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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Trump’s impatience to get back to the pre-pandemic state of affairs will make matters worse

As I am sure everyone is aware, the world is basically shutting down due to COVID-19. In Canada, all non-essential businesses are closed and will stay closed for sometime. In certain states there have been stay-at-home orders put into place that require people to self-isolate.  The impact is already harming the economy tremendously, and many economists believe that we are […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Photo by Brit Kovacs

A new wave of Instagram challenges has arrived

During my self-isolation, not a day has gone by where  I have not seen a new challenge pop up in my Instagram feed.  It started with drawing foods, then it moved onto women posting photos to lift themselves and other women up, then it was push up challenges and it slowly moved to posting a picture with the caption ‘until […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Graphic by Jamie Mere

It takes more than love to maintain a relationship

Love is one of those emotions that everyone deserves to feel in their lives. It’s one of those feelings that changes who you are and makes you connect to a new person. But is love enough to keep people together? As a child of divorce, I have seen from a young age that sometimes love is not enough to keep […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·

We shouldn’t celebrate people for doing what they should have been doing anyway

Another March has come, and subsequently, another St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone. This one, however, was slightly different than how Laurier typically sees the holiday celebrated. On March 13, Laurier announced that due to COVID-19, the remainder of classes would be completed online. Shortly after this, on March 16, the school announced that the whole campus would shut […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Summer jobs may not get your foot in the door, but they can still be helpful

Summer jobs are just around the corner and for a lot of us university students, that also means the troubling time of making decisions about what jobs we will be doing is upon us.  I know from personal experience that summer jobs were always seen as a way to get integrated into the corporate world that you might be involved […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Billie Eilish speaks out against body shaming at recent concert

Billie Eilish speaks out against body shaming at recent concert

At a recent concert, Billie Eilish protested about body shaming which consisted of a speech and removing her oversized t-shirt.  Eilish is known for wearing clothes that are baggy, and she has stated multiple times that her style has been a way for her to avoid being sexualized and to not give anyone an opportunity to be judged based off […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Canada’s chief justice against federal law to make courses in sexual assault mandatory for all judges to learn

Canada’s chief justice against federal law to make courses in sexual assault mandatory for all judges to learn

Canada’s Chief Justice has stated that he is against a proposed federal law that would make courses in sexual assault mandatory for all judges to learn, as he believes that judges should not be told what to think.  Michael MacDonald, interim executive director of the Canadian Judicial Council stated that while these courses are well-intended, they set a dangerous precedent […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Why artists need to be treated better in the music industry

Ever since I was a kid, I have been fascinated by the lives of people within the music industry. All of the components of it, from the singer to the person who runs the soundboard in the recording studio. It almost seemed like a fairy tale to me, but when I actually learned about how the industry works, the storybook […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Graphic by Jamie Mere

Should Canada be following Italy’s lead?

On March 4, 2020 it was announced that Italy was going to be shutting down schools nationwide as a way to help slow the growing of the coronavirus outbreak. As of March 3, 2020, the virus had infected more than 3,000 people within the country and has killed at least 107. This is what triggered the government to shut down […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Editorial: All feelings are valid

Editorial: All feelings are valid

Feelings suck.  There I said it. I really hate having feelings.  If I was super into astrology I would probably say that I feel feelings so intensely because I am a Pisces.  But everyone has feelings, and everyone must learn how to navigate through life with their feelings.  Something I noticed, more so this year, is that everyone is constantly […]

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