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Finding sanctuary abroad- a lesson in asylum seeking

Asylum seekers are people who have fled their home country due to various circumstances; such as, war, poverty, and corruption. They enter another country begging for the right of international...

New Congress promises to end the political Dark Ages

The United States Congress underwent a makeover on January 3 when it swore in 111 new members, 101 of which who were elected to the House of...

Britain and the European Union get a divorce: why it’s so...

Everyday the news feeds are flooded with countless articles about one very messy divorce. The UK is currently doing its best to separate itself...

First Past the Post vs. Proportional Representation: What the government doesn’t...

How many of you realized that there is a referendum coming up to decide if Canada changes its voting system? Not many, I’m guessing....

Pop stars shouldn’t use their fame to influence politics

The day before voter registration closes in the state of Tennessee, beloved pop star Taylor Swift broke her silence and publicly voiced her political...

Everyone has the right to their opinion, even Taylor Swift

On October 7, popstar Taylor Swift posted an Instagram photo with a lengthy caption on U.S. politics. Swift has never been one to get...

PoCo municipal elections: all you need to know

October 20 is municipal election day. On this day, people will head to the polls to vote for their town mayor, school trustees, and...

Crossing the floor: an exercise in tyranny

On Monday, September 17, a handful of elected Canadian officials showed that they did not care if democracy died.   Monday’s events played out as follows: Ontario MP...

Lieutenant Governor of BC visits Riverside

On Monday, March 27, 2017, Riverside hosted its most distinguished guest in the school’s history. Students returned from a two-week spring break to an assembly...

Women’s March 2017 – a woman’s place is in the resistance

On January 21, 2017, approximately 500,000 people marched on Washington, DC. It was called the Women’s March and it made history. 168 marches in 81...