Opinion

Rejecting toxic masculinity

Rejecting toxic masculinity

One of the responsibilities I put on myself is to look for opportunities where I can use my gifts and positions of influence to help other people and magnify their stories. However, while writing this editorial, I found that it only felt right to speak to something close to my heart. I have been very fortunate to learn tools from […]

by Garrison Oosterhof· · Opinion ·
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March for Our Lives students protest for stricter gun regulations

On Saturday, March 24, 200,000 protestors gathered in Washington DC for the March for Our Lives demonstration to enact stricter gun laws in the United States. It was created and organized by #NeverAgain, a group of students who survived the mass shooting that occurred at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14. Everytown for Gun Safety, a gun […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
Editor’s Note: Proactive approach

Editor’s Note: Proactive approach

Eat well, exercise, talk about your feelings, take care of yourself. Easier said than done for most of us right? But if you are the type of person who freezes up in the face of adversity, I would recommend not letting self-care fall to the back burner, because it can be a slippery slope. It’s so easy for us to […]

by Kurtis Rideout· · Opinion ·
Graphic by Simran Dhaliwal

Long distance shouldn’t be the end to a relationship

Since late December, I’ve seen my boyfriend in person a total of eight days. Between getting sick — again — being in and out of the doctor’s and then flying off to exchange in England for a semester, physically getting to one another is next to impossible. Our relationship was one of the biggest reservations I had about going on […]

by Madeline McInnis· · Opinion ·
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Unsigned: Laurier students deserve better

Faith Goldy, a Canadian woman described as having alt-right leanings who was formerly affiliated with The Rebel Media, was set to be the first speaker for Laurier Students for Open Inquiry’s “Unpopular Opinions” series on March 20. Goldy gained attention for her coverage of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville and has raised a considerable amount of local controversy […]

by Cord Staff· · Opinion ·