Welcome to Editor’s Pick! In this monthly segment, our Opinion Editor selects five articles from the previous month to put in the spotlight.
The early campaign: how elections begin months before they’re announced by Mitchell Pawluk
There are always pieces coming out left right and centre during elections for The Gateway, but this article struck a particular chord with students. It shines light on an important subject in a nuanced, well-considered manner, and is well-deserving of its spot on this list.
New podcast aims to help U of A students with advice on how to land a job post-graduation by Faramarz Jabbari-zadeh
Not only is this podcast extremely useful to students, but also interesting! Succinctly written and delightfully informative, this article gives the best of both worlds when it comes to entertainment and useful information.
Pot Thots: a stoner’s guide to an Edmonton winter by Mac Ireland
Equal parts funny and helpful, this article is a stoner’s one-stop shop for all the tips and tricks they need to outlast the frigid February of blazing up.
Photostory: Honouring our MMIWG2ST+ by Christien Ford
The photos in this piece speak for themselves. They portray power, strength, and courage, and represent a very important event. Please take a look at these photos if you haven’t already seen them.
Showcasing Black excellence and debating Black love: celebrating Black History Month with the Black Student Association by Khadra Ahmed
This article gives the reader a little peek into the Black Student Association and their connection with black History Month. Well-written, researched, and interviewed, this piece provides a deeper look into the campus community.