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KW one of the worst safe places for women

Trigger warning: This story contains mentions of sexual assault and violence. I recently read a news story in The Record titled “Kitchener man sexually assaulted two high school students” that reaffirmed the fears that I’ve had since I was a young teenager. The article discusses a 39-year-old male who attacked a female student just two months after being released from […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
Finding answers: the debilitating journey of women who seek solutions for their pain

Finding answers: the debilitating journey of women who seek solutions for their pain

“We were all just too sensitive. Fatigue too thick to make sense of phone, Trader Joe’s, Laundromat, let alone meeting, party, dance floor. We go away. Sick.”  — Dirty River Girl [Bodymap], Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha Standing in the line at Starbucks, I feel it. It creeps up on me — slowly at first. As the list of drinks on the […]

by Emily Waitson· · Features ·
What Trump’s presidency means for women

What Trump’s presidency means for women

If non-Americans think the U.S election will not affect you, welcome to your wake up call. We officially live in a time where the future leader of one of the most powerful countries in the world accepts and encourages racism, sexism and bigotry. He believes Syrian refugees are terrorists. This is the same wave of refugees who have witnessed the […]

by Emi Zibaei· · Opinion ·
Female comedic roles becoming more prominent in television

Female comedic roles becoming more prominent in television

Move over men, women might just be funnier than you. Female comedic leads in television are taking over and viewers seem to be pretty okay with it. Netflix and Hulu have recently been launching shows with hilarious women at the forefront. There seems to be a notion that guys can’t enjoy comedy performed by a woman, but I beg to […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Arts, Arts and Life ·