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Top Five Pick-Up Lines Not to Use on St. Patrick’s Day

While there is rarely ever a good time to use a pick-up line, you’re much more likely to attempt one after you’ve gotten a few green beers in your system Continue reading

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Drink of the Week: Fruli Strawberry Float

The only other beer float I have had prior to the Fruli Strawberry Float was a Guiness Beer Float with French vanilla ice cream drizzled with caramel and chocolate syrup. It was quite the dessert, seeing as a pint of Guiness could qualify as dinner. Continue reading

The Anatomy of an All-Nighter

If you’ve never pulled a desperate all-nighter in an effort to save your pale ass from flunking a university course, then fuck you. The staff over at Online Colleges gets us, and they created an infographic on the methods and effects of this wonderful experience, which you can click and read below:

A Fireside Chat With Toronto Custom Suits

This interview was featured in the February 27 print issue.

Pinterest? What’s That?

Noofa Hannan, Howl Staff If you’d like a virtual pinboard, Pinterest is for you. But it is much more than just a pinboard. Developed by a Californian company called Cold Brew Labs, Pinterest is a photo sharing social website that was launched in March 2010 with the mission to “connect everyone in the world through … Continue reading

Money In Yo’ Pocket Part III: Saving!

J.D. Moneysaver, Contributor There are a myriad of ways to save your money. Using a savings account is the most common and basic method, and also the method a student is most likely to utilize. Savings accounts are designed for exactly that – saving your money. They come with no monthly fees and the bank … Continue reading

Drink of the Week: Éphémère Apple

Gloria Mak, Howl Staff I have friends who are out in Cancun enjoying a refreshing Corona and lime while they lay on the sand with the water lapping their feet.  . As for me, I’ve discovered that embracing the cold, wintery weather in my warmest jacket is just as awesome, particularly after a long, hard … Continue reading

Are You Sabotaging Yourself?

Self-sabotage is anything you do to reduce your chances of success. Most of us have been guilty of procrastinating at some point in our academic careers. But if you find yourself jeopardizing your GPA by indulging in Facebook memes instead of studying, this is for you. Continue reading

Bought A Smartphone? You’re Now A Photojournalist

The friendly writers over at Frugal Dad just couldn’t wait to share this with all of us here at The Howl and yourself!  It’s totally possible they started researching for this infographic because they’re iPhone and Crackberry addicts, but so’s half of our staff.  There’s also a good chance you are. So put your addiction … Continue reading

Drink of the Week: Black Gold

Gloria Mak, Howl Staff Coffee cocktails have always been a favourite of mine after dinner occasions because they round off a good meal. Being a student, a combination of liquids stereotypically associated to my lifestyle couldn’t be better news, particularly since midterms are fast approaching. Ingredients: 4 oz coffee, hot 1/4 oz Triple Sec 1/4 … Continue reading

Money In Yo Pocket: The Basics

Part 1: Basic Money Saving Info J.D. Moneysaver, Contributor I’ve worked as a teller at a bank for several years. If I took all the money that I’ve seen students waste on unnecessary fees and interests payments and bought beer with it, I would have… a hell of a lot of beer. Sadly, that potential … Continue reading

Drink of the Week: The Greyhound

Gloria Mak, Howl Staff I’m of those people who could eat a classic sugary cereal breakfast any time of day. But shouldn’t we be a little more grown up by now? Let’s add some big-girl pizzazz to that occasional omelet with a Greyhound. Ingredients: 1.5oz Vodka (or gin) 5oz fresh grapefruit juice Garnish with a … Continue reading

Leave The Pack Behind

Be Brave.  Be a Quitter.

Toying With The World

Our friends over at FrugalDad.com made this infographic: it’ll make you feel left out if you haven’t gotten any toys recently.  Check it out 🙂 Source: frugaldad.com

Vancouver Area Struck By Fake iPad 2 Scam

Noofa Hannan, Howl Staff You’ve just bought a brand new iPad 2 from your local Best Buy and can’t wait to show it off. Excited, you open the box, only to discover a slab of modeling clay instead. You’ve just been conned. A growing fraud involving the sale of modeling clay in iPad 2 boxes … Continue reading