2 emissions. Stay tuned as Magdalena keeps you informed on how to stay green and stylish […]

Teaser: Growing Pains

Emerge feature writer Alexandria Bridges More young adults are seeking therapy, but why? Studies indicate that one in five children have some sort of mental, behavioural or emotional problem. Among them a mere 30% receive treatment. After overcoming the fear and embarrassment of asking for help, I gained the courage. This is my first year […]