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Real Talk

Too Many Boy Friends: Why Am I Judged?

By Joana Tricia On June 29, 2015

Growing up, I was a tomboy and didn’t mind playing rough on the playground with the boys in my grade. Throughout high school and college I was more likely to have a… Read More

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Real Talk

Inspirational Business Woman of the Week: J.K. Rowling

By Chanel Marie On June 29, 2015

Mondays are always difficult; the majority of people have to get back to work after a weekend that’s all too short. Motivation is so low, it seems almost impossible to grasp. That’s… Read More

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Memoir

Bye-Sexual: Pray the Gay Away

By Kasey Robinson On June 26, 2015

Like the majority of the people in my hometown, I was raised Catholic, specifically Roman Catholic. Surprising, I know. I attended church services until I was about 17, formally leaving when I… Read More

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Body Image

Tits Equals Tips: The Philosophy of the Service Industry

By Chanel Marie On June 26, 2015

As a young person working her way through school, it’s only natural I’ve found myself serving and bartending. Despite making a “server’s wage” (lower than minimum), I usually make more than minimum… Read More

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Culture

“Dear Future Husband”? More Like “Dear Future Divorce”

By Chanel Marie On June 26, 2015

Meghan Trainor has been under frequent fire since her summer hit “All About that Bass”, a catchy tune that confuses self-acceptance with body shaming. Her new music video, “Dear Future Husband”, has… Read More

College

The Misogyny of Being “The Other Woman”

By Chanel Marie On June 25, 2015

“The other woman”, known by other aliases such as “bitch”, “homewrecker”,”slut”, and countless others. There are very few people who aspire to achieve the title of “the other woman”, and why would… Read More

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Current Events

Looking for Alaska: Its Claim to Misogyny

By Chanel Marie On June 25, 2015

There’s controversy about everything. Ever since John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars hit theatres last year, all of his books have been under greater scrutiny. His first novel, Looking for Alaska,… Read More

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College

The Dangers of Peaceful Protest

By Chanel Marie On June 24, 2015

Emma Sulkowicz is like any 22 year old woman: she’s graduating university, pursuing art, and has been carrying around a 50 lb mattress for almost an entire year. Wait, what? That’s right.… Read More

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Editorial

Sometimes I’m a Bad Feminist, and That’s Okay

By Chanel Marie On June 24, 2015

TW: Sexual Abuse, Coarse Language, and Porn I’d like to identify as someone who is well-informed about the feminist movement. It disgusts me that people think feminism is unnecessary and it breaks my… Read More

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News

Conservatives Hate Abortions and Attractive Politicians

By Chanel Marie On June 24, 2015

Canada is viewed as one of the most liberal countries in the Western world. Universal healthcare? Check. Gay Marriage? Definitely. Marijuana legalization? Uhhh… almost. But just because there are liberal elements to… Read More

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Culture

Unpopular Opinion: There’s Something Missing From Key & Peele’s “Negrotown”

By Sherronda J. Brown On May 22, 2015

I have loved Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele since their MadTV days, and I am an avid watcher of their Comedy Central special. If you were ever to ask my friends about… Read More

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Culture

Hey Patton Oswalt: You’re Not A Comedy Hero, You’re a Jerk

By Melanie Stangl On April 2, 2015

Hey, Patton Oswalt.  I happened to read your 53-part-twitter-rant making fun of the “new need” to be politically correct in comedy.  You seem to be under the impression that the new host… Read More