By Abigail Marshall
On October 7th, 2020, Colin Renaud, a 15-year old boy who attends Villa Maria College in Montreal, wore a skirt to school in protest of sexist dress codes, toxic masculinity, and the rule requiring skirts to be a maximum of 10 centimetres above the knee.
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By Jasmine Miljure
For the three weeks before winter break, there have been three one day strikes that took place across multiple school boards. All students and teachers have been affected and there is still a looming uncertainty pertaining to what is to happen in the future. Continue reading “Three strikes you’re out?”
By Madeleine Cho
Before reading this article read: Indigenous Voices: The First Encounter
“They invoked their Doctrine of Discovery. Everything has led us to what we live with today. Trauma, identity issues, loss of culture and language, and land disputes.”
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By Jasmine Miljure
On Monday, November 4th, 2019, a TDSB wide “cellphone ban” was placed in effect. Everyone knows that it’s ridiculous and a waste of time and effort. Why? One reason: nothing happened. Continue reading “The Phony Phone Ban”
By Madeleine Cho
When most of us think of the first European and Indigenous encounter, often we think of the European perspective of the whole affair. There is nothing wrong with this, not at all, but we must remember that to each human encounter, there are at least two sides to the story. In this case, it is the First Nations people and the Europeans. The reason for this column is to bring awareness of the past, present, and future from the perspective of Indigenous people.
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By Amar Ramic
On October 21st, 2019, Canadians went to the polling stations to determine the future leadership of the nation for the next four years. Some polls showed a tight race between the major parties, and those polls were correct to a degree, even when they were also incredibly wrong.
Continue reading “The Fault In Canadian Democracy”
By Kifi H.
(Art by Maia Fadd)
Are you a feminist? A simple question a lot of people shrug off or bluntly answer no to. Have you ever thought why, though? Why is it that we hear the word “Feminazi” before feminist. For what reason do we see overcorrection and extremism, instead of just an undermined correction? Continue reading “Are You A Feminist?”
It’s just a joke. Words are strange. They can mean so much but be said so fast. They can form feelings, stories, and patterns. We’ve all heard it. The jokes. Not a knock-knock joke, or a dad joke. No. The Jokes. “That’s so gay” “You are so retarded” “You guys are cancer” “What a Schizo” Those ones. The ones that when confronted, end with the recurring … Continue reading It’s Just A Joke.
Have you been wondering why teachers have become so lazy all of a sudden that they can’t even bring down the attendance? Why they refuse to write report card comments? Why we have had our late starts stolen from us? Some of it might be teachers slacking off, but in the bigger scheme of things, they are fighting for freedom. In short, teachers aren’t being … Continue reading No Attendance, No Voice
The Syrian civil war forced millions of people to flee their homes and seek new settlements in foreign countries. For Canadians, what sparked the sudden urge to help resettle the refugees to Canada was a photograph of Alan Kurdi dead on a Turkish beach – the Syrian child and his family were trying to escape from the war in Syria. It had appeared that the … Continue reading Liberals Create a Plan in Efforts to Help Bring Syrian Refugees to Canada