Articles

Editorial—So Long Summer

An august end to August, I find this issue, to me, really brings the feel of Autumn to it.  Even if we’re not quite there, having articles like Jason Sullivan’s exploration of how simple questions can unmask philosophical considerations of the self, or Darjeeling Jones’ look at Haida Gwaii in northern BC and the sense… Read more »

Relax—You’re Already Rich

As a student you may not be rich in the conventional sense, but it’s certain you’ve got an opinion on the following question: Do I want to get rich, and, if so, what am I willing to do to get there? The short answer? Don’t sweat it, because you’re already rich. Let me explain. Who… Read more »

Porkpie Hat—A View of Haida Gwaii

We humans have done so much shifting and transforming of the natural landscape: bending the shape of the planet with all of our bright, infernal machines, fueled by our reckless brilliance and boundless greed.  We seldom remember that there are some landscapes which, if we move slowly through them with an open mind, an open… Read more »

Editorial—Sideless

You may have already heard that David Koch, one of the richest men on the planet, recently died at the age of 79. Mr. Koch was well known for his involvement in politics, providing funding to many organizations that work to discredit the idea of man-made climate change, and that also work to fight against… Read more »

Buying Local or Buying a Scam?

Local food has been growing in popularity every year, and is being marketed to people as a local solution: saving the earth and eating fresh sort of ideology.  This idea is highlighted more and more at grocery stores and is also featured on restaurant menus.  This local food idea seems to have shifted from a… Read more »

Editorial–All A-Board!

The UCP government of Alberta has made its first legal concrete moves (as opposed to those that a judge found concerning enough to reverse) toward post-secondary education.  I don’t think they’re good ones. They have started appointing/rewarding their cronies on the campaign trail, including failed UCP candidates, by putting them on various boards across the… Read more »

The Slow Movement Movement

“Slow down, you’re movin’ too fast You got to make the morning last Just kicking down the cobblestones Looking for fun and feelin’ groovy” – Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel,  “The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)” Not to be confused with the various types of “the slow _____ movement,” an umbrella term for a… Read more »