EVA ZHU – “Don’t worry, if Jasmine does anything, we’ll just rape her” was one of the many messages that circulated in a private Discord server aimed at harassing Jasmine Lam. Lam, who’s currently finishing her bachelor’s degree at the University of Toronto, has been the president of both UofT’s
EVA ZHU – Last month, millions of students frantically packed to go home as universities made the abrupt decision to move courses online to curb the spread of COVID-19. On March 11th, the World Health Organization labelled COVID-19 a pandemic. The next day, universities across Canada began cancelling in-person classes.
VICKY QIAO – Motorbiking through a twisting mountain pass in Vietnam, exploring the Nepali mountains and immersing herself with locals; Angela He is a true adventurer when it comes to travelling. Completing a double degree in Ivey and MIT at Western, He is fascinated by cross-cultural experiences and spends her
MIRA WILLIAMSON – Samantha Humphrey may call herself “very boring.” Don’t believe her. Most post-secondary students worry about midterms and assignments. In the fall of 2018, she worried about shelter. “It’s hard to put it into words what it’s like,” said Humphrey. “It’s not something you ever plan on. It’s
ADRIANA VICIC – “Which Ashley should I super-like?” asked 22-year-old Scott Relay* as he swiped through photos of girls in bikinis. “She’s kind of cute; I’m not sure about this one though.” Relay, A St. Thomas, Ont. native, is one of the 50 million people swiping on Tinder, arguably the world’s
MIRA WILLIAMSON – No one came to Karin Fuller’s last public consultation in Vancouver. Four weeks ago, the COVID-19 alarm bells really started ringing in Canada. It was the Open Government team’s first week of consultations. It was also the last. The nation-wide tour to consult with Canadians about whether
JADE PREVOST-MANUEL – If Londoners weren’t confined to their homes right now, odds are they’d be staring gape-mouthed at the deserted malls and caution-tape-wrapped playgrounds—scenes of the city’s COVID-19 closures. Since London announced a state of emergency on March 20, more and more businesses are closing their doors as the