religion

It should get better

In response to a recent rash of LGBT*-teen suicides, Dan Savage and his partner sat down and made a video. The video setup was simple,…


Local News Briefs

Governor General in attendance at last day of Truth and Reconciliation commission On the fourth and final day of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission event…


Violence in Nigeria

Nigeria has gone through a lot — from military dictatorships for much of the country’s independence from Britain to the collapse of their once-booming oil…


The Islamic chronicles

Islamic civilization has been one of humanity’s greatest achievements. Though with a rich history, Islam has been obscured behind a curtain of misunderstandings and misrepresentations….


The worship of Santa Muerte

Over the last decade, one saint in Mexico has attracted 2 million followers: Saint Death. Known as Santa or Santisima Muerte, this figure has become…


Identifying the infidel

The Islamic faith uses the term “infidel.” Who was the Prophet referring to? His original writings were to be applied by the individual to themselves,…


Soluble religion

Religious or not, religion plays a huge role in many of our lives. Christian values are often equated with traditional family values and religious symbols…


Fasting, a recommended practice

There are certain things in life that need to be experienced at least once by people, especially when it comes to depriving yourself of something…