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Mid Week News

Universities across Canada are considering switching their email servers to free servers like Gmail and Microsoft Office, which may save these institutions thousands if not millions. However, privacy and intellectual property concerns are rife because these U.S. servers can potentially be monitored by the National Security Association. Nobody who … Continue reading

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We Need to Stop Blaming Rob Ford

Hear me out. It seems as though Rob Ford‘s life has taken a crazy turn for the worst ever since he admitted to smoking crack last week, and while much of the coverage on him has been hilarious, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Mid Week News

This week’s news is rife with questions and justice, so it seems only fitting that we start with politics. The latest in Rob Ford and the Senate to be exact… Amidst hilariously compromising video footage, admission of drug use, an … Continue reading

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Weekend Linkage

This week’s news was full of Canadian pride for Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize but some less than proud moments  for Canada and the US were also captured and written about: read about how fake reality TV is and how unpaid … Continue reading

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Why Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize is Important

Alice Munro is easily one of my favourite authors and I think it’s safe to say that she’s a legend in her own time. I’ve had the pleasure of writing a few essays on her work, as well as being … Continue reading

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The Problem with Feminism These Days…

I’m a feminist. I used to fall for the whole “feminism isn’t cool so I’m not going to call myself a feminist” charade but I am now proud to call myself one. I’m big into social justice issues, but something … Continue reading

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