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COVID-19 and the rise of Slacktivism

With the onset of increased remote learning and working from home, the notion of protests and rallies has shifted from the streets to the...

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on arts & entertainment

It is no doubt the arts and entertainment industry has suffered significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. After a year of varying restrictions, lockdowns and...

UW alumnus uses tech to help tackle mental health challenges

An unexpected path led UW engineering alumni Yuri Quintana from being a professor at Harvard Medical School to developing software to help teens take...

The myth of beautiful

While you’re reading this post through a screen on a digital media platform, we need to talk about how to protect yourself from this...

Book Review: It’s All Good (Unless It’s Not)

Looking for a book recommendation? Look no further than It’s All Good (Unless It’s Not): Mental Health Tips and Self-Care Strategies. If you’re a...

Student mental health and online learning Q&A

  Post-secondary students are facing the new experience of online learning as fall classes begin in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Christine Purdon,...

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...

Sexual assaults at UW mishandled, ignored students say

Two students have accused UW of taking the side of their abusers by refusing to properly investigate or discipline individuals alleged to have sexually...

Escaping the Rabbit Hole: When to take a break from social...

Between maintaining relationships at a distance and staying informed about social movements far and close to home, maintaining a healthy usage of social media...

I Swear I’m Still Hip!

I’m superior to you. I live in the real world and don’t have social media.  I speak with my friends in person and only use my...