What gets your goat: Phone etiquette

Photo by Analyn Cuarto

“If you claim you can hear better with the phone speaker on in a loud environment like the SkyTrain or a busy college, you are lying to yourself and everyone else around you. To quote the honourable Judge Judy on this matter, “Don’t piss on my leg and tell me it’s raining.”

The Other Opinion

Photo by Mihai Surdu via CBC.ca

There has been a lot of controversy as to whether this campaign will change anything regarding sexual violence and people who have been hurt by it. Here is what the students of Douglas College have to say about it.

Advertising fake medical science should be a crime

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If these are used for emotional or spiritual well-being, that’s awesome and should be encouraged. That’s not what kills people. The use of these traditional remedies (or reinterpretations of them) and presenting them as peer-reviewed, provably effective medicine does.

Women in horror

Screenshot from Scream 4

I think it is unfair to claim that horror portrays women as unintelligent. There are a lot of stupid people in horror films; some of them just happen to be women.