Meet the Candidates

V on the podium_Seolim Hong

Image by Lynn Seolim Hong For the upcoming Victoria University Student’s Administrative Council (VUSAC) elections, The Strand caught up with the Presidential candidates to get their thoughts on what can be done through VUSAC, what can be changed, what makes them equipped for the role, and more. SaraLi Forouzanfar and Benjamin Farmer Lacombe SaraLi is […]

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Fast-Food Education: How Teachers and Students Get Screwed Over by the University

Which job is more likely to result in a stable and well-paying career: working at a fast-food restaurant, or working at a university? Trick question. While the university teacher has more prestige than the person who makes our burgers and fries (nice classism, there), university jobs are less secure and less profitable than they used […]

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From Textbook Pages to Institutional Places: the Structural Violence of Unpaid Work

On November 3, Bank of Canada Governor, Stephen Poloz, gave a speech in the House of Commons that enraged, rather than enlightened, young adults in the workforce. Offering advice on how discouraged youth can tackle the dwindling economy by finding a job, Poloz stated, “Having something unpaid on your CV is very worth it because […]

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Under Construction

It’s been a long time coming, but thestrand.ca is currently under renovations. Don’t fret now— we will be debuting our new website very soon! Until then, we have all of our 2014-2015 issues on issuu.com/thestrandpaper We’re looking forward to showing you the online component to our newspaper. -The Strand.

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