The Israel-Palestine conflict invokes sharp and passionate responses from everyone—scholars, religious leaders, and politicians and average citizens. Sadly, many in the West choose to be ever so selective in the facts they relay, and the discourse they construct.
The dispute between authors and online book reviewers is escalating: last month, Anne Rice endorsed a petition to remove the anonymity of users on Amazon.com, forcing them to use verified identities when reviewing published materials.
If there’s any silver lining to hereditary mental illness, then it may be that it makes one more likely to be a creative genius along the same spectrum as Vonnegut, van Gogh or even Einstein, a recent continuing study has hinted.
Alberta: a province with a hands-off conservative government that hypocritically insists on enforcing a nanny state when it comes to alcohol.
Recently, a research study of casual sex in Jasper and Banff came under scrutiny by the Canadian Taxpayers’ Federation. Here are three other unusual-sounding research releases.
The coming of the end of summer can put a lot on students’ minds.
Regardless of which side of the “conflict” you stand on, for goodness sake, call it like it is: genocide.
Iterations of the phrase “nothing can replace a newspaper” resurface when the journalism industry is in times of trouble. But, the current state of printed publications in Canada is proving the saying wrong.
Alexander Pope once commented that “to err is human,” and that quotation has been used to justify many social gaffes over the years from politicians who should know better and be more circumspect when they speak.
Ontario teachers pledged $1.5 million last month to shore up the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (B.C.T.F.) in its ongoing strike, but they’re not the only ones who should stand up for teachers Canada-wide.
Discussion around the Peter Lougheed Leadership Initiative, a project to benefit top undergraduates, has drawn major criticism over the past school year — criticism that was mitigated when the Students’ Union and the university administration reached points of agreement in February.
Privilege seems to be everywhere. At the very least, if there’s an article on social issues or hot button issues, you can be sure that one of the comments will have a variant of the phrase “omg check your privilege.”
Dr. Chantal Barry of Calgary’s Westglen Medical Centre made controversy on June 27 when it was reported that she wouldn’t be offering birth control to women that came in and asked for it due to her personal moral convictions.
From June 12 to July 14, the world’s eyes will be on Brazil. But unfortunately, not for the right reasons.
National Aboriginal Day is a governor general sanctioned, Canada-wide opportunity to explore our individual and family identities, collaborate in the development of group identities and contemplate our Aboriginal and shared history.
The Gateway shows you how to stylishly channel your summer festival attendance into psychedelic print.
After many years of standing near the top of the market, Rockstar has developed various flavours to complement its original energy drink. In spite of these, it’s time to revisit the classic to determine whether it still stands up against its more eclectic brethren.