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Students call out UW on its state of equity

Students and equity services, seeking justice for UW’s treatment of BIPOC, united in support of student-led social media campaign ‘Equity4WHO’.  On July 7, Equity4WHO released...

Black profs explain how UW could become anti-racist

Faculty members of UW shared their vision for the President’s Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) with Imprint.  “The real key here is consultation, in my opinion. We...

Anti-racism courses won’t be mandatory at UW despite 8,000 signature petition

Over 8,000 students have now signed a petition titled, “Addition of Anti-Racism course to mandatory degree requirement for all faculties.” This petition was created...

White prof used N-word multiple times “loud and proud” student says

A first-year student who wishes to remain anonymous told Imprint she was in Professor BJ Rye's class when Rye used the N-word and provided...

White professor who used N-word in class will keep her job,...

In an interview with Imprint, Dr. Scott Kline, President of St. Jerome’s University, confirmed that Professor BJ Rye, who used the N-word in class,...

“Why are you protecting someone who called us the N-word?” How...

Two recent incidents of racist behaviour tied to UW have thrown anti-Black racism at the university into the spotlight.  Amy Cooper, a white UW alumnus...

A white UW prof used the N-word in class, students say....

A white UW prof used the N-word during class, her students say, and now calls for her removal from the university are growing. “My Human...

Ghosts of our past, dreams of the future: The regression of...

When we entered the lecture hall, it looked like any other Laurier public lecture — a panel of speakers sat at the front near...

Why nobody cares about Black History Month in Canada

It’s that time of the year again, when teachers pull out their favourite Martin Luther King quote and Black history references populate your timeline....

Reflections on racism and coronavirus

  In some ways it feels like the coronavirus has taken over my life. Not only is it all over the news and social media, but...