The Sociological Meaning Behind Disney Movie “Raya and the Last Dragon”

By Caroline Sun During the summer, I watched a new Disney movie called Raya and the Last Dragon as a Saturday night activity. Lately, Disney movies have caught my attention; previously, I wrote an article on the movie “Soul”, which I thought was an insightful story. Besides the great action scenes filled with combat, the …

Big Chungus Is Now Looney Tunes Canon

Elmer, Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny and more! Was Looney Tunes a staple of your childhood? On March 31st, the Looney Tunes World of Mayhem Youtube channel officially announced the release of their new character, Big Chungus, making the meme character part of the canon of the Looney Tunes universe. Here is the announcement video. What …

Emma Rodriguez: Canada’s Healthcare system is racist

Written by Emma RodriguezEdited by Bhromor Rahman In September 2020, Joyce Echaquan, mother of 7 from the Atikamekw Nation in southwestern Quebec, went to a Joliette hospital to be treated for stomach pains. Instead of receiving proper care, hospital staff berated her; calling her stupid, saying she was good only for sex, and would be …

Fiona Tan: Why can’t Asians make it in Hollywood?

Written by Fiona TanEdited by Bhromor Rahman For its 78th award ceremony, the Golden Globes has decided to exclude Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari, one of 2020’s most acclaimed films, from the Best Picture race. They instead placed the movie in the Foreign Language Film category despite it being produced and first released in the United-States. …

When I Wake Up From This Dream

By Emma Westenberg Afterthoughts, post-pandemic: Connecting with others playing sports (soccer…) Indeed, connections are easily built without any conversation needed. Passing the ball around the field and scoring together links people together like magic. Teammates bond quickly. After the game, speaking to strangers is very interesting. During the match, I form an image of their …

Emma Westenberg: The COVID Globetrotter

Written by Emma WestenbergEdited by Bhromor Rahman I miss flight attendants. Their spotless uniforms, relentless smile, and incredible performances during takeoff bring comfort to passengers of all nations. However, apple juice demand is lower these days, considering the pandemic. To my regret, it is not the only change on-board. Individual packets, containing hygiene products, are …