By Abigail Potter Dear Trump supporters, We would like to extend this travel advice to you. This is your opportunity to see your future in a little place they like to call the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Or as they call it on CNN (fake news!) – North Korea. Don’t be alarmed by … Continue reading A Travel Guide for Trump Supporters
By Peter MacDonald Protest Protesting is ineffective And you will never convince me that Activism creates change. Remain silent. It is morally wrong to Take a knee during the anthem, Raise your fist in defiance and Intentionally create discourse. Until people began to speak up The majority was the only voice Black lives matter Is … Continue reading Protest
By Amy Zhang The latest of Hollywood’s scandals will perhaps prove to be its most momentous yet. On October 5th, the New York Times published an article detailing over two decades worth of sexual harassment allegations concerning one man: Harvey Weinstein, film mogul known for his work on films such as Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare in … Continue reading Harvey Weinstein: The End of Impunity?
By Cameron Christie The so-called “War of Words” currently unfolding between the United States and North Korea may be more dangerous than the offhandedness of Trump’s rhetoric would have you believe. As the major actors in a volatile nuclear standoff, even a verbal war can be considered terrifying. To try to understand this conflict, let’s … Continue reading Just a War of Words? Inside a Potentially Dangerous Dispute
By Olive Nugent At a snap press conference today, Death announced unexpectedly that he will be retiring from his position as the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse. He expressed a sense of obligation to make way for younger, up-and-coming purveyors of fatality and heralds of armageddon, naming U.S. President Donald Trump as his successor. “I’ve … Continue reading Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse Retires Early to Make Way for Trump
By Aliaa Mohamed I have a theory about Donald Trump. He is secretly an Arab. I’ll tell you why. See, being an Arab myself, I can spot my people miles away. I can smell the shawarma from approximately 5 kilometres off. I’m not going to lie; it’s pretty impressive. So, when I saw Donald Trump, … Continue reading Is Donald Trump an Arab?
Thought to be the largest single-day protest in American history, the Women’s March on Washington took place on January 21st, 2017, the day after U.S. President Donald Trump’s inauguration. It was attended by an estimated half-million protesters, and among them was Lisgar’s very own Mme. Valérie Leloup. Lisgarwrite co-editor Olive Nugent sat down with her … Continue reading The Women’s March on Washington: Interview with Mme. Valérie Leloup
By Emma Kirke Often what comes to mind when we speak about the Arctic in relation to climate change is either a stranded polar bear on an ice float or on a melting glacier. Rarely do we give thought to those living in the Arctic whose way of life will be irrevocably changed by the … Continue reading The Inuit: On Thin Ice?
By Andrew Yang Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by 2017 - in fact, it was one of his key campaign promises. However, as the new year approaches, many details about his proposed legislation remain unclear. Here's what we know so far: Legal Status: The new legislation would allow … Continue reading Marijuana Legalization Approaches
By Amy Zhang Two-Thousand-and-Sixteen has, arguably, been one of the craziest years in recent history, from widespread creepy clown sightings to the massive public outcry after the killing of a gorilla, but the forefront of the entire year has been dominated with the U.S. Presidential election. For almost two years, the process has been worn … Continue reading Make America Great Again: Trump’s Shocking Victory and How It Almost Didn’t Happen