On September 19, 2020, former Prime Minister John Turner passed away at the age of 91.
I had not known true disappointment until the stewardess welcomed me to Edmonton this past April. As the airport doors closed and the plane backed up, I began to weep. Earlier, when I’d taken my seat on the nearly empty plane, “I hope you know how brave you are” appeared on my phone screen. I switched my phone off and said goodbye to Vancouver, a city I resented leaving.
But access to the kind of health care BC is renowned for is not a universal experience. People of colour often have to contend with language barriers, cultural assumptions and underlying biases when accessing health care spaces.
COVID-19 has drawn attention to veiled discrimination on campus against Chinese students, largely fuelled by misconceptions — particularly with Chinese international students, who make up the largest demographic of internationals at UBC.
“I think that the most important thing I do is teach … [and] what I hope that does is invite [students] into scholarship."
Starting in May, eyes will focus squarely on Evans as the campus waits to see how he — and his promises — fare as the head of the union.
Ghebremusse applied to a year-long visiting professorship at the Allard School of Law, got an interview and was hired. After that temporary position ended, she landed a tenure-track professorship and became the only Black woman faculty member at Allard.
I am not a philosopher.
The first time I brought my partner to my place, I asked them to wait outside my bedroom — I wanted to make sure that there was nothing inside that I didn’t want them to see.
“You do know that all female news readers are supposed to be slim, trendy and attention grabbers, right?”
New province, new school, new friends. This is all well and good but I’m still frustratingly the same.
The moment she woke up to loud gospel music blaring from the kitchen, she immediately groaned.
If you’re an assigned-female-at-birth Trans person, men's deodorant really great for pushing away dysphoria. It’s subtle, but you can catch whiffs of it when you move.
It’s a funny thing, to feel hollow.
Our minds are trained to believe that certain activities or feelings are attributed to men or women
If women could be all those things, why didn’t I want to be like them?
One morning when I was in Grade Five I woke up with a giant pimple on my left cheek.
Mystique and Villanelle each fight against a world that tries to limit their capabilities and desires. They inspired me to be brave by being myself.
Here are three boxes each of which i do not fully belong/ but I do not think of this as unfortunate.
I didn’t catcall women, brag about sexual conquests or demean people with names. So how could I be affected by toxic masculinity?
"I think mentorship means so much more between women when it’s covered with solidarity of knowing that it’s not just about those big issues that are often heavy and difficult, but it’s also about coming into these places with a sense of humour.”
University should be a safe space to experiment with expressing your identity through your look.