Disabled students on ableism at VIU

Disabled students share their experiences with inaccessibility and discrimination at VIU Ableism, like many other systems of oppression and marginalization, is a complex and nuanced concept. A simple way to understand ableism is to think…

Responding to The Shape of Water wins

On Sunday, March 2, The Shape of Water (2017) left the 90th Academy Awards with four wins: Best Production Design, Best Original Music Score, Best Director, and, finally, Best Picture. As a disabled person, I wish I could have pulled a…

Grammy Awards: So, so male

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards took place on January 28, 2018, and left much to be desired, with only a single televised award given to a female artist. Alessia Cara won Best New Artist, while all thirteen other televised awards were handed…

Sarah’s favourite things

The Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump by Robert Sears Sears takes Donald Trump’s tweets and transcripts and rearranges them into thoughtful and sensitive verse poems. This is a fun method of found poetry and I want to own a copy so very,…