Jade Hosick

Jade Hosick

Articles by Jade Hosick

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Downtime leads to better productivity

When leaving for university, my parents stressed to me that I needed to prioritize school work. While I agree that this is good advice, I would also advise every student entering post-secondary to prioritize downtime where they focus on self-care. In high school, I found that I always had enough time to work on projects while still having a part […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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A female James Bond is a questionable idea

Currently, we are in the age of cinema where people who once were not getting portrayed in the mainstream media are now having movies made about their experiences. I am a female, and I am all for females getting roles that used to be traditionally male, but I don’t know how I feel about all roles being refigured from male […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
!3 Reasons Why does not do a good job of raising awareness of social issues

!3 Reasons Why does not do a good job of raising awareness of social issues

When I was 14, I read the book 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher, which was a book that discussed the issues facing young people today. The story starts with a girl who committed suicide recording tapes that would be sent to the people who were the 13 reasons that caused her to get to the point where she couldn’t […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Meghan McCain’s controversial remarks about the effect of firearm control on violence

In the 23-season premiere of The View on Sept. 3, Meghan McCain made waves with a controversial statement. The panel of five women were discussing the mass shooting that happened in west Texas when McCain claimed that she would not be living without her guns. Later in the episode, she said that if people are talking about taking people’s guns […]

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A discussion on celebrity relationships

Celebrity relationships are something that everyone talks about regardless of what age bracket you fall in. Everyone always seems to know what’s going on with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and their on-again off-again relationship, my dad even started a conversation with me about Miley Cyrus and her relationship with Liam Hemsworth. With their faces plastered everywhere we see, it’s […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Let’s talk about consent, baby!

Jamie Mere, Graphics EditorThe school year is starting up, and thus, the amount of people experiencing university night culture is going to be increasing once again.  People are living away from home for the first time, and are going to be discovering a life of independence that they are not used to. Maybe people have their own room, or one […]

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Harvard admission offer rescinded because of tweets

On Monday June 17, it was reported that Harvard had rescinded the offer of admission of a boy named Kyle Kashuv.  Kashuv is a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, and the ivy league school retracted their offer of admission after becoming aware of his alleged racist behaviour that had occurred before the shooting in 2018.  The […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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It’s 2019, it’s not okay to use “gay panic” as a criminal defense

On June 19, it was announced that New York became the sixth state to outlaw a criminal defense noted as “gay and trans panic defense.” This bill will now prevent people who are charged with homicide to justify the murder based on the discovery of the victim’s gender identity or sexual orientation. With the fiftieth anniversary of the stonewall uprising, […]

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