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Letter to the Editor: “At least we’re better than Trump” isn’t going to cut it anymore

Letter to the Editor by Laurel Collins. Collins is the Member of Parliament for Victoria. President Biden extended the student loan payment freeze on his first day in office. Since…
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Tweet first, think later: Twitter can’t keep up with Trump and online disinformation

As highlighted in Trump’s recent post-election tweets, social media is often riddled with disinformation. Having platforms flag inaccurate content is not enough to solve this challenge — it requires user…
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Three U.S. students speak about election and pandemic fears

While the political division and uncontrolled spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. might feel far away for many Canadians, these crises have real consequences for international students in Canada.

How to create a martyr and incite violence: the Trumpian guide to targeted killing

"Targeted killings are delicate things which should be carried out in a way that ensures, to the greatest extent possible, plausible deniability. In true Trumpian style, Soleimani’s killing was the…

Shouldn’t we all stand up (or kneel) for what we believe in?

Why Nike’s decision to make Colin Kaepernick the face of their 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign is inspiring and you would be ignorant to think otherwise With nine simple…

Where were you when Trump won?

On Nov 8, 2016, I was finishing my anthropology midterm at Camosun College. The midterm was in the evening and took place the night of the 45th U.S. presidential election.…

We should applaud athletes who kneel against Trump

It was last December at the United Center  on the west side of Chicago that I witnessed the impact politics has on sport. “Ladies and gentlemen, please rise and remove…

Trump’s presidency a cause for compassion

The multicultural mosaic that paints the free world isn’t just pretty, it’s practical — so here’s hoping it weathers the storm of Donald Trump’s presidency. For this mosaic to be preserved, Trump’s…