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Toddlers in tiaras

And high heels, and spray tans... FAKE NAILS, FAKE eyelashes, fake tan, five-year-old girl. One of these things is not like the other, and it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to discern which does not bel...
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Responding to pain at Penn State

The sadness of one sports fan I’LL PUT THIS as simply as I can: I love sports more than any healthy person should. Growing up and being a high-school athlete, I found myself influenced by various sporting fi...
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Letters

Together yet significantly different Re: “Can I get a side of English, please?” (Opinions, Oct. 12) IN THE OCT. 21 edition, the Fulcrum, the University of Ottawa’s English student newspaper, published an ...

Only losers can’t ‘get some’

Changing our mentality about rape and consent ON NOV. 16, the Ottawa Citizen reported on a local sex offender’s hearing, where a young man accused of rape was judged by a psychologist as fundamentally be...
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Hey, Harper!

Haven't you heard? Guns kill. ON DEC. 6, 1989, Marc Lépine walked into the University of Montreal’s École polytechnique with a Ruger Mini-14 rifle, where he killed 14 women before committing suicide. On ...
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Assisting the suicidal

Canada can do better IT SEEMS LIKE every couple of years in Canada, the idea of legalizing assisted suicide rears its head. The renewed furor over this controversial issue is usually prompted by a partic...
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What’s your opinion on?

Would you like some philosophy with your pants? YOGA PANT PEDDLER lululemon has come under fire recently for a new slogan the company has printed on their shopping bags. The phrase, which reads “Who ...
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Working-class heroes

Are the B.C. vigilantes a pro or a comic con? IT’S A BIRD, it’s a plane, it’s—a man in costume confronting a sexual predator? In recent weeks, four men in Chilliwack, B.C. have bombarded the Internet ...