As 14-year-old Alexis Mayorca pulled out his ten-dollar bill from his wallet, a crowd encircled around him. All of the students watched attentively, eager to witness another incredible magic trick.
By Mersiha Gadzo Chik chika chik chik. DING! Ziiiiiiiiiiip. Chik, chik, chika, chik. It’s a nice nostalgic feeling hearing the sound of a good old, obsolete object being brought to life in today’s digital age. The sound is 23-year old Kaile Glick typing away at her 1950s Smith Corona typewriter outside on a street in … Read more
Investigative journalist Sydney White was shocked to be told to leave Ryerson University’s 9-11 forum last September. She was there to present her confidential documents, which she had recently received sent from an acquaintance in Nova Scotia. The documents contained covert information about 9-11, which she thought would be valuable for the public to hear.
By Mersiha Gadzo It’s a sunny afternoon in late September and Queen’s Park is crowded with avid readers and book lovers attending Word on the Street, a festival celebrating books and authors. Yet, 26-year-old Noah Gataveckas stands on top of the tiny hill in front of the Equestrian statue, reading out loud his self-written manifesto … Read more