Mbolo Moy Dole: A Story of Leading Through Change

Julia-Don Edwards The bussling East African urban centre of Nairobi is known for many things; vibrant markets, epic traffic jams, and, most exciting to me, a powerful underground theatre community. In July, I was privileged enough to witness a group of young theatre artists from Mathare, Nairobi’s largest collection of slums, use public performance and […]

Promoting Inclusivity

Azan Esmail The University of Alberta High School Model United Nations conference (HSMUN) is the largest high school Model United Nations conference in western Canada. HSMUN is an annual non-for-profit three-day conference that is hosted in late February for high school students across Alberta. Founded in 2002, HSMUN offers an opportunity for around 500 Alberta […]

Looking Through Different Lenses

By Phoebe Marinakis A man walks down the street, looks at his phone, it’s 6:30pm, the bus arrives in 10 minutes, sits at the bus stop and waits for the bus to arrive, he’s on his phone, thinking about what he wants to eat later. The bus arrives, he gets on, sits down, and makes […]

Explore la Poc 2019

By Mohamed Bah. Hi all! This summer for my Stretch Experience I had the opportunity to be a monitor for the Explore Program in la Pocatière, Quebec, for 6 weeks. These weeks were a learning and giving experience that will live on eternally in my mind. From the standpoint of a multilingual person, I had […]

Lending and Developing a Helping Hand

Luke Sperry According to advancedamputees.com, there are over 1 million limb amputations performed globally every year, which translates to a rate of one limb lost every thirty seconds. Although partial hand / finger amputees constitute a large portion of this statistic, due to perhaps the precise abilities of the human finger and its relatively small […]