Sovereignty, not Separatism

Decades after the last resurgence of Western Canadian separatism, the movement is once again gaining strength. Be it former conservative politicians wading into the debate or a lingering feeling of separatism from everyday Albertans, separatist sentiments have reappeared in the political landscape. With their goal of changing the structure of Canada, these movements and their supporters present a significant challenge in Western Canada, and in particular, Alberta. Separatist movements introduce considerable uncertainty and hurt the competitiveness of the Continue reading Sovereignty, not Separatism

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The Best Like No One Ever Was

By Dylan Haslam There are many elements within the realm of pop culture and entertainment industries that make a particular movie, television show, or video game spectacular. From proper visuals to a relatable plot, all elements must blend together cohesively in order to create an unforgettable experience fans will remember. In particular, music, when executed properly, has the power to not only give someone an … Continue reading The Best Like No One Ever Was

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Dyspraxia: More than Clumsiness

What comes to mind when you hear the word “klutz”? The word invokes images such as a thickly bespectacled man tripping over his own shoelaces, or a character such as Chrissy from “Three’s Company” who caused poor Jack Tripper many mishaps as a running gag for the sitcom. Someone who is clumsy, always tripping over themselves, or disorganized can seem to be a careless person, but sometimes, there is a little more to it than that. Continue reading Dyspraxia: More than Clumsiness

Alternative Medicine & Mental Illnesses

If you’re like me, you have probably looked for a line of work that meets your hours as a full-time (or part-time) university student. We have the career fair, career services, and many resources all tailored to help you during and after your tenure here at Concordia. However, not all jobs are created with the typical business model in mind. In this article, I will be discussing alternative medicine, highlighting its uses as well as its potential concerns. Continue reading Alternative Medicine & Mental Illnesses

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Why You Should Get Involved

Many people view politics as abstract and far-removed from their day-to-day experience. It can be difficult to relate to politicians who speak in terms you don’t always understand or debate issues you may not take specific interest in. Furthermore, it is easy to take on the position that since your opinion doesn’t go a long way on its own, why bother trying to argue for or against something that doesn’t personally impact you? Not getting involved can mean that you can avoid heated discussions with friends and family. Continue reading Why You Should Get Involved