We need to lower the cost of animal adoption

Making it more affordable for people to adopt animals would increase adoption rates, and benefit society overall. Even if you don’t adopt, imagine how much better your day would be if you were able to see a few more dogs on your walk to class.

U of T’s new mental health policy is shameful

Make no mistake—this policy essentially removes students from campus for inconveniencing their classmates and peers, and the administration. This takes agency and control away from those living with mental illnesses, and instead focuses almost solely on their supposed negative impacts on the community.

Fights break out between skeletons, zombies, elves

Officials are working on mediating the conflict between the two sides, with City of Ottawa mayor Jim Watson sitting down with the leader of the Halloween decorations, Jack Skellington, and the mysterious leader of the Christmas decorations, known for wearing a red suit. Peace talks are scheduled to begin next week at city hall.

Smoke legal pot where you smoke cigarettes

Once marijuana is legal it should be treated the same as cigarettes, not given preferential treatment or penalized. People who want to smoke pot should be able to do so anywhere they can smoke tobacco, if for no other reason than there isn’t a good argument to not do so.