I was conscious, sometimes, of not crying. It’s not just retrospective, like looking back three years ago at the death of my grandfather and saying, “Huh, weird how I didn’t cry.”Read More
We need to resist the encroachment of the surveillance state into our lives. We need to organize against growing police powers. We need to work towards the abolition of mass surveillance through inquiries and political action. And we need to make it last.Read More
A saw cutting through the sidewalk spins at 2,900 revolutions per minute.
The edge of the 20” blade moves 277.69 kilometres per hour. If a piece of the blade breaks off as I’m walking on the other side of the street and flies into my neck, how quickly do I bleed to death?Read More
“Is this real?” MacArthur asked, gesturing down.
Yes, I said.
“Well I was here five minutes ago with my friend and we went over there and ate some mushrooms,” he said. “And, uh, I came back and all these bikes appeared.”Read More
This is an undisputable truth: Penguins look really dumb.Read More
The Gazette, as a mainstream newspaper, should not use an objective news story as a platform for a one-sided airing of grievances. A piece this biased belongs in the opinions sectionRead More
The Link is in favour of 100 per cent divestment from fossil fuels. We’re so in favour that we want divestment to be done properly, transparently, and as soon as possible. We don’t want to have to rewrite this again next year.Read More
The inside of an oil pipeline is essentially hell.
Tepid black sludge pumps through shining steel arteries, pulsing and pushing under the earth—buckling, bending and bracing against soil and rock.Read More
Hey, welcome to university.Read More
Excerpts from the Orientation Issue "Best of" list.Read More