Kennedy McKee-Braide

Kennedy (she/her) is currently pursuing a Joint Honours degree in History and Political Science with a Minor in Gender, Sexuality, Feminist and Social Justice Studies. She manages the Tribune’s Opinion, Student Life, and Features sections and is Editor-in-Chief of the McGill Journal of Political Science Print. Her research interests include Soviet history, housing, policing, and social welfare policy, and internet and media studies.

Posts by Kennedy McKee-Braide

Toward body liberation

Content warning: This article discusses disordered eating  I first started to think about my weight when I was in elementary school. I distinctly remember feeling as though I had to lose weight to make friends or to capture the attention of my crushes. But it was not until early high[Read More…]

The long arm of the law

This November, Montrealers will head to the polls to vote for the next mayor of the city––and perhaps the future of its police. This year more than ever, a key issue on the ballot will be the role and budget of the Service de Police de la Ville de Montréal[Read More…]

Word on the Y: Zoom edition

One year into the pandemic that turned students’ lives upside down, The McGill Tribune’s Student Life team reflects on a tumultuous, yet occasionally triumphant, year.  Holly Wethey; Contributor For the past two semesters, I have been living in my Plateau apartment, watching Montreal go from the orange zone to the[Read More…]

The threat from inside

On Jan. 6, far-right supporters of former United States President Donald Trump stormed the American Capitol Building in an attempted insurrection that killed five. Throughout Trump’s presidency, far-right extremist hate groups proliferated on social media and in public spaces. Political figures, including the president himself, have also depreciated the gravity[Read More…]

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