I love Shrek 2. It is one of my favourite movies of all time. Most people who have met me know this about me because I manage to work it into every conversation that lasts five minutes or longer. Shrek 2 follows Shrek and Fiona, two ogres fresh from their honeymoon,[Read More…]
Tag: Political Discourse
To the majority of the public’s approval and a minority’s chagrin, the Liberal government has pledged to take in 25,000 refugees before Christmas. Whether dealing with climate change initiatives or Syrian refugees, the Canadian government will set specific policy targets. While setting lofty goals is admirable, it is not always[Read More…]
Topics dealing with race, sex, and gender are inherently politically and personally charged issues. Critiques based on these issues are bound to one’s own experience and identity; when these issues are raised, the discussion can quickly become emotionally-charged. These conversations are crucial in order to highlight and dismantle oppressive structures[Read More…]
“I don’t want to say that we ‘solved world peace,’” said a SSMU undergraduate member, who wished to remain anonymous, “but let’s just say that I’m pretty much guaranteed an A in POLI 450.” The peacebuilding course, which along with POLI 350 (Developing Areas/Middle East) is expected to undergo major[Read More…]
There is a popular narrative among certain students—often conservatives—that universities are no longer the bastions of free speech they once were.
The McGill community prides itself in having a tolerant and open-minded environment—one need not look further than Rez Project and Safe Space.