By the Voice Editorial Board
Since Ontario’s return to in-person learning one month ago and with the start of a new semester, Richview students have had to make a number of adjustments, most notably and controversially, regarding their lunchtime plans. Upon attempting to enter the cafeteria at the start of the 2nd semester, students were greeted by bouncer-esque staff explaining that per a COVID-era policy restricting cafeteria capacity, only 150 of Richview’s approximately 1100 attending students are now allowed access to the cafeteria. Richview’s cafeteria, in which students both purchase and eat food, is the school’s only dining environment, i.e. the only accessible location with actual tables and chairs.
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By Caitlin Chung
A couple of weeks ago, someone I know told me about an unfortunate and embarrassing experience they recently had in the parking lot of an Etobicoke Walmart. They encountered a man who asked them to lend them some money to pay for their taxi fare on their way back – the taxi behind them, a black Toyota, supposedly only took credit cards as payment.
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By Caitlin Chung
Sitting in French class, watching my teacher explain a lesson on passé composé, I inhale, as any normal person would do after exhaling, and a sharp, nauseating, and even slightly funky stench enters my nostrils. Even through my mask, the smell is unbearable. I quickly glance around, struggling to figure out where exactly it’s coming from. The moment I peer down at my notes with a sigh, trying my absolute hardest to shift my focus onto the list of verbs neatly printed on my paper, I jump in my seat. Aggressive drilling, coming from some unseen part of the building, shakes the entire classroom. The percussion of clanks, bams, and booms seems endless. By the time it’s a break, I go outside to the front of the school, only to be greeted by a painfully familiar scent and song.
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Emily Reynolds Drake’s ever-lasting love for Toronto, or “the 6”, was clear as day during his October 8th concert at the Air Canada Centre. Toronto’s beloved rapper had to cancel three shows on his Summer Sixteen Tour, including one in Toronto, due to an injured ankle. He managed, however, to hold it together for one show in his hometown. … Continue reading Welcome Home 6 God