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The Victoria’s Secret show is cancelled

The social climate of the world is evolving, and the people behind the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show seem to have realized that the place for their once infamous, televised night focused on supermodels showcasing their lingerie line, has come to a close for good. Victoria’s Secret (VS) has faced a myriad of criticisms over the past few years, notably last […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
Editor’s Note: Let people enjoy things

Editor’s Note: Let people enjoy things

Widespread popularity of the latest television and movie streaming service, Disney+, there have been countless memes praising the new entertainment subscription. But with that praise, I have also seen quite a fair share of critcisim about it. Not regarding the quality of the new service, but rather, the age of the people who seem to be using and talking about […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
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Are Disney+ and other streaming services hurting traditional television?

On Nov. 12, Disney launched its new streaming service Disney+, which features movies and television shows all under its production company. Available titles range from Star Wars to Disney Channel original movies and TV shows, like The Suite Life of Zack and Cody or High School Musical. The streaming service costs $8.99 per month or $89.99 a year, which is […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Letter to the Editor: Teaching  assistants create petition

Letter to the Editor: Teaching assistants create petition

Dear Wilfrid Laurier community,     The last time there was news about graduate teaching assistants unionizing at Laurier, the union committee encouraged employees to exercise their right to vote on union representation.     The vote happened from Nov. 5 to 6, and during this period of time, over 300 people voted! This incredible level of participation demonstrates that […]

by Letters to the Editor· · Opinion ·
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When is PDA too much?

Public displays of affection, or “PDA,” for short, is a term often used to describe how couples show affection towards each other in public spaces. The top definition on Urban Dictionary describes PDA as “basically any physical (hugging, kissing, holding hands, groping, etc.) interactions (except for sex of any kind) in public, most of the time around sad single people […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·

Editorial: Mark Cascagnette

In today’s highly-divided world, where society is seemingly never in agreement and the news is full of tragedy, there is one truly unique activity that has a powerful way of uniting one another. That activity is sports. In a very special way, sports are meant to bring people together! Regardless of all other factors including; one’s race, personality, economic status, […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Opinion ·
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Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet for problematic remarks

After a bigoted rant directed at new immigrants during “Coaches Corner” on Saturday night, Don Cherry aligned himself perfectly with the “O.K. Boomer” meme, and has since been fired by Sportsnet. The Hockey Night in Canada host criticized immigrants in the Toronto area who he claimed did not honour Canada’s veterans, angrily stating, “You people … you love our way […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·

Editorial: Balancing a hectic schedule

I have three, no — wait — four calendars on the go at all times. One in my bag, my fridge, my phone and one that floats around all willy-nilly. Each day is separated into five categories; kids, work, school/homework, ex’s work schedule, and elusive free time. Subsequently, my brain is also subdivided into those same five categories. I am […]

by Darien Funk· · Opinion ·