Jade Hosick

Jade Hosick

Jade is the Opinion Editor for the Cord and some strong opinions she has. When she is not hauled up in a library cubicle (her cubicle), you can find her re-watching episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race or conspiracy theory videos.

Articles by Jade Hosick

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Hot Take: Can you love someone else before loving yourself?

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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#MeToo movement has had a positive influence on the workplace environment

The #MeToo movement has been in the press for a few years and has allowed many victims of sexual assault to come forward and address what has happened to them by saying ‘me too.’ Unfortunately, most cases of sexual harassment will not receive the same amount of attention as cases that involve famous people, like the Harvey Weinstein trial that […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Trump has proposed a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Hot Take: #BellLetsTalk for more than just a day

Hot Take: #BellLetsTalk for more than just a day

Today is #BellLetsTalk day, meaning your social media feeds will most likely be full of people sharing stories about their mental health struggles or simply posting the hashtag. Every year for the past nine years on Jan. 29, Bell has donated five cents to mental health initiatives in Canada for every use of the hashtag #BellLetsTalk in tweets, snapchat filters […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Why you need to vote in student elections

When voting federally, provincially and municipally us, as young people, hear the same thing repeatedly: make an informed vote, or that our vote matters. This logic does not just apply to voting for our governments every four years but also voting for student leaders every school year. With the Laurier Students’ Union (WLUSU) elections currently happening, I think it is […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Editorial: Respecting people’s choices

Editorial: Respecting people’s choices

If you know me, you know one of the things I say almost everyday is simply “let people live their lives.” I am big on letting people do the things that make them happy as long as it is not hurting anyone else, and that is something I really want to get across in my writing. If people want to […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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I have a finstagram and you should too

When I was in high school and got my first social media account, I remember my mom telling me to be careful about what I posted since my name would be attached. My Instagram has gone through many changes, from my directioner days to my theatre kid days to who I am now. My actual Instagram account is something that […]

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Trump’s impeachment is only the beginning

January 2020 has probably been one of the most eventful months I can honestly remember, and it is only halfway over. The new decade started off with U.S. President Donald Trump issuing a drone strike against Qassem Soleimani, an Iranian Major General in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corporation. This strike was unprecedented for a lot of Americans, but the Trump […]

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What does President Trump’s impeachment mean?

On Dec. 18, 2019, the United States House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump based on two articles alleging grave misconduct. This was a decision that was made after months of debate and hearings that were conducted by the House Intelligence and Judiciary committees. The first article, which was passed by a 230-197 vote, addresses Trump’s abuse of […]

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Taylor Swift should have ownership of her own music

On July 2, 2019 Taylor Swift had posted an essay on Tumblr where she told the world about how Big Machine Records founder Scott Borchetta did not consult her when selling her work to Scooter Braun. Swift states that she was not given the opportunity to buy her own work back and has since then urged her fans to blacklist […]

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