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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Don’t be so quick to condemn Aasia Bibi for poisoning her husband’s family

20-year-old Aasia Bibi of Pakistan was forced into an arranged marriage with Amjad Akram by her parents in early September. To get out of...

The lack of regulation on alternative medicine makes it dangerous

By: Ahmed Ali Essentially, alternative medicine is any treatment that is not part of conventional, evidence-based medicine, such as one would learn in certified medical...

Being in an interracial relationship doesn’t absolve you of racism

By: Winona Young CBC has reported that the number of interracial marriages has steadily increased over past decades. This ought to come as no surprise...

Fresh out of school, international development helped me learn the biggest lessons

By: Stephanie Shea My path to Ghana was a kind of indirect one. In 2016, I had an MA in criminology, a BA in women’s...

Should your university get to ‘comment’ on your social media?

By: Winona Young Masuma Khan, Dalhousie University student, came close to facing a disciplinary committee for her politically charged comments about Canada 150. Having moved...

SFU needs to think harder about student nutrition

By: Serena Bonneville, SFU Student After a long day of lectures and tutorials, I’m about to collapse from mental exhaustion, but my evening agenda still...

Ticket scalping ruins concerts for everyone else

A couple of weeks ago, some friends and I were attempting to buy tickets to the P!nk concert at Rogers Arena. We’d made our...

The life stories of mass murderers are not newsworthy

At the start of October, America witnessed yet another tragedy of immense scope: the Las Vegas shooting that killed over 50 people and injured...

Justin Timberlake at the halftime show: white privilege and patriarchy at its prime

By: Youeal Abera On October 22, Justin Timberlake confirmed through a Tweet that he was indeed set to perform at the 52nd Super Bowl halftime...

Six do’s and don’t’s of Halloween

Don’t: use a culture as a costume I don’t want to stifle your creativity. But people do not like seeing you wear their cultural symbols...