What’s ableism?

I first heard the term “ableism” at the Nanaimo Women’s March last January. VIU’s Student Union was handing out pins. One said, “Unlearn racism,” another said, “Unlearn ableism.” It’s hard to unlearn something you don’t know, I remember…

The Founder movie review

A patriotic biopic on the rise of McDonald’s—the multi-billion-dollar restaurant empire that pays starvation wages and sells food causing a range of trademarked digestion symptoms, from McBloating to McHeartburn—is a strange concept to…

Feed me, Facebook

Changes are coming to your Facebook news feed. On Thursday, January 11, Facebook announced it will begin to prioritize content from friends and family over content from publishers and brands. This means, in theory, you’ll see more…