How can we have so much communication and so little to say?
‘Tis the season…
Our columnist discourses on faith and its stifling effects
Bullying has been a topic that has enraged Rick Mercer for quite some time. The bullying of young homosexuals is an issue that he is now trying to fight. Obviously touched by the death of 15-year-old Jamie Hubley, a gay Ottawa teenager who committed suicide after being bullied, Mercer’s rant this week calls on more gay adults to act as role models for gay teens, to help avoid tragedies like Hubey’s. “Jamie Hubley was 15 years old. Any chance that he had to have someone to look up to as an example was obviously very important,” said Mercer. Source: CBC
As part of its MUNDAYS celebrations, Memorial University’s Rant Like Rick contest finals are taking place this afternoon at 3:30 at The Breezeway. The contest challenges students to rant about a topic of their choice in the style of Rick Mercer on his popular Rick Mercer Report television show. You can check out the finalists’ audition tapes here. Meanwhile, if you’re hungry and looking for some exotic foods, MUNDAYS is also hosting the International Bazaar from 12pm-3pm in the University Centre – where “you can chow down on some of the most flavourful foods from around the globe or adorn yourself with exotic jewelery”.
The way society – and the legal system – deals with rape is a serious problem