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Thank you for visiting my site! However, this site is no longer up to date; I have created a new website with all my latest articles and blogs at: kaitbolongaro.com Hope all is well!

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Yoga: Spiritual Practice or Intense Workout?

Photo Courtesy of the Prince Arthur Herald This article was first published in the Prince Arthur Herald on June 21, 2011.  In the past decade, yoga has become so commercialized in North America that it is almost unrecognizable from its … Continue reading

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Vogue Italia Curves Ahead?

Images Courtesy of Vogue Italia This article first appeared in Schema Magazine on June 22, 2011. Next month’s issue of Vogue Italia features three curvaceous models on the cover instead of the standard size zero fashion model usually found on … Continue reading

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Re-Branding Historical Icons | It’s All in the Name

Image Courtesy of ColourLines This article first appeared in Schema Magazine on June 16, 2011. Recently a United States cargo ship has been named after César Chávez, a farm worker’s rights activist and unionizer. It’s ironic though since he told … Continue reading

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Shame and Honour Shown to Increase Cooperation in New UBC Study

Image Courtesy of Bluerobot/Flickr. This article first appeared in the Ubyssey on June 15, 2011.  According to a new joint study by UBC and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, both shame and honour increase social cooperation. Researchers discovered … Continue reading

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La Dolce Vita

Image Courtesy of the Prince Arthur Herald This article first appeared in the Prince Arthur Herald on June 10, 2011. Every year, bustling crowds invade Vancouver’s Italian borough to celebrate Italian Day in June, and to get a taste of … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Food

Image Courtesy of The Prince Arthur Herald This article first appeared in the Prince Arthur Herald on June 4, 2011. Although food is often understood simply as a necessity for survival, an individual’s relationship with it can be more complex … Continue reading

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Emmy winner Peter Klein takes lead of UBC School of Journalism

Image Courtesy of Geoff Lister/The Ubyssey This article first appeared in the Ubyssey on June 2, 2011. On July 1, former 60 Minutes producer Peter Klein begins his term as the new Acting Director at the UBC Graduate School of … Continue reading

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Vancouver: City of Bhangra

Image Courtesy of the Prince Arthur Herald This article first appeared in the Prince Arthur Herald on May 31st 2011. While once practiced solely by the South Asian community in Vancouver, Bhangra has become a cultural dance phenomenon that is … Continue reading

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Solid Gold

Image Courtesy of the Prince Arthur Herald This article first appeared in the Prince Arthur Herald on May 10, 2011. Boutique chocolate tasting is an up-and-coming phenomenon which showcases the sweet’s finer side, beyond the big brand names commonly known … Continue reading

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