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Pick the right men’s issues and collaborate

Pick the right men’s issues and collaborate

I was troubled to learn that a new “men’s issues” group is being formed on campus. There are important men’s issues in our society deserving attention, but I fear the intentions behind these groups are more combative than collaborative. The new club is affiliated with the Canadian Association for Equality (CAFE), the group behind a series of billboards that went […]

by Alison Shouldice· · Opinion
Stop telling me I’m full of sh*t

Stop telling me I’m full of sh*t

For some reason, mental health days aren’t taken seriously. People take sick days all the time, whether or not they actually need them. But when someone takes a mental health day that’s truly necessary, the response from classmates will probably sound something like, “You’re full of sh*t — pull yourself together and get to class.” For them, a mental health day isn’t a get-out-of-class-free card. But trust me, it’s real.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Opinion