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 …

The Global Rise of the Far-Right and its Impact in Canada

Written by Cagri Arslan Edited by Tahira Akbar and Huanan Liao Anyone who does not live under a rock would have noticed a rise in right-wing populism and isolationism in many western democracies. From anti-immigrant groups in Germany and France to Donald Trump’s apparent popularity just south of the border, an increased interest in paleoconservative …

Bai Chao Chen: Why the GA on Friday is the critical turning point for the MSU

Written by Bai Chao Chen Edited by Anson Yeh General contextOn April 8th, 2021, Feiyang Xin started a petition against in-person final exams and posted it on the Marianopolis Student Union’s Facebook group. The petition garnered the required 200 signatures for a General Assembly by the MSU Congress. Students will be called to vote on …

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. …

Ze Yuan Fu: Welcome to Wall Street!

Written by Ze Yuan Fu, BEng. Comp Eng, McGill University Faculty of Engineering Edited by Bhromor Rahman, MWR Editor-in-chief Editor’s note: Ze Yuan Fu is not a certified fiduciary and cannot be held responsible for any losses the reader may incur should they invest in financial instruments. Always perform due diligence when purchasing financial instruments …