Aditee Kissoon

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Aditee Kissoon is a freelance writer & 4th year Communications student at the University of Ottawa. Passionate about fashion and politics, she also spends her time volunteering for on-campus media organizations & the international office. 

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The best self care tips to beat the winter blues

The best self care tips to beat the winter blues

Photo credit: Thom Holmes The days are shorter, sunlight is scarce, and hibernation is in full swing. Winter has only begun and it feels like an eternity before we’ll be able to shake off our layers and enjoy a warmer and brighter climate. Battling the winter blues is exhausting when we’re [...]

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A Sustainable Fashion Revolution

A Sustainable Fashion Revolution

Sustainable fashion is the newest trend and highly debated topic in the fashion industry today. Consumers and fashion conglomerates are revamping their business models to tackle their ecological footprint. This eco-friendly movement has denounced fast-fashion companies built on capitalistic systems, [...]

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Generation Panic: Why Millennials are the Most Anxious Generation

Generation Panic: Why Millennials are the Most Anxious Generation

You know the feeling when your brain has too many tabs open? No? That saying resonates with so many young professionals, so much so that it’s become part of the generational humour. I have come across so many articles claiming that millennials are the most anxious generation in history. A baby-boomer [...]

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Spirituality is Unity: A Sacred Walk

Spirituality is Unity: A Sacred Walk

Ottawa gathered in solidarity with the Anishinaabe community for the “Spirituality is Unity” Sacred Walk. Since 2016, talks about urban development priced at $1.2 billion have taken place to build condominiums on unsurrendered Algonquin territory, violating the recognition of their rights, [...]

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A Round of Appaws for Ottawa’s Vogs & Dogs Event

A Round of Appaws for Ottawa’s Vogs & Dogs Event

Ottawa’s four-legged volunteers teamed up with John Fluevog Shoes Ottawa on June 9th for a night of fun shoes and craft beer to celebrate the wonderful work that Ottawa Therapy Dogs does. Fluevog fans and dog lovers collaborated to bring awareness to the charity organization and expose the brilliant [...]

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Together 4 Yes: Ireland’s Abortion Vote

Together 4 Yes: Ireland’s Abortion Vote

Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth amendment of its constitution on May 25th 2018, putting an end to the country’s 35 year abortion ban in defiance of catholic conservatism. Activists flooded the streets of Dublin prior to the vote to encourage Irish voters to liberate women from the patriarchal [...]

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Lennard Taylor: Canada’s own fashion Matisse

Lennard Taylor: Canada’s own fashion Matisse

Photo credit: Aditee Kissoon Born and raised in Winnipeg, with an ancestry rooted in Britain and Switzerland, Lennard Taylor makes designs that belong at the Grand Palais catwalk. Every brushstroke blossoms into a work of art; every piece is individually crafted by the artist’s hands. Taylor’s [...]

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A Letter To The Broken Hearted

A Letter To The Broken Hearted

Days and nights passed by, restless; every time I held up my hand all I saw was an unrecognizable heartline. Heavy eyes, tremors and headaches became a part of my routine. I feared every second I was left alone with myself but I loathed every exchange I had with those who crossed my path. I was lost. [...]

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Endometriosis and Yoga: Healing pain from within

Endometriosis and Yoga: Healing pain from within

Those who live with Endometriosis are accustomed to living in pain. Every step, even every breath, makes you more aware of the bitter taste of pelvic pain. For nine years I have learnt not to push myself too hard, to limit my exercise routine and to ensure a proper diet, avoiding foods that can trigger [...]

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HerCampus UOttawa Steps into The Wild at Capital Catwalk

HerCampus UOttawa Steps into The Wild at Capital Catwalk

Photos courtesy of HerCampus Uottawa It was truly a jungle in Lansdowne’s Horticulture Building on the evening of February 10th, when HerCampus UOttawa hosted their 6th annual Capital Catwalk. Models prowled down the runway in original and unique fashions designed by Zarucci, Zargara, Alexandra [...]

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