Aya Yafaoui

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Is media really to blame?

The “Media.” It is often referred to in a way that makes it sound like a foreign entity, disassociated from the people who...

The political implications of a beard

We’ve all seen it dominating the news, a tragedy that may change Canadian politics for a long time to come. An issue that has...

Feeling numb while watching the news? It might be compassion fatigue

The new decade roared into existence earlier this month, with a news cycle dominated by the fear of another world war, an entire continent...

The intergenerational rift: ok, boomer

There is a famous quote that is often attributed to Socrates complaining about ancient Athenian youth. The quote lists all the things that...

Global protests and democratic backsliding

They keep popping up on our feeds: images of protesters from countries around the world holding mass protests in response to a host of...

The Bland Duck (Pub)

Re: “The Bland Duck Pub,” November 11, 2019.Dear Editor,I read your editorial last week regarding the...

The Serious Implications of the Federal Election

Much like the 2016 U.S. presidential election, last month’s federal election in Canada has revealed the deep divisions that grip our country—the Liberal party...

On the PSLA debate: populism in politics

Last week, the Political Science and Pre-Law Association (PSLA) hosted a local all-candidates debate at UTM. The debate featured candidates from all four major...
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