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Why scientists and future engineers need to actively practice anti-racism to harness the full potential of STEM

Why scientists and future engineers need to actively practice anti-racism to harness the full potential of STEM

By Stephanie Kirichu There are several published articles and journals that underline the importance of diversity in STEM. This is my take, highlighting my personal experience in light of the recent injustices that surfaced in the United States. The past few weeks have evoked a lot of emotions and pushed me to reflect on how

Covid-19: The World Tour

By Ayoub Bouhemhem Like the rest of us, you must probably be in your pyjamas, sitting in your bedroom or living room while browsing memes or the news on your mobile phone. While this situation is beneficial to all introverts in the planet, COVID-19 has had more impacts globally than just forcing us into massive

Coronavirus: a perspective on crisis management

By Anonymous As a Canadian of Asian descent, it is heartbreaking to see the response and the handful of atrocities committed during times of panic, crisis and despair. At the drop of a hat, morals are overlooked, and proper precautionary measures which could have been undertaken by observing history and global responses are met with

The Democratic Primaries

By Paul Hinta In October 2019, Canada saw PM Justin Trudeau retain his position in Parliament, although the structure of the government formed has shifted significantly—from a majority to a minority government. Now, with 2020 in full swing, we find our neighbours down south going through a similar changing of political tides. This article serves

The Month of the Moustache

By Shaun Lalani Every year, in the month of the first snow, millions of men around the world – some in their thirties and some who get up early – unify and decide to partake in a strange custom which transcends space and time. Yes, I’m talking of course, about the enigmatic tradition that is

E-WEEK 2019 and My Experience in the ECSESS E-Week Team

by Dafne Culha   As you may or may not have noticed, E-Week definitely happened! After months of hard work, the E-Week Committee members made the first week of school full of hype, warm BEvERages and low class attendance.   E-Week this year was between January 8-12, and the theme was SPACE! It was my

Electronic Dance Music

By Kelly Ma Trashy EDM music is always a crowd-pleaser once in a while. Between Despacito and Everytime We Touch, the lonely student “DJ” sitting on their laptop streaming Spotify will insert a song by the Chainsmokers to spice up the playlist. But this year, POWE, EUS Equity, and Materials have teamed up to render

What happens when Canadian engineering students come together

By Arman Izadi   To most people reading this article, the acronym CFES will mean absolutely nothing. While, in engineering, there is an inhumane amount of acronyms, pay attention to this one: the Canadian Federation for Engineering Students. In simpler terms, the CFES allows unity and solidarity between the majority of engineering undergraduate student societies

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