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Safe injection: Saving lives or ignoring addiction?

By: ALISON SANDSTROM JHR Carleton The crumpled figure in the picture is face down on the tiled bathroom floor. His legs are curled..

January 14, 2014 with 1 Comment

Making ends meet: How Ottawa’s anti-poverty resources help those in need

By: Ellen Cottee JHR Carleton In the lounge of The Ottawa Mission, a shelter and resource centre for the homeless in downtown Ottawa, four..

December 18, 2013 with 0 Comments

Challenging misconceptions about mental illness

By KILIAN SCHLEMMER “I wish I had a cast,” says Michael Robinson. “I wish I had some type of physical ailment that is socially..

March 13, 2013 with 0 Comments

Aid for Syria can go beyond medical supplies

By JENNA HICKMAN As the streets of Syria become littered with rubble and bodies, Syrian activist groups in Canada are doing everything they..

January 29, 2013 with 0 Comments

Short Story: Voices Under Concrete

By DAVID MEFFE This story was originally published by Carleton University International Student Services Office.  David liked to play..

December 19, 2012 with 0 Comments

Abramz, the teacher

By GARRETT BARRY Abramz Tekya remembers sneaking into his uncle’s bathroom when he was a boy, picking up a toothbrush, and lip syncing..

December 12, 2012 with 1 Comment