- Published on Saturday, 20 April 2013 22:43
- Written by CAMERON PERRIER
While containing powerful messages, PSAs need to be speaking to both communities
I swivelled to see who had uttered the phrase. A girl sitting at a back table in the Tim Hortons with her two friends snickered as we locked eyes.
What had I done wrong? All I wanted was a coffee.
It's people like her that should be the target of anti-homophobia and anti-transphobia messages.
- Published on Saturday, 13 April 2013 19:28
- Written by KAITY BROWN
Despite scandals, Alberta still exports horsemeat to other countries around the world. Yet Calgarians are pushing it off their plates
Calgarians have been scared silly from the recent horse meat scandal and it's hurting Alberta's horse meat industry.
The horsemeat scandal that unfolded in Europe caused numerous companies worldwide to be searched for undeclared traces of horsemeat.
- Published on Monday, 11 March 2013 16:32
- Written by Tom Samoil
Getting beyond the snobby stigma can reveal a world of enjoyment
The audience is one of the first things you notice when you attend a classical music concert, be it the philharmonic, the opera, or the ballet.
Particularly, who's there and who's not.
The audience at classical music concerts tends to conform to a specific category: fancy.
Men tend to dress in suits and ties, and women tend to don dresses and heels. When I attend these shows, I don't follow suit.
- Published on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 17:03
- Written by Rachel Kane
Parent-child interaction can't be replaced with reading devices
"Oh come on, please, just one more story before bed?"
This all too familiar phrase rings oh so clearly in my head as I think of the times that I stayed up begging my mom or dad before I went to sleep.
I longed to hear about the princesses, dragons and far-away lands that were in my books, so that I could relive the stories in my dreams.
But I can't imagine that it would have been the same if it wasn't my parents actually reading to me.