Editorials

Porn is a job too

University and college cost thousands of dollars, and education is expected as a rite of passage for young people in our society. When there’s no financial support from family, and…

The future of news

Pooh-poohing the prospects of journalism is fashionable these days. Newspapers are collapsing by the dozens. Those that don’t simply disappear are snapped up by self-described philanthropists such as the Washington…

Editorial: Abandoning liberty for security

In early June 2013, former U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee and National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA was collecting the telecommunications records of American…

Sex is great—communicate

By many accounts, romantic overtures were once a little simpler. Romance and sexuality required only a slightly veiled indication of interest to make intentions clear. Of course, the complexity beneath…

The study drug debate

You’re staring at the white background of a blank Word doc. Somewhere in your mind you had a vague outline, but now you can’t remember it. What was it again?…

Editorial: Unfriending Facebook

Facebook is falling the way of the phonebook. Originally, it was so instant and interactive that people were hooked. But, with more and more instant forms of communication and social…

The tyranny of textbooks

Whether you’re heading back to school or starting school this semester, buying a textbook or two is almost inevitable. Even if you’ve carefully saved your pennies, accounted for several months’…

Editorial: Enbridge approval report worth reading

Less than a week before Christmas Day, the Joint Review Panel recommended the approval of the Enbridge Pipeline by the Federal government. Reactions have been as polarized as the preceding…

CRTC clears up cellphone contract confusion

Fucking phone companies, right? If ever there were a group of companies with a firmer grasp on the wallets of this fine country, I haven’t heard of them (besides maybe…