All in Issue Four 2016/2017
On November 2nd, thousands of university and college students marched to their collective provincial legislatures and to Parliament Hill to demand the Government to abolish student tuition. While the objective of the National Day of Action for Tuition was a valid one, the means that were used were weak and naive. In order for the Government to listen there would have needed to be a sustained campaign from student activists across the country.
The Norwegian-born singer enthralls and bewitches with her powerful yet sweet voice. Her writing is honest, dark, but still hopeful. AURORA invites the listener into her personal experiences and shows how to rise after falling, to shed youth’s innocence, and how to dance your way through life even when it seems to be crumbling apart.
Last week was Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Awareness Week, and Glendon was one of many institutions to hold an entire week in celebration and awareness. Each year, the awareness week leads up to Transgender Day of Remembrance held on November 20th – a day dedicated to commemorating victims of transphobic violence. During the week, I had the opportunity to speak with Alexia, a transgender woman and Glendonite, who spoke at the Trans Flag Raising during opening ceremony. In the following interview, Alexia openly discusses her story and expressed the way the issues faced on a daily basis affect her mental health.
Sometimes it seems, the city waits for me
like the sea, waits for
Originally published on TorontoDiscursive.com:
Every post-secondary program is served with a side of advice to network aggressively. “It’s about who you know, not what you know,” we’re told, “so you’d better start marathon shaking hands”. Well, not so fast. Sure, people with an extensive network boast a unique advantage when it comes to landing jobs. But for the most part, if a hiring manager or executive doesn’t believe you’ll vibe with their company, chances are you’re not getting the job.