Sunday, September 26, 2021

Is customer service a thing of the past?

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Have you recently been to a fast-food restaurant with a self-ordering kiosk? Interestingly enough, some individuals consider it a convenience, while others think that this new piece of technology takes jobs away from others.   (Forbes/Website) The McDonald’s...

Is it possible to diminish student debt?

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Student loans are an issue for a lot of people in North America. From difficulties in acquiring funding, to struggling to make ends meet each month, students all across North America are struggling. The worst part is that this headache...

OPINION: Stop bathing in perfume. You still stink.

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Many people are sensitive to scents, some more severely than others, and wearing scents in public is quite an inconsiderate decision just so you can smell “better”. What most people don’t realize is: you still stink.

OPINION: Stop telling Arts students that their degree is useless

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Every Arts student has heard it at least once, that question that seems to be the only response when telling someone what you are taking in university; “So you’re doing that until you figure out what you actually want to...

OPINION: ‘You people’ are wrong about Don Cherry and Jess Allen

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All at once, on Remembrance Day of all days, Canada seemed to forget that we have larger issues, like access to clean drinking water, poverty and homelessness, and the global climate crisis. Instead, many rallied together to fight over a less important...

OPINION: We should not be keeping animals in captivity

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Let’s all take a moment to think about how we would feel if we were taken out of our homes and put inside a cage with just enough space for us to stretch our legs or walk five steps. That doesn’t sound very appealing,...

OPINION: Halloween isn’t an opportunity to be racist

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As the Halloween season approaches, everyone starts dressing up more, sometimes in inappropriate ways. As fun as this time of year may be, it's easy to wear something that can be offensive to others without realizing it. Cultural appropriation can be a...

How to find hope when all is lost

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Let's cut to the point, no beating around the bush: depression is f*cking difficult and sometimes it feels like there is no hope. All of this talk about reducing the stigma, creating awareness, increasing...

On This Day in History – November 29th

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On this day, 71 years ago, the United Nations voted to divide Palestine, despite substantial Arab opposition. The partition of Palestine was caused due to a large amount of conflict between the Jewish and the Arabian culture residing within the state. The feud dates back...

On This Day in History – November 1st

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On this day in history, in 1952, the World’s first thermonuclear weapon was detonated by the United States of America - the Hydrogen Bomb. This device, named for its use of hydrogen fusion, is what gave the U.S. an advantage over the Soviet Union...