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Thursday, August 13, 2020

“Hate” is just a word for those who disagree with you

Growing up during the turn of one century and the beginning of another, it’s been pretty amazing to see how we’ve progressed in the...

Letter grades won’t give us a competitive edge

“What the hell am I paying this institution for if I am not getting my grades?” This is what I wondered after writing a...

Dangling modifiers are more important than the US election

Dangling modifiers are more important than the US election, because I can change dangling modifiers. Modifiers are clauses that precede a sentence. They define...

Bisexual erasure is rampant in our society

“You are either straight or gay.” To some, that probably sounds like an offensive, or at least incorrect, statement. However, to many others, this...

“Addiction shaming” on the Internet badly backfires

Vancouver is in the middle of a drug crisis. We’ve known this for a while. But you might be surprised to hear that there’s...

The true meaning of Christmas

“Christmas time is here/Happiness and cheer/Fun for all, the children call/Their favourite time of year.”  So begins the beloved classic A Charlie Brown Christmas....

Let’s talk about masturbation

Girls, we are not ashamed to eat our breakfast in the morning because we are hungry, take our morning wee, or go out for...

What I’ve been missing all my life: a kitty

It was the summer of 1997. I visited my grandparents’ house in the quaint port town of Dover, England. On this particular evening, my...

Multilingual road signs are crucial for cultural inclusivity

The City of Kamloops recently denied a proposal from Councilor Donovan Cavers to add the word “estil,” meaning “stop” in the Aboriginal language Secwepemc,...

Formula One deserves more credit

Formula One (F1) racing may look just like another motorsport with a bunch of cars driving in a circle making loud noises, but it’s...