Attention: You may be a rapist

"Yes means yes" is the new "no means no". Photo by Marissa White Rape automatically brings up images of violence and alleyways in our minds but in reality, sex without consent happens all of the time: upsta...

To serve, to protect and to be violent?

Some believe police abusing their authority is a systemic issue, while others believe it is a rare occurrence. Art by Neha Sekhon Just because the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri...

What do you want to be when you die?

The transition from 2014 to 2015 is a reminder of how when one era ends, another begins. It may be the same with human life: can we live on after death? Depending on your beliefs, you may believe in an afterlif...

Putting a face to a bipolar disorder

Hillary Verardi is a bold, bubbly, beautiful YouTuber who usually posts videos reviewing the latest eye shadow palette or a tutorial on waterproof makeup. But recently, Verardi used her channel, Putabowon, to o...
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Inside the mind of a hypnotist

Like many of us, hypnotist Jerry Enns was once extremely skeptical of hypnosis, mind magic and even past lives. But with what he has experienced, it is easy to understand why his beliefs have been transformed. ...

The power of the people

Crowdsourcing can take on just about any size or shape possible to the imagination. From paying for a surgical procedure to finding the best gas prices in town, people can turn to the masses to help achieve ...
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Checking yourself is wrecking yourself

Ladies: By the time you are finished reading this article, there’s a good chance you will have done it at least four times. Gents: You are a lot more fortunate. According to a TEDxYouth talk by Dr. Caro...

Another dimension: The abortion doula

Having an abortion can spur shame, guilt, confusion, loneliness, and many other intense emotions. Some people choose to hide their pregnancy along with their abortion. Some confide in one or two people, but eve...

From dust to dining on Colborne Street

Colborne Coffee and Tea House. Photo by Cody Hoffman After about ten years of abandonment, a four-story building on Colborne St. is open and teeming with life. Brothers Sona and Bobby Reehal bought and t...

Light amid chaos: Salma is home

For months, it has been impossible to watch or listen to the news without hearing of the most recent developments in Gaza. There have been a whirlwind of images, sounds, and video clips that have been chilling,...

Callous or complimentary

‘I'd like to ride you like you ride that bike,’ a teenage male said to Sarah Rodrigues, 27, as she rode her bicycle down a path one day. Despite being nervous about being alone, Rodrigues “stopped, tur...