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Retirement Spotlight: A Look Into Ms. Feller’s Time at MCI

As the school year comes to a close, so does the 20-year teaching careerof one of MCI’s most impactful teachers: Ms. Feller. Having spent herentire time as a teacher at Martingrove, M...

Jun 22, 2022

Tearing Down Booster Myths In-Time for Your 18th Birthday

Nowadays, rumours and word-of-mouth are primary ways of gettinginformation. While sometimes this can be beneficial in spreadingimportant details, in our current world, where news is h...

Feb 15, 2022

The Federal Election: Why Did We Have One?

The 2021 federal election took place a few days ago, and it didn’t endup changing much within the government. In fact, even with the additionof three seats in the House of Commons, th...

Sep 25, 2021

Summer and Warm Weather: Your Mood Booster

Look out the window: do you see the sun shining brightly onto the greengrass? This is just one of many signs the summer months are withinreach. With summer approaching, you may notice...

Jun 30, 2021

🥓 The Reason MCI Doesn’t Have Windows

Hey Bears! Regardless of how long you’ve been at MCI, you’ve definitelynoticed that our school lacks a significant thing: windows. We, at theBeacon, recently came across ancient MCI h...

Apr 01, 2021

🥓 Exclusive Facts About Ed Sheeran

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! On this momentous day, I thought Iwould take the time to raise awareness for a small local artist named EdSheeran. His hair is incredible, and his mus...

Apr 01, 2021

Snowflakes and People: How Differences Make Us Special

Have you looked outside lately? With the new year now upon us, we arebeginning to see the classic staple of living in this northern country:snow. White, soft, beautiful, all-encompass...

Jan 28, 2021

MCI Pandemic Perspectives

We posed a list of relevant questions to MCI students at each gradelevel, once in May, then again in November. These students gave briefresponses, accounting for their unique experien...

Dec 07, 2020

Knowledge is Power: Why to Stay Informed During the Pandemic

If there is one word to describe the world we live in today, it wouldbe, “uncertain.” Uncertain of what to do, where to go next, and what isgoing to happen in the near future. Everywh...

May 15, 2020

Female Representation in Journalism: A Harsh Reality

Imagine you get a job in your dream field of work. You start off well,yet after a while, you realize that your role in the company is notadvancing and your work is being limited. This...

May 15, 2020

The Psychology Behind New Year's Resolutions, and Why Many Don’t Fulfill Them

A lot happens in a year. Each person undergoes easy and hard times,facing both triumph and defeat. This makes up for the time spentthinking, working, and scrambling to get through it ...

Dec 06, 2019

The Reasoning Behind Spider-Man’s Exit from the MCU

If you’re a Marvel fan like me, then you’ve probably heard about therecent drama between Sony and Disney regarding Spider-Man. If youhaven’t heard about what is happening, here’s a su...

Nov 10, 2019