No Cuts to Education

By: Sapna Humar and Abi Parameswaran In March 2019, Doug Ford’s Ontario government announced some major changes they would be implementing in the current education system. These proposals were immediately met with backlash, and for a good reason, as they will unquestionably have negative effects on students and teachers alike. If you aren’t aware of the current government plans for the education system, here’s a … Continue reading No Cuts to Education

FDA Approves First Commercial CAR-T Cell Therapy

By Linda Cako   Kymriah is the first CAR-T cell therapy to be approved by the FDA. It was approved on August 30, 2017, and has been making waves since. The reason why is because up until now, doctors needed a more personalized treatment for leukaemia. Leukemia is the most common childhood cancer, making up 30% of all childhood cancers in America (American Cancer Society, … Continue reading FDA Approves First Commercial CAR-T Cell Therapy

Logan Paul is Making Some Noise

On December 31st, YouTube “star” Logan Paul uploaded a video to his channel featuring a suicide victim in Aokigahara, commonly known as the “suicide forest” because of the large number of people that take their own lives (estimates claim that over 100 suicides take place each year, although Japan no longer releases its death counts.) Continue reading Logan Paul is Making Some Noise

Farewell 2017

By Linda Cako 2017 was supposed to be the year we were going to see change. And change we saw. Not all was good, like President Trump’s Muslim Ban, North Korea starting to flex its emerging nuclear prowess, and the UN warning us that we are facing the largest humanitarian crisis since WWII with up to 20 million people being at risk of starvation in … Continue reading Farewell 2017

President Trump’s Transgender Military Ban doesn’t stop the Pentagon for paying for a Transgender Soldier’s Surgery

By Linda Cako On December 11, 2017, the Pentagon ruled that it will be accepting transgender recruits against President Trump’s ban to exclude them from joining the military. The ruling came as a decision from the Pentagon to pay for a transgender surgery after two of them were already performed by former U.S Navy Flight Surgeon, Dr. Christine McGinn for free. President Trump explained in … Continue reading President Trump’s Transgender Military Ban doesn’t stop the Pentagon for paying for a Transgender Soldier’s Surgery

Save the Little Blue Planet

By Linda Cako Climate Change has never been good news. Science has always provided the evidence for the global impact and consequences stating that we would experience more extreme weather, see an unprecedented rate of extinction, and have more toxic levels of smog. Within the past few months alone we had seen some of the damaging cases of forest fires in Canada, we had three … Continue reading Save the Little Blue Planet

The Mystery In Space Programs

By Ethan Blumberg I have always asked myself why the Canadian and American governments annually spend enormous amounts of money on their respective space programs and different international space initiatives. The scale of the spending has led to a constant debate in both Canada and the United States for many years. While I do understand the global importance of space exploration, I believe that the two … Continue reading The Mystery In Space Programs

Red Alert Politics

Take a Knee Campaign

By Vanessa Ifepe Twenty four NFL players at Wembley Stadium in London, took a knee during the American National Anthem in protest of Donald Trump. This was after Trump made a comment about players who take a knee during the anthem needing to be fired. Time and time again, Trump has proven to get under people’s skin and caused protests across the country. The constant intertwining … Continue reading Take a Knee Campaign

This Is Me In Grade Nine

By Sophie Gold Change can be scary.  And high school definitely means change.  The prospect of entering high school was never far from my thoughts over the summer.  I felt anxious and excited, apprehensive and eager all at the same time.  The Labour Day weekend was less a vacation than an extended waiting game before the change became real. But hey, what did I know about … Continue reading This Is Me In Grade Nine