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 …

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 …

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 …