Month: July 2010

Social Awkwardness

Written by: Jennifer Winters The thought of not being apart of society or not fitting in can start at such an early age and unfortunately continue through adulthood. Getting bullied, talked down, abused any one of these things probably more can develop into social…

Always a Kid at Heart

Written by: Jennifer Winters It would be fair to say that most children who are young want to grow up fast so they can do the things that they see everybody else doing that they can’t. Then not too long after that those kids…

Closing Time

Written by: Jennifer Winters If you ever had or still have a problem with drugs and alcohol you know it is OK to say, “maybe I’ve had too much this time.” If you are still here to say that phrase and are willing to…

Caution Ahead

Written by: Jennifer Winters There are speed limits, caution signs and construction warnings all over the world when driving. These also apply to our life when you break it down. Time goes by so fast; I have talked about how we should not live…

Big Wheels Keep on Turning

Written by: Jennifer Winters There seem to be two seasons when it comes to transportation: Winter & Summer, however, although winter may be cold there are advantages that people may be unaware of. When the wintertime comes around it all abuts the snowboards, ski,…

Thursday, April 1, 2010

By Karen Clarke So after finding out that my husband, let’s call him “J” was cheating, the first call I made was to a woman’s centre to set up a counseling appointment. Not to my mother, God, never to my mother, not to my…

Sunday, March 28, 2010 …AND SO IT BEGINS….

By Karen Clarke Not sure why I’m doing this or if anyone will even care but I think I plan to use this blog as a tool, a way to express myself and share the insane life I have subjected myself to. Don’t know…

Tweet This!

Written by: Jennifer Winters I was about 7 or 8-years-old when I saw a man pull out a portable brick-sized phone, and for the life of me I could not figure out where the cord had gone. I was dumbfounded that having a portable…

Live and Let Go

Written by: Jennifer Winters The one thing that is easy to hold on to is the past and is the one constant thing most people are in denial about. There is no doubt that we think with our heart most of the time rather…

Human Dignity Amongst the Clouded Priorities

By Julianna LaRocque In today’s society, it is incredulously easy to get caught up in the wrong things. There is immense pressure put on the physical things, that I feel that we lose touch with what is truly important. Of course, I am not…

Light Vehicle Sales – May 2010 (updated to include Volvo )‏

Dennis DesRosiers – July 20, 2010 Dennis DesRosiers – July 20, 2010 – 1 Dennis DesRosiers – July 20, 2010 – 2 By Dennis DesRosiers Comparables … a nasty little word that many OEMs don’t like to include in their monthly press releases. By…

I Do! Part 31

Written by: Jennifer Winters The summer is almost here, the shorts and skirts are out, patios are bright and beaming and ‘tis the season to break up? Over the last few weeks, most of my friends that are not married yet are breaking up…

Walking to Change

Written by: Jennifer Winters Every face has a story, does it matter what it is? Unfortunately no matter how many boundaries and walls that have been broken it seems that prejudice is still in the air and people that are a minority still get…

May 2010 Car Sales

Dennis DesRosiers – July 14, 2010

BITE ME Film Festival – Donna Kakonge on Panel for Sunday

By Jill Andrew BITE ME! FILM FESTIVAL GIVES A BIG “F” YOU TO STEREOTYPICAL IMAGES OF SEX & GENDER IDENTITY BITE ME! Toronto International Body Image Film & Arts Festival, July 16-18, 2010 July 16, 6:00-10:00p.m. Launch Party Invites ONLY at XEXE Gallery http://www.xexegallery.com…

Anxiety to Perfection

By: Jennifer Winters When the procrastination stops and ready to do the “do’s” it can be undoubtedly overwhelming. Our “to-do lists” on a daily basis can cause stress from something simple as doing the groceries, laundry, exercising at the gym to more complex: finishing…

A Big Thank You

Thank you to all of you who will be participating in one of the first ever courses on black hair politics done online. All of the 42 participants are pioneers and part of history. I thank you all for joining. I apologize to anyone…

Florida Family Writes Humorous Book About Our Animal Friends Book Portrays Animals with Human Characteristics

“We decided that what the world needs now is a little humor. So we created this book, I Had a Pet Frog, as a family project. Our talented daughter, 17-year-old, Christine Liao created the illustrations and we wrote the copy. We also wanted to…

Selling Books in Nathan Philips Square July 20th

Check out the posting for the Simply People Festival for more details on the event. I will be selling my books there on Tuesday evening. I look forward to meeting you in Toronto.

The Car Industry

Dennis DesRosiers – July 13, 2010 By Dennis DesRosiers The Globe and Mail are putting on a “Green Agenda Forum” at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Friday morning June 4’th. Green Agenda is a national platform for automotive manufacturers to explain their case…

April 2010

By Dennis DesRosiers There’s a new sheriff in town. Attached is our top ten list for the month of April and for the year to date. And for the first time in about a decade, there is a new leader on the passenger side…

My Experience at Donna Magazine

By Chris Temelkos When I was first offered an internship with Donna Magazine, I couldn’t contain my excitement, as I was always interested in the world of print and I was finally getting a chance to experience it first hand. As I began contributing…

Blackberry to Apple

By Chris Temelkos Bad news for RIM, British bank Standard Chartered will be saying adios to the Blackberry and be welcoming the ever so popular iPhone, allowing users the option to switch, which could cause thousands of other bankers to jump on the bandwagon….

Simply People Festival – July 20th

By Paul Santos Hundreds to gather at Nathan Phillips Square on July 20th at the 7th annual disability pride celebration in Toronto TORONTO—To mark the 7th annual disability pride celebration in Toronto, Simply People: Celebrating Our Lives & Identities, hundreds will gather at Nathan…

Gaming Galore

By Chris Temelkos It looks as though the gaming industry has managed to fare well in these tough economic times, thanks to online and social networking sites like Facebook and free game trials and downloads. Newzoo, a video game tracking firm found that one-third…

Social Networking and Real Estate

By Donna Kakonge Imran Javaid started using different sites like Kijiji and Craigslist a couple of years ago. “I have been active on Kijiji and do get calls and emails from customers inquiring about my listings and services,” says Javaid. “I actually have helped…

MDST 4021/4022 Senior Research Project For: Prof. Twyla Gibson By: Alex Young

Break On Through (To the Other Side): How Jim Morrison Became a Marketing Tool for 1960’s Hippie Counter Culture in America Introduction The Catholic scholar Saint Thomas Aquinas wrote a manuscript entitled, On the Governance of Rulers, where he discussed his ideas of the…

Break On Through (To the Other Side): How Jim Morrison Became a Marketing Tool for 1960’s Hippie Counter Culture in America

This is the seventh installment of the bibliographic material for Alex Young’s eight-part series done at the University of Guelph-Humber By Alex Young Bibliography Browne, David, By the Numbers: The Top-Earning Estates”, Rolling Stone Magazine, issue 1074, March 19th, 2009 DiCillo, Tom, dir., When…

Break On Through (To the Other Side): How Jim Morrison Became a Marketing Tool for 1960’s Hippie Counter Culture in America

This is the sixth installment in an eight-part series by Alex Young – Graduate of the University of Guelph-Humber By Alex Young Conclusion It is wrong, to sum up, or draw conclusions about someone based on their artwork because the artwork is based on…

Break On Through (To the Other Side): How Jim Morrison Became a Marketing Tool for 1960’s Hippie Counter Culture in America

This is the fifth installment of an eight-part series by Alex Young – Graduate of the University of Guelph-Humber By Alex Young Summary of Findings Ultimately the Doors were seen as artistic leaders of the hippie movement in America because they were artistically responding…

Break On Through (To the Other Side): How Jim Morrison Became a Marketing Tool for 1960’s Hippie Counter Culture in America

This is the fourth installment in an eight-part series by Alex Young – Graduate of the University of Guelph-Humber By Alex Young Body of Study (Analysis) Morrison’s comments on what his concept of fame is in the film “When You’re Strange” suggest that Morrison’s…

Break On Through (To the Other Side): How Jim Morrison Became a Marketing Tool for 1960’s Hippie Counter Culture in America

This is the third installment in an eight-part series by Alex Young – Graduate of the University of Guelph-Humber By Alex Young Methodology The film The Doors was released by Maple Pictures on March 1st, 1991, twenty years after Morrison’s death, it was directed…

Break On Through (To the Other Side): How Jim Morrison Became a Marketing Tool for 1960’s Hippie Counter Culture in America

This is the second installment in an eight-part series by Alex Young – Graduate of the University of Guelph-Humber By Alex Young Review of Literature The lyrics used in this thesis span over the entire catalogue of Morrison’s career as the lead singer of…

Break On Through (To the Other Side): How Jim Morrison Became a Marketing Tool for 1960’s Hippie Counter Culture in America

The following begins an eight-part series done by University of Guelph-Humber graduate Alex Young MDST 4021/4022 Senior Research Project For: Prof. Twyla Gibson By: Alex Young Break On Through (To the Other Side): How Jim Morrison Became a Marketing Tool for 1960’s Hippie Counter…

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