Ross Chiasson and Adam Fiske believe in the importance of the arts. Each month, they sit down to have in depth conversations about everything from hard hitting novels to binge-watchable TV shows. What results is Eating the Mascot, a podcast on everything arts. Continue reading Screens and Pages: what’s it like running a cultural podcast?
Japan’s grasp on English is lower than it would like. In the most recent release of the EF English Proficiency Index, Japan ranked 49th of the 88 countries surveyed. The Ministry of Education has set national targets in schools in … Continue reading Teaching Abroad: what’s it like living in Japan?
I’ve written a few articles and noticed the glaring similarities between them. Has my own bias effected this blog? Continue reading Journal: Bias
What do people in the Netherlands think of conversion therapy? This is what they had to say: Continue reading Your Opinions: conversion therapy
“I would love to create art and read poetry and drink wine all day and maybe mentor kids and hangout with old folks. I also have this huge part of me that really wants to help people, and our systems that we have in place inherently oppress people, so it’s our job to create new systems.” Continue reading Where the Grass Could be Greener: What’s it like being part of a social revolution?
Caitlin Hartlen believes that when it comes to mental health outreach, Canada can do better. Is taking mental health more serious in public schools the answer? Continue reading Imagining Alternatives: what’s it like losing faith in your healthcare system?
What if it was your job to challenge common practice? Laura Allan is a Gender Projects Officer working in Accra, Ghana, and she gets paid to do just that. Continue reading Crossing Cultures: What’s It Like Playing Devil’s Advocate for a Living?