Special Issue

  • Human Nature vs. Mother Nature: Is There a Victor?

    Make Like the Lorax and Fight for All Beings’ Right to Life.

    The dominant discriminatory ideology of speciesism is invisible to corporate and government power.

  • Marie-Joseph Angélique: A Story Untold

    The Abuse and Unjust Execution of a Slave in Montreal

    It was April 1734—thick clouds of smoke, the stench of burnt wood, and grey ashes, filled the streets and riddled Montreal with anger.

  • Please Find Attached Two Poems

    Poetry on Race

    Poems of the Race Issue

  • It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp—and a Journalist of Colour

    Confronting the Lack of Cultural Representation in Canadian Media

    So what can news organizations and educational institutes do about our plight? Diversifying journalism should be a top priority for institutes that are training the future of Canadian news. So should publishing data on demographics to bring to light the absolute lack of diversity in journalism programs and in newsroom employees.

  • The Struggle of Being Yourself in the Midst of Diversity

    A Personal Narrative on Intersecting Identities

    I am so tired of being silenced. I am more than that. We all deserve better than that. I do not want to have to distance myself from certain aspects of my identity to “reconcile” with other parts. What is left of me if I become pressured to silence my womanhood, my colour, and my faith? I become nothing. Nothing at all.

  • Stop Assuming Who I Am

    Do Not Stereotype Me;  You Don’t Know Who I Am

    My name is Reina Ephrahim. You, the reader, cannot see my face as you read, and will proceed to analyze my entire existence from my name. Hence why I’ve taken the liberty to do it for you. My first name — Reina — is Spanish, meaning queen. My last name — Ephrahim — is Jewish, from the book of Genesis in the Bible; for others, the Torah or the Koran.

  • A Canadian Election Survival Guide

    Still Confused About How, When, Where, and Who to Vote for? We’ve Got You Covered

    All the commotion surrounding election time can be a little off-putting. Bureaucracy and indecision tend to pile on and often discourage young voters who aren’t prepared. So take a look at our election survival guide to get to the bottom of some of the most burning questions surrounding the complex world of voting.

  • Esther Calixte-Bea Addresses One of the Biggest Taboos: Female Body Hair

    Self-Liberating Multimedia Project ‘Lavender’ Is a Disruptive Celebration of the Authentic Female Body

    She created a “self-liberating” project, as she described it, exposing her chest hair in a brave, poised way all while embracing her femininity.

  • How Did Your Candidate Get Here?

    Turns Out, Anyone Can Have Their Picture on a Plastic Sign

    Name recognition is one of the most important factors in a candidate’s campaign success.

  • The CAQ: One Year Into Power

    A Non-Exhaustive Analysis of the Provincial Government’s Achievements Since Coming Into Power

    In the midst of controversy around secularism and the tightening of immigration and cannabis laws, other plans seemed to have fallen through the cracks.