Teen Beach: Enjoy that idle time

Everyone deals with idle time differently. While some do their best to eradicate any chance of a spare moment in their schedule, others love having nothing to do. For teenagers, summer can bring lots of idle time – so much that sometimes it’s difficult to come up with things to do aside from spending time […]

Teen Beach: Make skateboarding accessible

Skateboarding is about community. For the 10th anniversary of the opening of the East York Skatepark at Stan Wadlow Park, the Toronto Skate Commission recently held a clean-up and barbecue at the park. Artists came to cover old graffiti with their work and skaters came to repaint ramps and clean the park. It wasn’t all […]

What do Malvern students think about feminism?

Feminism is a concept that is ingrained in the constitution and prevalent in Canadian culture – take, for example, Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, recently adapted for television, with scenes filmed in our neighbourhood. People like the Famous Five, and former prime ministers Kim Campbell and Pierre Trudeau fought for equality in a […]

At Malvern, music is better together

Music is timeless. Whether you are young or old, there’s always a tune that gets your toes tapping. At Malvern Collegiate, generations collide every Thursday at lunch in the school’s very own Vinyl Cafe. Sadly, the club has not gotten a visit from CBC legend Stuart McLean yet, but fingers are still crossed. The premise […]