“Anna” refers to the “Hogar Madre Anna Vitiello Orphanage” in Sumpango Guatemala, where I spent just over a week doing relief work with my fellow classmates from the University of Alberta. I wrote this song while sitting on my bunk bed in the orphanage after […]
Month: April 2016
Brandon Wint, a two-time national champion of poetry slam and one of Canada’s most beloved and well-respected spoken word artists, released his first full length album, The Long Walk Home, on April 22nd, 2016. The album, a unique one within the landscape of Canadian […]
What role do women play in societies around the world? We talk about repressive cultures while considering the West, a safe haven for women. Is that an accurate depiction of the situation? Are women in the West truly more free from the influence of male patriarchy? What comes to mind when we think about a Middle Eastern woman? Is it not time we break down our stereotypes and seek to understand instead?