Privilege and prejudice

Screenshot from Meghan Trainor's "All About that Bass"

It’s a tragic reality that discrimination still exists in our society. I don’t think I really need evidence that people are treated differently—looking around at the world would indicate...

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Injustice and other unfairness of life

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The world is full of injustice. It could be a driver taking your parking spot, a dickhead keying the side of your vehicle, or a tow truck pulling your...

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Meatless Monday: Nut bread

Photo by Brittney MacDonald

For Meatless Monday recipes, I usually try to avoid doing desserts—one, because finding a meatless dessert is not hard, and two, because I don’t have much of a sweet...

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Cosplay in the community

Photo of Jesse Knight, as Teemo (League of Legends). Photo by Terryis John Madden Xmun

Costumes are more than just Halloween attire for Greater Vancouver’s cosplay community, whose members spend days, if not months, creating elaborate, detailed costumes and portraying fan-favourite characters at conventions,...

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Meet your new DSU representatives

Photo of Karan Bains. Image by Celeste Medina.

On March 13, the winners of the 2015/16 Douglas Students’ Union (DSU) representatives committee were announced. While some members are returning from the 2014/15 committee, the Other Press will...

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Privilege and prejudice

Screenshot from Meghan Trainor's "All About that Bass"

It’s a tragic reality that discrimination still exists in our society. I don’t think I really need evidence that people are treated differently—looking around at the world would indicate that—but let’s make a short list anyways.

Spencer’s shiny rocks

Photo illustration by Joel McCarthy

Our shiny rocks aren’t like the other guys’, because I said so, and I am a voice on the radio you’re constantly forced to listen to!

Con artists needed! Apply today!

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One day, I asked my father about the first job he ever had. The answer I got was pretty shocking. For eight hours a day, he stood sweating in front of an open furnace, shoveling piles of wastepaper into the flames. He got two 10-minute coffee breaks, and an unpaid half-hour lunch break per day.

Students protest lack of inclusion for non-puppy lovers

Photo illustration by Joel McCarthy

Every semester, Douglas College introduces a “puppy room” during finals as a way to curb stress levels built up during final exams. Students are invited to play with puppies from a local animal shelter as a way to unwind—but not everyone is happy about the arrangements.

‘Bless me Eric, for I have sneezed!’

Photo illustration by Joel McCarthy

In an incident that experts are classifying as really spooky, a 23-year-old Coquitlam man is undergoing treatment for an acute case of soullessness following a fit of allergy-induced sneezing last Sunday.