Last December, on my way to class, I passed by the gas station and realized that the price of gas was just under a dollar. Many people are content, as it takes significantly less money to fill the tank....
We are not doing a good job in fighting global poverty. This was a sentiment expressed by members of the panel at the recent WUSC Colloquium Series event, titled “Addressing Poverty through Education of Women in Developing Countries.” Trent University...
The weather is a trivial subject that, at least twice a day, everybody acknowledges. In fact, if you ever talk to a stranger in a queue or on a bus, it is almost guaranteed that there will be a...
As settler attacks against Palestinians continue, a former Israeli Prime Minister has noted that the movement to hold Israel to account is growing. Speaking to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Ehud Barak observed that “the BDS movement is developing,” and...
Last December, Barack Obama and Raúl Castro announced the opening of negotiations between the United States and Cuba. This is an enormous step in the reestablishment of relations between both nations since the missile crisis in the 1960’s. Cuba has...
Past On the edge of the centre of town, an abandoned recycling factory sits at 10 Impasse Des Salines. Here over 100 migrants sleep at night and a further 300 arrive during the day to use the basic facilities and have...
The rise of the so-denominated ISIS or ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) is in no way a surprise. It is rooted in a history of war and despair that goes far beyond the confines of modern...
There are migrants like myself who travel with documents and reach their place of settlement via airplanes or buses and across borders where clashes with authorities are minimal or no more than one would expect. It is the kind...
To say that from the moment that Games of Thrones emerged, it was so good, everything else has been bad is akin to saying that since Trump became president, America has been broken. Neither could have broken a system...