Opinion

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Is Canada as accepting as it seems to be?

  Growing up I was always taught that Canada was a loving and accepting place for every person no matter what they looked like or where they came from. Since hearing that, I was always proud to be a Canadian. I wa proud to see that the country I was born into was one of acceptance. Then, as I grew […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Editorial: Don’t just share, act!

Climate change has been a growing cause of concern for people across the globe for years. We see the effects of climate change everywhere: across the news, on the internet, through social media and, for some of us, even first hand. However, for those of us who are lucky enough to live in a place that has yet to be […]

by Sophia Cole· · Opinion ·

We shouldn’t hide behind our screens

I love technology and I am going to admit that I might let it rule my life more than I should — the other day I literally texted my roommate even though we were sitting in the same room. Of course, technology definitely makes our lives easier, but as a society I think we have gotten to the point where […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
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Discussing the conservator over Britney Spears’ children

Britney Spears is an iconic, household name, and holds the unofficial title of Queen of Pop, though Mariah Carey may have something to say about that. Britney has been in the public eye since the late 1990s going on 20 years of performing after entering the music scene as a solo artist in 1998, although she did make appearances on […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Opinion ·
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Are Ezra ‘darties’ overrated?

With homecoming just around the corner, Laurier students are getting emails and seeing posters reminding us to be respectful during “unsanctioned street gatherings,” better known to our first years as mattress and couch sacrificing ceremonies.  Based on last year’s St. Paddy’s bringing out crowds of 30, 000 people, combined with the media response to Ezra’s Labour Day shenanigans, it would […]

by Victoria Marshall· · Opinion ·

Editorial: Discovering what really helps you

I’m going to start this off by saying that my story is not your story. Every person deals with things differently and I am in no way saying that what I am doing to help my own mental health will help yours, but it might. Hi, my name is Jade, and I struggle with generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder and […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·