LIFESTYLE + CULTURE

Ontario funding supports survivors of human trafficking

words/ JIAYUE LIU pictures/ MEGAN SIBLEY Originally published on Capital News– a Carleton Journalism publication  More than one hundred people walked together from Jack Purcell Park to Parliament Hill on Oct. 14, many dressed in black shirts and yellow bandannas to raise awareness of human trafficking. The ‘Walk for Freedom’ was part of a global […]

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A WORD FROM US KIDS

A Word From Us Kids: November

words/ MEGAN SIBLEY picture/ MAX NEASE I always try to be really honest in these things. I’m all for transparency- sorry if this seems more like a diary entry than a letter to you guys, but we never claimed to be professionals here. The DTS has experienced a bit of a precarious few months. Its […]

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MUSIC

In Between: Anderson .Paak

words + curation / ARMAN SADZRADEH If you’re as big an Anderson .Paak fan as me (or maybe you aren’t but you can’t deny his talent and musicianship), you may be growing a little restless waiting for his next album. We always seem to be consuming music faster than artists can put out – the recent […]

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LIFESTYLE + CULTURE

OTTAWA NEEDS BETTER SKATEPARKS

words / EMILY D’ORAZIO pictures / KEEGAN HUGHES In the last the three years Ottawa has seen four new skate parks go up, but it still needs more. Ottawa needs more parks that are built by skaters and for skaters, because if anything, that is what we’re lacking. Owner of Birling Ottawa (formerly Antique Skate), Aaron Cayer and […]

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MUSIC

MARCH MUSIC ROUNDUP

words / ADRIAN YONG The end of February, leading into March has been a stellar time for music releases. Here’s a few albums and singles that personally stood out and I recommend you all check out. Sidenote, rest in peace Chuck Berry, you are and always will be a legend of modern music. Anyway, here’s the […]

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ART

MAKING MONET: IS THE INTERNET HELPING OR HURTING VISUAL ARTISTS?

words / JOSHUA SOUCIE Kit King starts her mornings with a hearty dose of social media and a side of relentless emails. King is a fine art, oil painter that specializes in contemporary realism. Most days, before her brush touches the canvas, her husband usually joins her in the studio. He is also a painter. “We […]

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FASHION

ZARGARA PRESENTS SEASON FIVE

words+pictures/ MEGAN SIBLEY The designs of Zargara Label are pieces of art in and of themselves. They toy with the power of texture, and dangle dreamy silhouettes that reinvent classic shapes. The clothes of Season Five at the ‘Be Your Own Kind’ show did just this. In the dim lighting of a stoned-walled, warehouse-esque venue, […]

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A WORD FROM US KIDS

A WORD FROM US KIDS: MARCH

picture/ MAX NEASE words/ MEGAN SIBLEY  First and foremost, big ups to my Mom- Happy Birthday Lady Sue. For those of you wondering, she turns 29 today. With that out of the way, I need to tell you guys something: we really love to write. We started this project because we sound our best via […]

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