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"Fuck Safe Space." A word on the latest Carleton University witch-hunt.

So for those of you who are thankfully unaware my school recently become the place of a overblown controversy due to, brace yourselves, t-shirts. Yup. 2,782 more words

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SlutWalk participants heat up chilly Ottawa with protest against 'rape culture'

Oh, it was cold — especially if, like Isabel Otto, you showed up in a skimpy one-piece black leather thong and bra from La Senza. 694 more words

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Day 2: September 12, 2014 - Watt’s Creek restoration field trip.

Today is the big day. Got up at 7am, prepared my lunch, the winter jacket and made my way to school.

We embarked at 8:40amfrom Carleton University and made our way to Watt’s Creek, located in the heart of the Green Belt. 375 more words

WiTOPoli Weekly: Friday, September 12

A roundup of some of the latest news in women, Toronto, and/or politics this week. What stories did you read this week? Tell us in the comments. 227 more words

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Integrating Technology Series: R.I.S.E App

In this Integrating Technology Series, we look at apps that speak not only to important interdisciplinary themes but also practical social justice campaigns by putting the spotlight on how technologies can be revolutionized and integrated into our lives in new ways, exploring their practical impacts as well as their moral and existential purposes. 206 more words

Chris Selley: Nuts to frosh week

I am rarely convinced by “kids these days” stories. Every generation experiences moral panics that look silly in retrospect; many, if not most, involve young people; and their proponents’ arguments all tend to have the same over-excited inflections and cadences. 847 more words

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Brian Platt: How universities can fix frosh week

It seems the frosh-week scandal is becoming an annual tradition in Canada. Last year, we had the bizarre, despicable chants that bragged about sex with “no consent.” The 2014 rendition has seen an Ottawa club promoter condemned for a racy frosh week video, the Western University student paper pulling its frosh issue over an advice column on seducing teaching assistants, and Carleton University frosh facilitators wearing tank tops that said “F— Safe Space,” for which they’ve now given a grovelling apology. 575 more words

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