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The Capitol raid could change North American social media for good

On Jan. 6, thousands of Donald Trump supporters who believed the 2020 presidential election had been ‘stolen’ from their candidate stormed the United States Capitol. Two days later, the president was permanently suspended from Twitter.Continue...

Don’t fear the media. Fear Trump’s Twitter account.

There are a lot of things wrong with American culture—a complete disregard for other people, the miraculous ability to politicize every aspect of life, and ridiculous disbelief in science all come to mind—but the worst has got to be relentless fear-mongering.Continue...

Kanye West’s politics aren’t personal, they’re his art

Kanye West made headlines last week—even more than usual—after visiting the White House to meet with his current political idol, President Donald Trump.Continue...

I miss the old Kanye: free thought gone too far

Earlier this spring, Kanye West rapped, “We ain’t made it off the plantation,” calling himself a ‘slave’ to fan expectations after professing admiration for right-wing causes. The rapper subsequently tweeted in late April, “the mob can’t make [him] not love” Donald Trump, a president known for institutionalizing racism.Continue...

One year of Donald Trump

It’s been just over a year since the world’s collective jaw dropped at the news Donald Trump was voted President-elect of the United States.Continue...

Taking My Seat: The importance of Title IX

On this week’s chronicle of ‘WTF is up with the White House women’, President Trump’s Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the education department’s plan to reform Obama-era guidelines of Title IX, implemented to protect survivors of sexual violence.Continue...

Update on US politics

Another month has gone by and things still haven’t calmed down in the realm of American politics.Continue...

Law students support refugees in light of U.S. visa ban

In the wake of the recent United States executive order on immigration, Queen’s Law Refugee Support Program (QLRSP) has penned over 100 letters to the Canadian government in support of taking action.Continue...

No real way to #DressLikeAWoman

While the #DressLikeAWoman hashtag attempts to promote equality by showing that woman and their dress can’t be reduced to a single description, it doesn’t confront that defining woman is in itself problematic.Continue...

Panel discusses Trump and the “Rise of Authoritarianism”

At the Sydenham Street United Church on Thursday night, a large crowd of seniors, young parents and students gathered underneath rainbow yarn that had been strung across the ceiling.Continue...

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