Activism

Where will you draw the line?

Thursday’s annual Take Back the Night march featured the launch of the new Draw the Line campaign — a provincial effort to target bystanders in sexual assault prevention.Continue...

OPIRG presses on

The Kingston branch of the Ontario Public Interest Group (OPIRG) won’t give up on their mission to serve the community and the University despite their loss of funding, OPIRG Coordinator Kavita Bissoondial said.Continue...

Random act of kindness

Last month, 49-year-old Debbie Wooldridge boarded a train to Montreal to undergo gender reassignment surgery.Continue...

Don't listen to Kony campaign critics

When we’re looking at viral campaigns like Kony 2012, the priority should be to learn from them — whether its through a critical perspective or because you believe in it.Continue...

Activists stand trial

The trial for Kingston prison farm protesters began yesterday at the Frontenac County Court House.Continue...

Dissent declines

Protesters with the Occupy Kingston movement dwindled from over 100 to five yesterday.Continue...

Climate crisis exposure on social media is the first step to saving the planet

Climate crisis exposure on social media is the first step to saving the planet.Continue...

Social media activism is no joke

Social media activism is essentially using the platform of an online forum to lead or support a cause. It’s activism behind a screen.Continue...

Marching against a platform of hate

At 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 21, I gingerly crawled out of bed, trying not to wake my sleeping boyfriend as I went about getting ready for the Women’s March on Washington.Continue...

Backpacking with a purpose

Last reading week, I joined a group of “backpacktivists” for a nine-day excursion to Guatemala with Operation Groundswell: a program devoted to redefining travel and volunteerism.Continue...

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