Culture

Diwali lights up Grant Hall

Walking into Grant Hall, I entered a completely different atmosphere than the bitter snowstorm raging outside.Continue...

Reading the under-rated and under-read

Like “cool” or “art,” the term “classic literature” is notoriously indefinable.Continue...

A journey through the ages: visiting the Aga Khan Museum

With the exception of a brief middle school field trip to a Toronto mosque, my overall exposure to Islamic art had been very limited until I visited the Aga Khan Museum.Continue...

When trends ignore the deeper meaning

Many symbols from Eastern artwork have become as commonplace in the home of university students as textbooks and Kraft dinner.Continue...

Jamaican coconut bread

Black History Month serves as a reminder of the importance of appreciating and exploring other cultures — and honestly, there’s nothing that brings people together quite like food.Continue...

From hipster to yuccie: The transformation of a privileged generation

Every generation has its cliché, creative folk toting liberal arts degrees and the privilege of a middle class existence.Continue...

The importance of Black History Month

Earlier this year, I experienced possibly the most awkward first date of my life.Continue...

Spirit of India comes to Kingston

With stunning moves and jaw-dropping feats, Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India brought the rich dancing culture of India to downtown Kingston.Continue...

My culture isn’t a costume

Celebrities at Coachella wearing Native American headdresses, bindis and dream catchers is a common sight.The Kardashian-Jenner siblings have come under fire for sporting cornrows, dreadlocks and even the niqab.Continue...

A sorry apology from The Daily

A student newspaper’s mandate is to be representative of its readership and to be inclusive to students of all backgrounds.Continue...

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