Remembrance Day

The journey of the poppy

“In Flanders fields the poppies blow…” A hundred years ago, these familiar lines by John McCrae first showed the connection between our fallen soldiers and…


Putting poutine in its place

You may have noticed that, for some time, there’s been a food truck parked on campus. A welcome relief from the unrelenting mediocrity of campus food services (though I’ve yet to actually see anyone buying poutine there), the Poutine King is inarguably an asset to life on campus.

The whole point of a food truck, however, is that you can park it anywhere; the specific spot the truck currently occupies is not only inappropriate, it is offensive. The truck should be moved – perhaps more importantly, whoever told it to park there should have known better in the first place.


Red and white poppy disagreement

A group of university students in Ottawa have sparked controversy through the ceasefire.ca white poppy campaign, set forth by Rideau Institute. The pacifist program has attracted…




The importance of Remembrance Day

This year marks the end of Canada’s combat mission in Afghanistan. After a decade of service, our armed forces return home, having shown Canada’s resilience…


Why we must remember

This Nov. 11 we once again paused to remember our men and women in uniform who have layed down their lives for our freedom and…