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Buying a better world

The recent collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh and a fire in another earlier this month makes four disasters in the country’s highly profitable and low-cost garment industry in less
than six months.Continue...

Students should focus on the bigger picture

It’s time for Queen’s to look past Alexander Prescott’s individual actions and focus on the bigger picture.Continue...

Risky business

The recent release of a texting app that allows students at the University of Regina to get in touch with a random, anonymous texter isn’t a bad idea, but poses certain risks to users.Continue...

Deconstructing digital desires

Student Internet use raises questions regarding social media’s addictive nature.Continue...

Decision to cancel all TAPS socials for the year reversed

On Dec. 4, The AMS Pub Services (TAPS) ended a tumultuous semester for their service on a high note — with a reversal of a previous AMS Board decision, which cancelled any socials for the year, and what Vice President (Operations) Dave Walker called a “well-deserved” afternoon.Continue...

One brunette’s blonde ambition

About two weeks ago, I went from being a brunette of a mundane hair tone, to a blonde of the Paris Hilton-variety — in appearance only, I assure you.Continue...

Tatted doesn’t mean taboo

When someone notices that I have a tattoo, they often ask me what it means. In my case, I have a typical answer — it’s something like a life mantra. But for others, it’s not like that.Continue...

Walk comes on heels of controversy

The third annual SlutWalk took to the streets of Kingston last Sunday afternoon.Continue...

Twitter travesty

Krista Ford’s recent tweet telling women “not to dress like a whore” in order to avoid being sexually assaulted was undeniably inappropriate. But, the media attention has focused far too heavily on the messenger instead of on the larger message.Continue...