What a year

If this past year has taught us anything it’s that life has no shortage of obstacles. Here are some ways that our editors dealt with some of life’s challenges this year.

Online C’s get online degrees

SATIRE: Lower standards, higher tuition, and a university prime minister that might be an alien. These are the reasons this was York’s most “decadent” year — just like the dessert.

The benefits of language learning

There are many methods and tools available to aid in language learning — a task with many social and cognitive benefits, as well as its own set of obstacles.

Bringing real rap back

Instant gratification, shorter attention spans, and an oversaturation of styles may all be contributing to the dumbing down of a genre we know and love.