MASU’s winter carnival had students on their feet, from a frosty night of Swan Pond skating to dancing the night away on three tons of sand in the student centre. The week was capped with a performance by Hey Rosetta in Jenning’s Meal Hall in front of a crowd of about 800 students. The concert […]

Rampant faults in our legal system have perpetuated victim blaming in cases of sexual assault. In 2013, 15 year-old Rehtaeh Parsons committed suicide following the distribution of a photo depicting an alleged sexual assault that was perpetrated against her. Ambiguities about consent amounted to very limited charges. Last week, one of the men involved in […]

Last week, #OscarsSoWhite became a trending topic on Twitter after the nominations for the 87th Academy Awards were announced. Aside from the typical commentary that particular films or actors were left out of their respective categories, the spotlight on the nominations shone on the stunning lack of minority nominees. Instead, the Academy chose to nominate […]

In a widely publicized letter released in Oct. 2013, Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust disavowed the University’s divestment campaign. Although Faust agreed with the sentiments driving the campaign and understood that no institution could ignore the realities of climate change, her letter took great pains to argue against the merits of divestment. As do many […]

The over-emphasis on the stories of the perpetrators of sexual assault, rather than assault itself or identifying the hardships brought upon the victim is indicative of a systemic problem. Members of the University of Ottawa’s men’s varsity hockey team have filed a $6 million lawsuit against the university for damages to their reputations, due to […]

Fossil fuel divestment has received considerable criticism for what will become our generation’s defining struggle. For the white-collar stakeholders with vested interests in maintaining business as usual – those at the helm of both corporations and investment institutions alike –divestment resembles a breach of trust. Many institutions control, invest and spend the capital of others. […]

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