Saturday, July 31, 2021

What we can do in a long time

The two of us were pushing my mini fridge across campus in a bright red trolly cart on a humid summer day in 2019....

Goodbye Volume 47, hello new beginnings

For obvious reasons, Volume 47 has been like no other. Yet, despite Zoom meetings, email communications, and virtual interviews becoming the “new normal” for...

Challenging gender norms in Western culture

There is something undeniably charming, charismatic, and inviting about Harry Styles that is outside of his “handsome-prince hair” and good looks. His playfulness with...

Reflecting on Sarah Everard and toxic masculinity

On March 3, Sarah Everard was walking home at night in South London when she went missing. Days later, a Metropolitan police officer was arrested under...

The implications of the CANZUK proposal for Canada-Britain relations

In the 19th century, after the Napoleonic wars, Britain distanced itself from European affairs to focus on its empire, which was the largest empire...

Meet the Gulabi Gang, India’s female vigilante group

Nothing strikes harder than a bamboo stick in the hands of a woman wearing a pink saree. What is a better way to kick...

Governmental and civilian complicity in the Uyghur genocide

This week, Canada became the second country in the world to recognize the treatment of the Uyghur population in China’s Xinjiang province as genocide after...

Reflecting on the misogynistic and conspiratorial responses to the Indian farmers’...

Since last September, more than 250 million protestors have crowded the streets of Delhi to overturn three new agricultural laws set forth by the Indian government....

Aung San Suu Kyi is a reminder that the fight for...

On February 1, Myanmar’s armed forces, the Tatmadaw, performed a coup by detaining democratically elected members of Myanmar’s ruling party, the National League for Democracy,...

In honour of Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Years ago, I was in an emergency care unit, on the brink of death. Today, I can look back, grateful I had been given...

Fig. 1.2 Black Skin Diagram (After Claudia Rankine)

tattoo treaties are the inks signed to my skin. fingers poised; pulping morning bursts to pores, burning from the driest of shafts. research-based; loamy soil bears...

Spotlighting Black women and the important work they do today

In recent times, we have all seen and felt the devastating effects of Black tragedy. From George Floyd to Breonna Taylor, countless names of...

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