Monday, January 18, 2021

Cultural appropriation continues to occur, and it highlights the power imbalances...

Last week, an American company called The Mahjong Line, based in Dallas and founded by three white women, sparked a major controversy online about...

We should blame our governments for the pandemic failure—not the other...

As the world celebrated the end of 2020, I was not partying but alone in my room. The normally lively Nathan Phillips Square was...

U.S. Capitol siege: What happens when the online bubble pops?

Perhaps I’m being optimistic, but I think we’ve finally hit rock bottom.  On Wednesday, January 6, shortly after 1 pm, thousands of Trump supporters gathered in front of...

Quarantine university: Lessons from a semester online

This Christmas, my sister gifted me a turquoise hoodie that read in big white block letters: “Quarantine University.” It was funny at first, but...

Editorial: 2020 wasn’t a freak accident. It was a long time...

Happy New Year! 2020 is finally over! And now that it is, most of us are asking one question: what the hell was 2020?...

2021 resolutions: Survive

The human brain is the most complex organ in the human body. It produces our every thought, action, memory, and emotion. As a neuroscience student, I...

The Medium reviews the dumpster-fire, world-changing, revolutionary year of 2020

Condensing this year into one article is not only a massive undertaking, but also impossible. The start of the second decade of the 21st century...

Social media and news fatigue: why we need to be mindful...

From civil unrest to pandemics and wildfires, 2020 has become a symbol of the culmination of all potential despondency, with a shadow of bleakness...

Your rights aren’t absolute. That’s not only okay, but necessary

On Monday, November 23, new lockdown measures went into effect in Toronto and Peel. The province has been seeing alarming numbers of Covid-19 cases from these...

Amid a pandemic, financial crisis, and more, UofT has to do...

As humans, we have an inherent ability to adapt and overcome when faced with adversity. In the last nine months, we’ve learned to wear...

Diwali celebrations in India highlight the need for government action

Watching the shimmering streams of colourful sparks falling off firecrackers with friends and family is the highlight of Indians celebrating Diwali all over the...

Editorial: Meme think pieces are not cringe, they are vital

Memes can be funny, wholesome, political, dark, offensive, niche, universal, or a combination of all these types. In fact, meme types are as varied...

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