For this Brazilian-Canadian, World Cup ’22 means double the fun, not divided loyalties
Brazilian-Canadian Veronica Carvalho says she’s cheering for two teams during this year’s World Cup — Canada and Brazil.
Resurgent ’emo’ subculture reminds a troubled world it’s okay to be ‘not okay’
“Emo” is a largely American, music-based subculture that gained traction in the early 2000s, eventually going global, before fading into the background around 2014-2015. It is making a comeback in the wake of the pandemic and Trump.
Plot twist: BookTok has made me a more avid reader of ink on paper pages
Reading has always been an enjoyable pastime for me, but finding the right book has often proven to be challenging. But surprise: TikTok — an icon of our supposedly post-literate age — has helped me discover new and interesting books while connecting with others. Tiktok is one of the world’s biggest and most influential social media platforms. You can view…
Beyond the bite: My foodie family helped heal my relationship with food
Capital Current’s Rianna Lim describes how her family’s love of food helped her with her mental health.
How the media’s stereotypical portrayal of East Asian women warped my storytelling
For nine years as a writer, I’ve lived vicariously through the eyes of a white girl. She was always the blonde and blue-eyed protagonist who represented me in every one of my stories. For me, writing a white protagonist was as automatic as breathing. I never questioned why that was.
Call of Duty: What can young Canadians learn from BTS serving South Korea’s military?
Capital Current’s Ella Milloy argues that some form of mandatory service for young Canadians would be a useful idea.
Having diabetes means battling the disease — but also misinformation
Diabetes is a common disease affecting 1 in 3 Canadians, but what do people really know about it?
Stay the course: Ottawa voters embrace Sutcliffe’s middle-of-the road vision
What change. Ottawa voters choose a middle of the road path to the city’s future by electing Mark Sutcliffe as mayor.
Stop accusing celebrities of queerbaiting — they’re human, too
Queerbaiting is a marketing tactic, but celebrities including Taylor Swift and Harry Styles don’t queerbait—they’re human, not corporations.
No Mark Sutcliffe, bikes aren’t starting a war on cars
Capital Current’s William Etherington argues that those of oppose bike lanes because they impede cars are wrong and blocking progress in safe transit in the city.
Carleton’s butterfly show is my worst nightmare — here’s why
The Carleton butterfly show is back in town, but for students with lepidopterophobia this event is not a happy one.