For an industry that serves as an influential channel of information, journalism still needs to tighten its laces and make vigorous strides when it comes to stories that focus on marginalized groups.
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Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) basketball isn’t the NCAA. The CIS Final 8 is not March Madness. It also doesn’t have to be. The tournament may never reach the lofty heights in revenue and viewership of its U.S. counterpart. But the Final 8 took a big step this year, to get where it can. It took place in Toronto, something that […]
Transfrom RU’s vice-president of operations candidate Obaid Ullah is upset after two of his campaign posters were vandalized with Islamophobic slurs last week. One of the posters, with “ISIS 4 LIFE,” scrawled across it, was found in the Rogers Communications Centre. A more offensive message, reading “FUCK MUSLIMS” appeared on a poster in Kerr Hall. On that poster, Ullah’s face was crossed out. Someone alerted Ullah […]
(Produced by Beza Getachew and Aaron Navarro)On this week’s episode, we speak with the general manager of the Mattamy Athletic Centre–the venue for the CIS Final 8 tournament. More in the Post: Episode two: Setting the Stage Episode three: Going Graphic
Canadian Muslims from the Ottawa al-Mahdi centre shared condolences at the National War Memorial last Saturday, where military reservist Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, was shot to death. The shooter, a recent Muslim convert, was named Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. This was the second deadly attack in the week involving a Muslim convert and Canadian soldiers. The term homegrown terrorism is fairly new to […]