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25th Hour

Lux: The Band

This story first aired on The 25th Hour on March 14, 2018 Produced by Micaela Wylie-Arbic, Marika Van Shepen, and Max Nease A group of four female Carleton University music students joined forces this year to form an all-girl rock band called LUX. Each of the women have always dreamt…

25th Hour

Why we march

This story first aired on 25th Hour on March 14, 2018 Produced by Nadine Yousif, Selene Tan, and Hadiah Sakurai Early this year, the city of Ottawa came together in solidarity to march for the rights of all minorities for the second time. The Women’s March Ottawa drew in thousands…

Midweek

Catering for community

This story first aired on Midweek, CKCU FM on February 28, 2018 By Salma Mahgoub Language is often a big barrier for newcomers, but it’s not stopping a group of Syrian women from staying active in the community. Ten women who came to Canada as refugees one or two years…

25th Hour

I am Apollo

This story first aired on The 25th Hour on February 7, 2018 Produced by Arvin Joaquin, Jordan Steinhauer, and Atong Ater Words are powerful. They have the ability to shape one’s future. Ottawa poet, Apollo the Child has witnessed this in his own life. Words became his light… His savior….