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 ·

Season 12 RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant disqualified after sexual misconduct allegations

Season 12 of RuPaul’s Drag Race has barely started, and one of its contestants has already been disqualified and will no longer be appearing in the finale. Joey Gugliemelli, who goes by the drag persona Sherry Pie, is a New York queen who was an initially-entertaining competitor on the popular reality show, but has since been accused by eight theatre […]

by Emily Waitson· · 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 ·
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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: The therapy of a side-hustle

In the midst of balancing three jobs, a volunteer placement, and four courses, I’ve decided to allocate the remaining ten minutes of my week to a side hustle.  You may or may not be experiencing whiplash due to aggressively shaking your head in disbelief at this point. However, conditioning and molding polymer clay into earrings is cheaper than therapy and […]

by Brit Kovacs· · 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 […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Voice actor Hank Azaria steps down from voicing Apu

Actor Hank Azaria, a prevalent voice actor on The Simpsons has decided that he will no longer be voicing the character of Apu. He stated that he has been thoughtfully considering the change for many years before he made the final decision.  Azaria wanted to consult with Indian-Americans when making his decision, but after self-reflection he said that he would […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Why Disney+ moving Love, Simon to Hulu is a good thing

Why Disney+ moving Love, Simon to Hulu is a good thing

In 2018, we saw the emergence of many coming of age romantic comedy movie tropes with movies like The Kissing Booth, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, Sierra Burgess is a Loser and Love, Simon all being released within an 8-month period. All of these movies had a different aspect that would allow a vast range of people to […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·