Posts Categorized: Humour

Chicken soup for the feverish soul

Ingredients: 1 chicken breast 1 package of noodles, owner unknown (but it’s probably your roommate’s) 2 cups of water 1 cup of vegetable broth (definitely stolen from your roommate) 1 carrot 1 head of broccoli (it’s been in the fridge for a few weeks, but it’s fine. Really. It’s fine.) Salt Pepper Thyme? Why not. Basil?… Read more »

Canada to fly advertising banner over Trump inauguration

In a bold attempt to increase immigration from south of the 49th parallel, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the federal government will be flying an advertising banner over Washington, D.C., during Donald Trump’s presi- dential inauguration on Jan. 20. The banner, which will reportedly picture a Canadian flag and the words “Still An… Read more »

‘Tis the season to be fashionable

Trying to find a new look for the staff Christmas party? Want to make sure you *pop* at the family dinner? Worry no further: ugly sweaters are in this year, and these outfits will guarantee you’re the talk of the town all season long. All photos by Belle White, Photo Editor

Family warfare: How to avoid tense family dinners this holiday

Oh, the holidays: the time of year when the reality of brown road slush and awkward encounters with your new step-brothers are etched into memories of pristine white snow and family unity. Yet there’s one part of the holidays that’s hard to avoid: awkward political conversations at the family dinner table. We love our grandparents… Read more »

Throwback Thursday: Still plenty of room to improve

It’s hard breaking campus news — we’ve got to keep reader interests at heart and step on some toes in the process, which can leave us with some criticism. So did we live up to reader’s expectations in 1977? According to the results of a poll we published in our Nov. 17 issue, that depends. While most… Read more »

Throwback Thursday: Pop goes the world

Our editorial on Nov. 4, 2004, reads: “If only our editorial could just be the word ‘fuck’ over, and over, and over again.” WELL FUCKING SAME, Martlet staff of 2004. With just over 24 hours to let the shock sink in that Donald Trump has actually won — he is the next POTUS and this isn’t a… Read more »