When you try a new cosmetic product, do you care what the company you’re buying from did to get that product to market? Until recently, I didn’t give it too much thought. Then on curiosity I did a little...
The annual Prospectors and Developers Association (PDAC) Convention took place this past weekend in Toronto. The PDAC convention is one of the largest, if not the largest, mining industry gathering in the world. There were over 30,000 delegates reported...
Apartheid is a crime against humanity which involves inhuman acts committed in the context of an institutionalized regime of systematic oppression and domination by one racial group over any other racial group or groups and committed with the intention...
Photo by Haley Rosenthal Dubarsky The State of Israel was established in 1948. It has been disputed over, discussed and often demonized ever since. This article I write is not to sway anyone to the side of Israel versus...
This piece of mine marks my debut for our beloved campus newspaper, Arthur. I have been an avid reader for the past three and a half years and look forward to the new edition every week. However, I am...
After reading Pat Reddick's article concerning the denial of club status for Trent Lifeline, I was like others and was upset by this event. However, I was not upset at the idea that a group of students would advocate...
What are you doing for Valentine's Day? If you don't have an answer, mainstream culture certainly has one for you. If you're a guy who's in a relationship you're spending lots of money on useless gifts. If you're a...

The Django Effect

It is safe to say that Quentin Tarantino’s latest film Django Unchained has had everyone talking. Whether you’re a history major, a Tarantino fan or just a regular theatregoer, you’re sure to have an opinion on this somewhat risky...
Two months later, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut still brings with it sadness and shock waves. On an almost daily basis, citizens on both sides of the Canadian-United States border are bombarded with news stories...
After years of denying reports that local women were being gang-raped by Barrick Gold employees at their mine in Porgera, Papua New Guinea, the company finally acknowledged the problem existed in the fall of 2011. The controversy ensued when...