Contributing Writer: Alejandra Bellatin International Relations student at University of Toronto, Trinity College. Hometown: Lima, Peru. Saturday 13th of August. The streets of Lima were flooded with people denouncing violence against women. This has been next in line after protests in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and other Latin American countries, all under the slogan #NiUnaMenos – … More #NotOneLess, You Touch One of Us, You Touch All of Us | #NiUnaMenos Tocas a Una, Tocas a Todas.
I don’t know what you were up to this past weekend – but I can pretty much guarantee it wasn’t as cool as the BB Dakota Women of Cinefamily Festival in LA. This is not just because awesome creatives like Rowan Blanchard and Brie Larson were present, or that it was in LA (I mean I’ve … More BB Dakota Just Hosted the Coolest Women of Cinema Event
This week Victoria Beckham posted a Facebook video that went viral for all the right reasons. It was a new remix of the timeless Spice Girls song Wannabe, but it not only got us all jumping around – it invited us all to have our voices heard at the United Nations in September 2016. … More How to Get Your Voice Heard at the UN in September 2016
Right now on Vancouver Island there is a level 4 drought AKA the driest level of drought for the province AKA actions should be taken to preserve water. Yet, as I walk my dog down my street everywhere I look I see people watering their f*cking lawns. I am sorry if this may have offended you because … More Please Don’t Water Your F*cking Lawn
That’s right, the next James Bond could be a Jane Bond. Following Daniel Craig’s official departure from the 007 movie series, discussions of who the next Bond could be are in full force. Growing up, I remember watching the James Bond series with my Dad and idealizing aspects of the character. Here was a … More The name is Bond, Jane Bond.
How important is an emoji? Sure, you might use one to defuse that risky text message with a casual tongue out emoji on the end. Or you might attach a winky face to that more risky text message. Sometimes you might even use a more obscure emoji like the dancing girl to illustrate how fun your … More Emoji Equality: the fight for a more accurate alphabet
It’s definitely that time of year: Christmas music is playing from every store front, the weather is significantly colder, eggnog has made its return, and those warm and fuzzy feelings are occurring more than usual. The Holiday Season, no matter how you celebrate it, is all about being with those you love and sharing both joy … More 10 Holiday Gifts that keep on giving
Well, I have officially moved across the country to the loud and energetic city of Toronto! The past week I have been participating in an experience which many teens have been snapchatting about, and many adults still look back on fondly: Frosh Week. The specific Urban Dictionary definition of Frosh Week is: “The most radical … More Froshing Up Mental Health
Canada is not the only country getting ready for a big election. The United States presidential election is just around the corner. If you go on the internet at all, you have probably witnessed some of the presidential drama that has already gone down. Most of that has involved memes of Donald Trump. A number of them focus … More How Artwork is Redefining Democracy in the USA.
1) Watch this video on how much power your vote really holds. (Some parts are a little awkward, but the overall message is an important one.) 2) Download this app which explains how to vote and who the candidates in your riding are. Currently it’s only available for Android but an Apple version is on its … More 7 Tips for Young Canadian Voters