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Toronto: The Rob Ford issue and why we have yet to reach media fatigue

As a writer and general follower of news and politics, I have naturally been interested in following the Rob Ford scandal. We are in day 20 of this 50-car wreck of a story and it seems that every time we … Continue reading

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COLUMN – WLU Symphony

Wilfrid Laurier University Symphony Orchestra had their Holiday concert on Nov. 27, and it was a night for soloists, Afendi Yusuf, clarinet, Sarah Gates, Saxophone and Sarah Whynot, piano were all on stage strutting their musical chops for the audience. … Continue reading

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Prostitution rights

Ontario has recently decriminalized solicitation for prostitution and the running of bawdy houses. Prostitution, which has been legal since 1985, has seen a lot of roadblocks, since even though it’s legal to prostitute, it is illegal to offer it openly … Continue reading

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Delhi

The Commonwealth Games in Delhi have been constantly in the news with talks of bridges falling and stadiums collapsing, but many of our athletes seem ready and willing to go forward with their participation. The ones that have decided to … Continue reading

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What do our wounded deserve?

If you ask me, our wounded deserve nothing but the best, but then again, I’m horribly biased. I was raised around the military, and spent many years playing in a military band and serving men and women in uniform at … Continue reading

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Expensive school

How accessible is education? Student loans and grant programs claim to work to make education affordable to everyone, but really, how affordable is it if you are paying it for years, sometimes over a decade later? According to an article … Continue reading

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Hello/ Intro

My name is Ashley Idle, and I am a journalism student in Ontario, Canada. This blog will explore current events and look at multiple sides of the argument, exploring the rights and wrongs of each side as I see them. … Continue reading

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