Post Tagged with: "children"

(Courtesy Kay Prince Photography)

“My children never took a bad photo, even as they were dying”

  By Alexia Kapralos and Kelsey Rambaran Jennifer Neville-Lake has become a familiar face outside court since the death of her father and three children in a drunk-driving incident last year, but last Tuesday’s appearance was different — she had gleaned the fate of the man who killed them. She choked up in the face of scores of  cameras and microphones, […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
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Stop sheltering kids from media

Keeping kids in the dark when it comes to media is like creating a world where nothing “bad” exists.

by Jessica Albotra· · Editorial, Opinion
Working with children is the most popular voluntourism activity — and the most questionable. (Courtesy  Promise Tangeman)

Voluntourism: Lavish charity trips abroad could be causing more harm than good

We’ve all seen the photos on our Facebook feed: bright-eyed, well-meaning friends post endless pictures of themselves laughing with African children, petting a lion or striking a quirky pose with a group of other young, mostly white people. These selfies act as advertisements for volunteer tourism companies, who charge participants a fee for the privilege of volunteering in an impoverished community.

by Kiah Berkeley· · Features