I’m in Love With the Bánh Mì.

What is ‘Bánh mì’? In Vietnamese, it is a term used to describe all types of bread. During the French colonial period in Vietnam, the baguette was introduced to the Vietnamese diet. Here in the West, however, the bánh mì represents more than just a plain old baguette. It has become synonymous with what many…

Review: The Martian

Ridley Scott’s newest sci-fi feature The Martian was released last weekend to much anticipation, and it had some big shoes to fill. Matt Damon plays astronaut Mark Whatney, the sixth crewmember of a manned research mission to Mars. During an unexpected storm on the red planet, the crew is forced to abort the mission in…

Friday Fashion: A Guide to Denim

Nothing is more synonymous with autumn than denim. My favourite feeling is slipping on my most loved pair of skinny jeans after a long summer of shorts and sundresses. A good pair of jeans is like home. You feel safe, confident, and like your true self. The thing about jeans is that there are so…

October is here!

But just because summer officially ended last week doesn’t mean the end of fun Vancouver activities. The weather has gotten colder and the urge to get through homework and studying (ie. cuddle up under a blanket with a hot beverage and Netflix) is pretty strong, but there are still a lot of fun activities around…

Trailers & Expectations

I want to issue you a challenge: Watch more movies without having seen the trailer, in a state of pure, blissful ignorance. You’ll love it, I promise. I issue this challenge after noticing a pattern in my moviegoing experiences. Those movies that I’m genuinely excited for -that I watch every trailer, discuss every possibility with…

Campus Contests: Vancouver Fashion Week

It’s Fashion Week It’s that time of year again! #VancouverFashionWeek is upon us and we’re giving away a pair of tickets! How to Enter: There are 3 ways you could win a pair of tickets to Vancouver Fashion Week! Either by Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. Post an #OOTD (Outfit of the Day) with the hashtag #LinkMagVFW,…