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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Social attitude towards rape places an unfair blame on victims

ABHILASH PRASANN ’16 CONTRIBUTING WRITER   “I’ve been told I’m not supposed to say this–however, women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized.”—Constable Michael Sanguinetti on crime prevention at a York University safety forum at Osgoode Hall Law School on January 24, 2011. This was the statement that triggered the “SlutWalk”… Continue Reading

A liberal arts education is valuable throughout all aspects of life

DUNCAN GRIMM ’15 CONTRIBUTING WRITER   Esteemed essayist and educator Jacques Barzun, brilliantly wrote once that studying the humanities will produce “a better-organized mind, capable of inquiring and distinguishing false from true and fact from opinion; a mind enhanced in its ability to write, read, and compute; a mind attentive to the world and open… Continue Reading