By Alexandra Few
Women are continually pushing past barriers that have historically been placed in front of them in all aspects of life. However, in regards to occupations, women are changing the gender bias that occurs so that male-dominated occupations are inclusive and accepting of all genders.
By Ishawna Ross
Concerned parents, teachers and students gathered for the “Anti-Blackness in Schools” panel held at York University recently. YorkU professor Carl James, alongside Tana Turner, Natasha Henry, Erica Okezie-Phillips – Education Officer and Senior Research Coordinator, Ontario Ministry of Education and Anyika Mark – President, Black Students’ Association came together to discuss the ongoing issue many Black parents face, when it comes to the targeting of Black children within the education system.
By Sia Papadopoulos
Women have been smashing the charts and making history in an industry that has been historically male-dominated. Despite all the accomplishments, there are still lingering stereotypical connotations that surround women who are athletes.
By Fatima Husain
Campus & community radio stations and student newspapers around Ontario campuses face a heightened threat of been axed in light of Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s fee policy. Ironically named The Student Choice Initiative, if introduced, would allegedly ‘empower’ students to more easily ‘opt out’ of funding student organizations and clubs. Campus radio stations and student newspapers receive funding from levies derived from tuition fees.
By Alexandra Few
With a variety of options available, individuals who menstruate will use some type of menstrual product when on their period. Going to the store and purchasing some of these products are not often given a second thought to most, however, those who experience homelessness are not provided with the same opportunity. According to The Star, there are 204,500 women and girls in need of menstrual products in Canada and 86,300 in Ontario. As well, Plan International found that one-third of women who are 25 and under in Canada have struggled financially when it comes to purchasing menstrual products.