Flint, Michigan has recently become a household topic since the massive publicity around the water crisis that instigated a state of national health emergency. Many people have a sense that some incredible injustice had occurred on these grounds, and those...
I am very pleased that the opportunity has arisen for international students to tell some of their stories. As a Brit in Canada I spend time with the internationals, and the comments made about how different things are back...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been in the works since 2010. Intensive debate took place at the end of September 2015 and continued until a deal was reached on October 5. The 12 countries – Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile,...
This past Wednesday, representatives of the U.S. Consulate General hosted a presentation at Trent entitled “Demystifying the U.S. Visa Process”, led by U.S. Foreign Services officer Amelia VanderLaan. The turnout seemed to be better than the organizers had expected,...
When the conversation gets to the topic of weather, you’d think it’s small talk material, but Canadian winter - quite the topic. Being born and raised in the warm climate of the desert, moving to Canada was quite an adjustment....
Do you know what’s a fun way to pass the time when you’re home for the holidays, your parent’s house doesn’t have internet access, and everyone’s gone back to work? Well, if you have a secret dream of being...
Gina Miller: she is an “enemy of the people” and she has won two court cases that force parliament to debate beginning the process of leaving the European Union. So, what’s she all about? Born in Guyana and educated in Britain,...
To spend reading break on a beach in the Caribbean sounds like idyllic holiday most students crave. A chance to do field work in Barbados at McGill’s Bellairs Research Institute may fit this holiday description for some students. However,...
Africa is Not a Country! ....Were the words I wanted to scream out loud while watching Blended, a romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler, in addition to addressing the other gross stereotypes and plainly racist innuendos used during the characterization of...
Bhutan, a small country bordering India and China, has decided to go completely organic in terms of farming. The country recently banned pesticides and herbicides and is using animal and farm waste as substitutes. In addition to its policy...