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2017 in 300 words

“I can’t believe 2017 is almost over,” people whisper while Mariah Carey blasts her Christmas tunes over the speakers at Starbucks. “Where did the year even go?” As The Cadre prepares to wrap things up for the year next week,... Continue Reading →

Should UPEI Get a Fall Reading Week?

We are fresh out of a long weekend, and I’m not sure about you, but I’m not feeling too refreshed. We had two days off this week to catch our breath before we head into final exam season, and here... Continue Reading →


I have a rant inside of me that needs to come out. It’s about the zones in the Robertson Library, and if you’re unfamiliar, then this rant might be about you. Have you ever found yourself studying in the stacks... Continue Reading →

How to Halloween Party: 101

How to host a rad party you ask? Well, you need good music for starters, you could bring some mad flipping lights and if you're feeling really ambitious, add a few smoke machines. You'd be amazed how these things can... Continue Reading →

The Not-So-Four-Year Degree

My least favourite question, besides, “Hey, wanna go to the bar this weekend?” (hey introverts) is “What year are you in at UPEI?” It forces me to go through the grueling process of explaining my messy, extended undergraduate degree to... Continue Reading →

Contraception: Women Deserve Better Than a Band-Aid

I’m a feminist, and I am not in love with contraception. The patch, shot, and especially the pill have been iconic of the feminist movement since the mid-twentieth century when the first hormonal contraception was developed by Margaret Sanger and... Continue Reading →

What It’s Like to Be a Club Sport

Varsity sports have various supporters, good attendance, and ample coverage from UPEI. Club Sports, although they are just as competitive as Varsity teams, are not given the same amount of promotion and funding. I should know, I play for the... Continue Reading →

Letter to the Editor: Fighting the Current

UPEI’s campus pub, The Wave, has been in operation since 2002. Over the years, students have seen it rise and fall over and over again. In an article posted by the Cadre in 2014, the writer claimed the Wave was... Continue Reading →

Waste of Space: Why the UPEI SU App Needs Revision

It’s very refreshing to have many systems that enhance daily student experiences here at UPEI. With utilities such as Onesearch, Moodle, and MyUPEI, we are well equipped with services for having great success during any given semester. The black sheep... Continue Reading →

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