Canada’s failed approach to reports of China’s ongoing Uyghur genocide
By Talha Hashmani. Satellite images show a build up of over 250 concentration camps. Chinese census data show nearly 1.3 million Uyghurs have been sent to “reeducation and transformation centres” from 2014 to 2019. And reports of forced sterilization of close to 80 per cent of Uyghur women. And yet, Canada lags behind the Western…
What you need to know about Ontario’s latest lockdown measures
By Nick Parker and Talha Hashmani: Ontario is going back to a lockdown. But what does that mean? What remains open and what remains closed? Here’s what YOU need to know about the latest measures
Alek Minassian found criminally responsible for Toronto van attack
March 3, 2020. BREAKING NEWS: Reporters Talha Hashmani and Katia Galati break down the verdict delivered on the Alek Minassian trial, who was found guilty of all counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder.
So, should schools really reopen right now?
By Nick Parker. Ontario is set to open up schools in three hot zones. But, does opening schools in Ontario leave us vulnerable to a possible spike in cases, or even a third wave? The majority of the evidence we have seems to be mixed, though this idea of schools being transmission zones is not…
A conflict of student politics
By Talha Hashmani. Ryerson is home to a large Marxist student population as well as a growing Conservative group. drive their cause, which at times can co-exist with one another but effectively remain as intangible like water and oil.
What you need to know about Ontario’s Stay-At-Home order
By Nick Parker and Talha Hashmani: Amid confusion over Ontario’s new Covid-19 restrictions, Burnout Digital break down everything you need to know about the new stay-at-home orders.
Defence’s star witness testifies, Minassian could not comprehend his actions
By Talha Hashmani. Dr. Alexander Westphal, an associate professor of psychiatry at the Yale school of medicine and the star expert witness for Alek Minassian’s defence counsel, took to the stand this week.
“It’s totally unfair”: Concerns over academic misconduct amid pandemic create disparity in university assessments
By Naama Weingarten. While some professors steer away from high stakes exams, some resort to heavy online proctoring many students say hurts their academic success.
A Summary of the Alek Minassian Trial
By Talha Hashmani. From an orange jumpsuit to a black blazer, Alek Minassian attended day 10 of his trial today.