Ben Clarkson

A student’s guide to gallery shopping

The art gallery: that impenetrable bastion of high, nearly unapproachable, culture. Its track lighting and white walls are dominated by whispering figures and sidelong glances….


Rejection!?

Eventually, no matter what, you will get to a point in your life and be hopelessly under qualified to do whatever you want to do….



Dearest David Lynch

Dearest David Lynch, I write this letter to you as a concerned and interested fan. I have been following your work for as long as…


Yoga kills

When I was deciding on what class to take this term with Bison Recreational Services I was presented with several options. The first was tae…


Working out in the water

Swimming is a form of exercise that is often overlooked. It may not be as high impact as, say, weight training or wind sprints, but…



Musical Memory : Punk rock boyscout

I was fifteen years old and quickly being molded by my overweight, slightly slow friend, Colin, to truly appreciate punk rock. Now, suburban Barrie, Ontario,…