Leah Golob

Leah Golob is an editorial assistant at the Vancouver Observer and writes about trending topics on a daily basis. Her interests include pop culture, travel, social issues and literary journalism. 

Leah has a master’s degree in English literature with professional experience teaching and researching Canadian literature at Brock University.

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Stephen Harper names his cuddly cat

Cuddly cat photos may just be the secret weapon to win friends and influence people -- at least that's what Stephen Harper's latest Facebook page seems to suggest. "We have a new family member,...

Bruce Allen, Dan Mangan predict Stanley Cup playoffs

"Canucks! Kesler!" Vancouver musician Dan Mangan tweeted to the Vancouver Observer with his predictions about the winner of the Stanley Cup playoffs and the Most Valuable Player. With the...

SFU student's research reaps big reward

Vancouver-based scholar and artist Alana Gerecke is among 14 doctoral candidates awarded with an $180,000 scholarship from the Trudeau Foundation this year. The Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation ...

Bieber third most powerful celebrity

Biebs rules from number 3 on Forbes’ list of the 100 most powerful celebrities in entertainment. Earning a cool $53 million between May 2010 and May 2011, the Stratford, Ontario native gives Lady...

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart sightings, real and imagined, have teens talking in Squamish, B.C.

As high school kids in Squamish, B.C. clustered together to gossip about the Twilight cast and crew, fact and fiction began to blur. Boys, particularly, satirized twihards to the level of...

Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart gossip and news from Squamish, B.C.

Random encounters with Twilight's biggest stars have some residents in the mountain town of Squamish, B.C. aflutter and the town is buzzing with gossip and "twi-fans" aka "tweeks."  As the cast...

Twilight's Taylor Lautner spotted out on the town in Squamish, B.C.

Twilight werewolf and heartthrob Taylor Lautner was spotted prowling for sushi just this past week.  A desk clerk at Squamish Inn On the Water informed us that cast members like to frequent...

Squamish bares its fangs at Twilight reporters

Mum's the word on sightings of cast or crew as Breaking Dawn rolls into Squamish.

How a second childhood changed Rupinder Gill's life

Indo-Canadian humorist writer Rupinder Gill's debut book, On the Outside Looking Indian, is a light-hearted and often self-deprecating memoir that weaves anecdotes of her unique childhood...

Government will fall, says Justin Trudeau

"On Friday or Saturday, the Prime Minister will take a walk across the street from his residence to the Governor General's office to dissolve Parliament," Justin Trudeau, MP for the Montreal riding...