Golden Bird

// Hannah Alberga “It’s about Miles.” Mary interrupted the silence. She was clenching George’s arm so firmly that his leather jacket was left with the imprint of her hand. He opened his mouth for a moment, but then pursed his lips and started whistling to a song lingering in his head. Following their usual path…

Mourning Western TV’s Post-merge Life

// Samiya Hassan Today, we grieve the loss of Western TV. What once was a growing media outlet for students, by students, tragically passed away last year after a long battle with mediocrity. Gone is its soul, leaving behind nothing but the name it bears. For some, WTV was a place to discover love of…

Rob McCallum: The Story Behind the Storyteller

// Angela McInnes With the exception of Unearthly, a project he laughingly describes as “Canada’s greatest B movie”, most of independent filmmaker Rob McCallum’s feature-length films probe his lifelong passions: Nintendo; He-Man and the Masters of the Universe; the quest to find his missing mother. In his latest documentary, Kittie:Origins/Evolutions, he explores a new fandom…

Discourse on North Korea Coverage

// Vicky Qiao “World War 3: North Korea nuclear strike would be ‘disaster’”,”North Korea gets ready to test nuclear missile”, “North Korea vows to shoot down U.S. planes” It is hard not to encounter a news headline featuring North Korea. Seemingly overnight, the small country of North Korea has come into the spotlight. It is…

I Miss The Old Kanye

// Lena Gahwi Here is a playlist from an intersectional feminist who is still trying to have a good time. Green Light, Lorde Lorde makes good music, and she makes me feel so much cooler than I actually am. Green Light is a good anthem to remind you to let stuff go! Something we could…

Analyzing Girl Boss in the FIMS Classroom

// Brienna French FIMS is about critical thinking, and one of the great things about this is that there is no shortage of media to criticize; you’ll always have new problematic material for your assignments. Netflix’s recent series Girl Boss is an excellent example of media you can analyze within the FIMS classroom. Girl Boss, created…

The Best Student Experience

// Sharanya Menon 3, 240 km from home, there was no point relying on recruitment slogans I am not an optimistic person; nor will I ever pretend to be, but my inability to recognize the positive features of my life during my first year served as a great and detrimental disadvantage to my overall experience. In…