Monthly Archives: September 2014

Being a Light Can Prevent Suicide

*Trigger Warning: Description of suicide and self-harming below. If this is something you struggle with, please be cautious in proceeding. It was Christmas Eve of the year 2000, and I was alone in my room, angry, hurt, and loathing every inch of myself. The argument and screaming fight that had occurred between my parents and I for the half hour …

In Elections Youth Must Be A Priority

Municipal elections are just over a month away, which means we’re quickly going to be moving into the full-fledged campaigning period of all hopeful council, Mayoral and Deputy Mayoral candidates. As someone who has only had the capability to vote for the last decade, I truly believe that there needs to be more of a shift towards including our youth …