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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 ·
Graphic by Jamie Mere

Catholic education impacted my view on myself

“If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must master it.” Genesis 4:7 From kindergarten until high school, I received a Catholic education. I took required religion classes where I learned how Jesus died for […]

by Jade Hosick· · Opinion ·
Different ways to learn

Different ways to learn

According to American journalist Megan McArdle in her book The Up Side of Down, there are two types of learners: growth learners and fixed learners. Quite simply, a growth learner is someone that accepts difficulty and prospers despite failure. A fixed learner has been conditioned to believe that knowledge is set, that you are either capable or incapable, gifted or […]

by Mitchell Consky· · Opinion ·
Graphic by Fani Hsieh

The advent of podcasting

They say history tends to repeat itself, but I disagree. Things don’t simply come back. Instead, they grow out of a historical soil enriched by lessons of years prior. In the 1920s, when radio first became accessible to the general public, it had a significant cultural impact. People made time to huddle around their crystal radios in order to hear […]

by Alex Dulanovic· · Arts and Life, Life ·
Fighting for uncertainty

Fighting for uncertainty

In a terse tone paired with a thick Filipino accent, my father once said, “Education is your only way out. You only have one shot at a prosperous life. Be smart.”

by Erika Ymana· · Opinion ·