What is a ‘sellout’ anyways?

I’ve had several conversations about what it means to be a sellout with different people. It doesn’t surprise me when people turn against those they once looked up to. These people can be recognized as famo...

Is the word ‘minority’ racist?

A lot of words can be used to describe one thing, but this particular word seems to be quite touchy at times. Unless you are categorized as a visible minority, the word is probably meaningless to you. However, ...

How liberal is Canada?

It really is worth wondering just how liberal Canada is, especially in comparison to other countries around the world. The United States makes Canada look like the real “land of the free.” Canada does have ...

Canada isn’t void of racism

The fallacy of racism not existing in Canada is alive and well. Sharyne Williams, a criminology and human rights student at Laurier Brantford, can provide enough proof to show it. Williams detailed her racist e...

The issue with BLM Toronto

Black Lives Matter is supposed to be a movement that supports and unites black people worldwide. It is also supposed to remind people that the lives of black people matter, in a time when they have been framed ...

Music marketing & memes

Am I the only one that feels as though all genres of music are becoming more popular? Over the past few years, there have been several artists that have had mega hit singles, but in the present day of music, pa...

So who’s going down?

The real question is who is going down? Generally, females seem to be fine with going down on their partners. It seems to be perfectly fine for a female to give her partners oral pleasures. However, males seem ...

Religion in the modern eye

Religion usually does two things; it either acts as guidance or it can brainwash. They say some of the most terrible things are done in the name of God, and the ones who do the most charitable do not even belie...

The personal benefits of travelling

Money is tight as a student. We can’t afford to live lavishly because education is the priority. You barely have enough funds to make sure you are properly fed. Understood. However, besides working, a lot of ...

The Chinese Super League

It is no surprise that it has come down to this. The sport of football and all of its players are becoming more concerned about money, rather than the sport itself. Don’t believe me? Ask the people running th...

The essence of personal style

When it comes to style and fashion, it’s useless trying to fit in. There are so many ways of expressing yourself through clothing. I feel like people are scared of being judged which is why they avoid develop...

Clown lives matter?

Now that the clown thing has finally blown over and we are worried about a different clown, I thought it might be a good time to deposit my two cents on the issue.There is no doubt in my mind that someone w...

Entertainment > Lyricism

Over the past few years music seems to have become a little underappreciated. The obvious sign is through the sale of album units. Another sign is whether or not we care about lyrics in the songs we listen to. ...

The mind is a terrible thing to waste

Have you ever walked passed another student and thought something to yourself? It could have been a good thought but let’s face it, it probably wasn’t. Maybe you’re sitting in class while a group are doin...

Sitting during the national anthem

I find it frustrating that we as educated people contradict ourselves time and time again. We expect people in the spotlight to use their stardom for the right things. We expect them to stand up for causes that...

Why should you be playing sports?

A lot of iconic sporting events have taken place this year. Whether it was Toronto finally hosting the NBA All-Star weekend or Portugal beating France for the UEFA Euro championship cup. It inspired me to start...

Stressed out?

I'm surprised at how many people I here complaining about their everyday ‘struggles.’ Do we really understand what the word struggle means? If we got a handful of children from different countries to define...

Do we need a Black History month?

As the month of February comes to a close the celebration of Black History Month is also coming to an end.That means that the burst of content containing details about black inventions and beauty will proba...

Don’t wait to show love

That special time of the year is almost here. The time where the sparks fly and couples have an excuse to do something special for each other. The day that we plan something special for our significant other. I...