Category Archives: Shaking My Head All Day

Mid Week News

The week of Rob Ford…and a little bit of rape culture. All things controversial anyway. Although it isn’t the newest of news, last week a controversial contributor Margaret Wente¬†wrote about rape culture¬†in the Globe & Mail, insisting that it’s not … Continue reading

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Did You Know: 60% of Girls Will Quit Sports Because They Hate Their Bodies?

Well never fear, because the Dove Self Esteem Fund is here! When I first saw the Dove campaign for female empowerment a few years ago I thought it was so great that a beauty products brand was finally trying to … Continue reading

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Free Speech Or Hate Crime?

A couple days ago I saw a picture on Twitter I saw what was perhaps the best means of resistance to an oppressive institution: an LGBT-rainbow-colored house across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church. A house that not only … Continue reading

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Do as I Say, Not as I Do: French Montana’s Pop That Video

In considering my extended family, and discounting my younger brother, I am technically the baby of my family. My parents were both born quite a few years after their other siblings, both of them the results of unplanned pregnancies (well, … Continue reading

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What You Missed: Skinny Girl Lies & More

The weekend came and went with lots of vodka, homework, and random ridiculousness…not all in that order of course but you get the picture. Typical student life. Early on in the weekend I’m in the liquor store with my roommate … Continue reading

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Elevator Etiquette

As a sociology student I’d like to feel that I’m pretty aware of the intricacies of multiple social situations, and conscious of the ways in which our culture manifests itself in our public habits as we go about our busy … Continue reading

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In This Week’s News: Mental Health Day is in October

Apparently Bell thinks the world revolves around them. Earlier in the week I woke up to find my Twitter newsfeed trending to #BellLetsTalk, the company’s own efforts to “raise awareness” about mental health. Throughout the day it became inescapable: posts … Continue reading

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