Mental health affects us all. I personally know many students struggling with this issue every day, and I am terrified of the consequences that will occur because they weren’t able to receive adequate help.
Regardless of la Rotonde's intentions, this cartoon is discriminatory. It harkens back to an era of minstrel shows and blackface, when people of colour were mocked and degraded.
For a federation that claims to recognize the legitimacy and validity of students rights and representation, the actions, or lack thereof, of the SFUO executive members exemplify the opposite with overt apathy for representing students.
As a university newspaper meant to ease the access to information and facilitate discussion, releasing staff editorials about why the media should be more biased is an odd choice.