April 17, 2021

Day: April 17, 2021

What we can learn from ‘Not All Men’ but 97 per cent of women

This article discusses sexual assault and may be triggering for some readers. The Journal uses “survivor” to refer to those who have experienced sexual assault. We acknowledge this term is not universal. The Kingston Sexual Assault Centre’s 24-hour crisis and support phone line can be reached at 613-544-6424 / 1-800-544-6424. The Centre’s online chat feature can be reached here.

In the midst of conversations about sexism, violence against women, and toxic masculinity, the phrase ‘not all men’ has become a popular response to defend male perspectives. This narrative is extremely problematic and minimizes the opportunity for further conversations surrounding female

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Multilateralism Is Back In Fashion At The White House : NPR

The Biden administration has been rejoining international organizations, arguing that it is best to have a seat at the table to resolve global issues.



STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

President Biden’s administration is changing the way the U.S. works with other nations – maybe restoring is a better word, like when it restored funds for the World Health Organization. NPR’s Michele Kelemen examines a less noticed effort.

MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: For decades, the U.S. was the largest donor to UNRWA, the U.N. agency that runs schools and hospitals for Palestinians. That changed in the Trump administration, which cut off funding to Palestinians

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Celebrate Your Favorite Houseplants With This Charming Wooden Jewelry

Houseplant Wooden Jewelry by Layla Amber

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All plant parents know how much love and dedication it takes to keep our leafy friends happy. Maintaining a healthy indoor garden is something to be proud of. But when you’re not showing off your plants at home, you can celebrate your favorites everywhere you go with these wooden jewelry designs by artist Layla Amber.

Amber lives and works in the small seaside town of Southwold on the Suffolk coast in England, and

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Don’t Call Gucci’s Work With Balenciaga a ‘Collaboration’

A look from Gucci's Aria collection. Photo: Greg Avenel/Courtesy of Gucci

A look from Gucci’s Aria collection. Photo: Greg Avenel/Courtesy of Gucci

Nothing gets the fashion world buzzing quite like a good melding of the minds — after all, one of the biggest stories in the industry over the past year has been the co-creative directorship of Raf Simons and Miuccia Prada. Plus, the high-low mixing of brands is old hat by now, going back over two decades at retailers like Target and H&M. But a combination of two luxury houses? Now that’s nearly unheard of.

That’s why fashion insiders and fans alike are buzzing over the Gucci x Balenciaga pieces

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Spring fashion tips set to suit all

by Charlie Gstalder and Griffin Brammer, Opinions & Editorials Editor and Staff Writer

Welcome back to this semester’s iteration of fashion tips, brought to you by Griffin Brammer and Charlie Gstalder. As a brief note before we begin, we are proponents of the belief that fashion should not be gendered. 

Wear what you want as long as you wear it with confidence and “it” isn’t plaid shorts. 

Workwear

Photo courtesy of creativecommons.org

While the emergence of workwear within mainstream fashion circles has been largely derided by blue collar workers, workwear isn’t clocking out anytime soon. The combination of boxy cuts,

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