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16 01, 2016

The Straw-Man and the Flying-Spaghetti Monster

January 16th, 2016|Opinion|1 Comment

In the fall semester of 2014 I took the Introduction to Philosophy course here at UTSC because I needed a random bird course to take. I knew that once the subject of metaphysics came up, there would be more interesting, and controversial, discussions. During one of the classes, the professor was discussing the the existence ...

15 01, 2016

Curry Cooking: NBA Predictions

January 15th, 2016|Opinion|0 Comments

It’s almost the midpoint of the NBA’s  2015-2016 season and playoff scenarios and player awards winners are beginning to take shape. The Golden State Warriors have been dominant league wide, which is especially impressive considering that they play in the extremely tough Western Conference. In the horrendous Eastern Conference, there are several teams that can ...

15 01, 2016

Living with Ableist Parents

January 15th, 2016|Opinion|0 Comments

  As a student having been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, my condition has made me aware of the prevalence of ableism in society.  For those that don’t know what the term ableism is, it is when discrimination is perpetuated against the disabled in favor of able-bodied individuals.  This form of discrimination may be directed those ...