Editorial

Having the campus media at the centre of elections for our student unions, by asking tough questions and ensuring that candidates are prepared for any issue that may arise if elected, is critical to the proper functioning of an open and transparent student democracy.

It seems a bit audacious to assign resolutions to other people, but the fact is that the university administration and SFUO have real power to solve problems that have been plaguing students for years. What better time than the fresh slate of a new year to get the ball rolling?

If Mr. Trudeau wants to deliver an apology that truly is comprehensive, then he needs to apologize not just for the former policies and practices of our government, but for the fact that queer and trans Canadians are still suffering today.

In light of these stories and more, why were we surprised when news broke of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulting and harassing dozens of women over the last few decades? Why were we surprised when hundreds of thousands of women shared their stories of sexual assault and harassment on social media under #MeToo?

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