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We abe maser Tove ou and are our platfonn toa bth serious and ges thoughts and we take tht to eat everytime wept an ete distributor together, frida coma Ccutnarty ours, stall Sofa Champion & An U Tsang padraicoln torin-chiet iitieton daniel mabmoudl avneet sharma charlie wagner calazon ale front cover pace hoes back cover atsha phan & ee sandblom contributors na twinge sles besa alisha pham ‘yer ees «ale sanabiom Tin stctrood acy stark tebela About us ‘The Gargoyle is University College's sreasest student newspaper and publishes every two weeks. Weare a paper that believes that sometimes you should be angry, and tha sometimes you should be loud, and if'you have not hada voice before, you deserve a voice. We do not give print space to bigots an we do ot eign neutrality on isues of socal juste. ALthismoment, wearesanding and ‘ollaging antique furniture with newspaper dippings and mod podge. Production bi-weekly in the UC Junioe Common Root. ‘ NIN AN IN AIN AN OAR warsvurovl wou i Statement On The Events of September the gargoyle a Wizerd? potions v king cooks 9 Ye Think Yer subhijha Now, think ti safe to assume that some people have chosen the prestigious instittion of University College fort glorious history, ts tiverse tradition or fs unwavering belief inclusivity. 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Pease forthe ove ofa things eal nnd beni Than, Stay frosty the truths out there Some Notes on Architecture tyler riches and brie augustine okay so, there are sme pretty rough things that Humanity’ come up ih ia our time on earth ‘imate change war, pineapple para ~ but today (rete going tobe gsing an impassioned ertique rncmansions britlim, open concepts {defensive design, bird spikes nd otber assorted topics that gts doesnt have the guts to ay scholarship application tamed down atthe end high schol it asked me to explain what ms improvement i woul make tom community =i prceedettosent for 730 words abot th Ise to suburbia memansions the'e ch umeesore-all me WHY you coal poy teed that many diferent octet son shite pcket-enced pot of manicored ass pretentious. long story short they rjecte my it take number two: Roman Columns. Bring roman colnnns back. - brie hot take number three: brutalism, we've all seen robars turkey? peacock? i personally Subscribe tothe eke however think wee all ignoring what robarts ell isu yer hot tke number four: bird spikes. your uninteresting sign would lok better with bird {rapon itthan it docs with pigeon spikes allover i they ace nal, andl your sgn eno prime teal estate ri hot take number five: defensive design. bird spikes area part of a bigger problem: defensive design, defensive design isan have arm rst nthe middle ofthe bench — to keep people rom sleeping on them. we get it ‘municipalities. yon ite poor people. invest the ple's presence lke benches at bus tops that ‘money to build arm rests in programs to combat poverty and homelessness. oth. - ler vietorian architecture. if hous looks like it ould be in mortca adam pinterest page; iit Took like kids would avoid triekor treating there give me that lease. large stained glass windows are worth potential haunting, and if bla swan ad a ghost bovtiend maybe fd sath twilight. brie hhot take number seven open concept living. if you've ever watched an episode ofthe property brothers than you are probably Jntimately aware ofthe obsession of open ‘concept living: n which the hitehen dining room, andthe living oom are all one. bt can peoplep lease leave walls between eooms. first of al brenda you don’ ned tbe in constant glance of our children bt mor importantly diferent rooms with different functions exit fora reaon, there is no need f a kit-in-ving room. the fomo of ot being abl towatch your Rance chad play eal of day while ‘you pour yourself a sangria s too much. let house. - brie hot take nun suburbia. yer eights god I hate Tiny Take on Tiny Houses charlie wagnerchazalon Aa person paying way to much money for wea too ite apartment ina neighborhood that Smell ike weed by day and rine by ight frequently dream abo iting p my tiny two bedrooms and dropping iti the mle ofthe words to begin my of gid granola making business The difference between me and tn house owner is that | don't fucking do that because i's a tertile idea, you can afford to buy 200 acres of land in California wine county ‘ot cam probly aford to pat honse on {hats ig enongh to stand pn itera eannot think «reason people would actualy buy one ofthese things, Ach beads met belive theyre actually just a Fich person equivalent of paving the Sims befon ‘ou'e figured out cheat codes. 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I someone doesnt consistently make you if better, why spend time worrsng a yourselftoa shit rela the kitchen ad gto for more satisfying one! time to enhance ovr Hives, ladies and gentlemen, means no more subpar dates nor snting baking sveatres Trove you frend food porn consumer Recovering Rehab Addict i'm begging for more than just a pop of colour Iucas hunteman merkur {had to stop watching home renovation shows Witnessing neverending parade of arate filled houses gutted to fit the La Croix of asthe was making me go fra Talways advocate doing what makes you haps! And ving in eggtell white homes with novntrior wale dors that fr people who ae ‘ery invested inthe 25 kids turban dream, However, watching them make these houses into a shrine to nentifation, white supremacy, and Shiplap made me wan to curl up abd de Removing crown molding, painting old oak doors neutral tones, and installing oversized ust” htcen lands should be listed as federal erimes. The image of upper-middle class Americana shoved down out throats on HGTV is fot only unattainable, but lacks any markers of individeaism, Each eouple ie presented as ‘innovators, siting an example forthe non txstent legions of llennial homeers. 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We see yor Bob, just, rete fom cookery and live your best wine dad ie, In short, Bobby Flay claims he's food genius ‘who alee game to throve down, but dnt "hink he'd et 0 tough if oer hrs the thunce to eateh these hands Meae Puerae tiam p. bryant 1 can't promise that our home wile full flight, Oranything poetic tike that But I can promise thee be windows — Asbigas lean afford And wel be able t let a8 much through as we Tm not so certain about a porch either — ‘Or ansthing curios like second storey — But therellbe pace eno or the oth os, Ad we can dance, iyoulite, And cok fod that we Ie, Anu jst genera ge om with ie so otherwise beringand noncommital, {can't promise our home will be anything but Aching longing, tenderness, Coloring every corner and crevice, Butt will be home enough, Love permitting as 1m certain tat the paint wil change overtime, Anil that the windows wil tin the wind Bot the walls are And Ill be too Belmondo in My Bed ‘Belmondo in my bed, donning my blue pyjamas, gazing quiialy at mes, ‘The unruly waves of is hair secking refage on rm checkered bedsheet (Wanting to livin the Heaven where I press my lips where his neck and cavile meet, The thought of being i his arms ills my mind with lee). ers map ou your body: the peak ofthe jaw the rough ofthe knee, ‘The waves ofthe ving, honey ofthe ees so The lines and shapes on your chest guide my elie a street, Desiring olive Breathless if carefree But youre unt aman who starred in some movies in the past ‘Where you drove through avenues beamed with lights red, green, blue Orvalhed down the Champs-Elysées after Aang the lve Reminding me of my desire for something, ‘anything to last ‘Looking at films that ridicule that desire but to blind deste flew: Let me keep my rationality: my fatal aw. 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(Some children are eke ike that, I suppose) Months later, when she returned tothe garden, shestumbled upon the rabbit ing right where she had left it Tt as forever changed though = ‘the sim beating down on its belly had faded its coor. The gil felt git for being so careless with something she thought she loved so mc, By the wa this stony actually happened We know aboot it because the gil wae the ital form of animator Rebecca Sugar, who has mentioned the experience at sce of eeatve When Twas a child, Labo abandoned a toy smal, imbless "mouse" that night have just, bbeen made as part ofa children's pz got tached 101, though, and when I realized Thad left untouched in the basement for months. T felt sad for itand brought it upto my rot recall thatthe Ty Story moves played role in nny “empathy” frit Thanks for emotionally