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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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Why do we Enjoy Mocking Others?

In the aftermath of the whole Miley Cyrus and Sinead O’Connor social media exchange, I was reminded of an embarrassing moment of my own earlier in the week. I’ve been volunteering for school newspapers on campus, but because I am … Continue reading

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This Week on the Internets…

I’ve had quite the case of writer’s block this week so I’ve shied away from posting purely because I don’t want to put out horrible material. I do, however, have the energy for a weekly round-up type of post since … Continue reading

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In This Week’s News…

Let’s just say it’s been a weird week. And I’m back to finally put in my two cents… For those who know me personally, I survived the summer of hell in Manitoba and learned many life lessons. One of the … Continue reading

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On Hiatus

Unfortunately my posting will be, if anything, few and far between due to summer work in Alberta and inconsistent internet access. I will continue to hopefully be guest posting on another website, Persephone Magazine, a feminist blog centered on pop … Continue reading

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Lupe Fiasco has Good Intentions…

But he still misses the mark. This week, I’m borrowing from one of my favorite gender studies lectures this year. Early last semester my pop culture prof had us watch rapper Lupe Fiasco’s “Bitch Bad” music video, one of his … Continue reading

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Dove Real Beauty Sketches: Men’s Edition

This is turning out to be the week of controversy between Dove’s claims about feminine self-image and the Boston Marathon… Keeping the focus on Dove however, I have to say, I’ve been pretty impressed by the response to the “Real … Continue reading

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How I Rediscovered My Love for George Orwell

I was doing the Monday night routine helping tutor my usual group of high school girls when one of them presents her essay assignment about George Orwell’s Animal Farm, wanting to brainstorm some of the key themes with me and … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup: Some Saturday Afternoon Reads

I’m having a bit of writer’s block as of late coming off this flu but it hasn’t quite managed to curb my appetite for reading material and attempting to keep up with what’s going on around me in the world. … 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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