RE: Social equity vs. social equality

In the previous issue of The Cascade, an argument was made that we as a society need to be cautious about providing too many “handouts” to members of historically oppressed…

Reviving a Canadian classic

Sometimes, nostalgia can skew our perception. Films that were tense to us as children can look cheesy as adults, once-beloved characters may turn out to be irritating, and the most…

Brooklyn Nine-Nine and the power of public outcry

It’s easy to dismiss people with opinions on the internet (especially when those opinions don’t line up with your own), but it’s becoming increasingly clear that corporations are listening, and…

Hyphen-nation

Our society is at a turning point in what we call ourselves. Hyphenated names (as mine recently became) are on the rise, as it stops becoming expected for wives to…

What was missing from Avengers: Infinity War?

You might be familiar with the phrase “jumping the shark.” It’s used to refer to a point in a series where a show, having reached its peak and used all…

New banks on the digital block

You’re a broke student with expenses piling up, a job that doesn’t pay nearly enough to cover them, and a busy class schedule that leaves little free time. The last…

HufflepUFV

One of the common critiques I’ve heard of UFV is that there’s not enough of a campus culture, and while there are certainly people and groups doing their best to…

More like scantr-yawn

Listen, I know that once I’m done with university I’ll have to get to work early in the morning every day, but at this point in my life, there’s a…

Scorching hot chocolate

I like to think I’m a smart person who makes good life choices, but there’s considerable evidence to the contrary every time I go to Tim Hortons. I’m not a…

The crumbling Facebook empire

Are we watching the fall of a digital empire? In terms of market share, Facebook has long appeared as a juggernaut in the online sphere, with a user base topping…