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Ryerson Rams Dragon Boat Club tests paddlers individually at Ontario University Indoor Championships
In a team sport, how much weight does each individual really carry? Dragon boat racing is a sport where the team that works together, wins. What happens when you dismantle that team and test each paddler on their own strength and endurance in an intense indoor competition? On Saturday, Ryerson’s dragon boat team competed in the fifth-annual Ontario University Indoor […]
There’s never been a film quite like Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight. Moonlight focuses on the narrative of a young black male coming out while living in inner-city Miami during the 1980s. The most revolutionary scenes of the 2017 Oscars contender happen when two black men are allowed to be intimate and vulnerable with each other. This is a rarity on screen. […]
There are certain times when it’s appropriate to use the term whitewashed — when referring to Hollywood’s casting or mainstream media representation, for example. But using it for a person of colour, thinking they’re acting “too white,” is definitely not one of those times. This month a friend was introducing me to someone who later asked what my ethnicity is. […]