Growing up in the West as an Asian woman is an experience of sharp contradictions. While those from Asia or of Asian descent are told that they “are one of us” through performative displays of diversity, they are made to feel like the “Other.” This was the message from a[Read More…]
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McGill’s dance community is labouring under a lack of recognition and support in the COVID-19 era. After fully online Zoom practices during the 2020-2021 school year, McGill dance troupes continued to struggle with restrictions on their practices and performances throughout the Fall 2021 semester. Some members of the dance community,[Read More…]
What a difference a year—and a pandemic—can make. In the fall of 2020, during the months when COVID-19 raged, concern for unhoused neighbours in the area surrounding McGill prompted Sophie Hart to found Meals for Milton-Parc, a student-led meal-share initiative that provided food and care packages. The group recently shifted[Read More…]
Oftentimes the quality of a work can be judged by the ease with which viewers consume it. This is certainly the case with Martin Scorsese’s new Netflix documentary series, Pretend It’s a City, featuring his longtime friend, author Fran Lebowitz. The 30-minute episodes of Pretend It’s a City fly by with[Read More…]