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How Gringos Ruined the Olympics

August 26, 2021

How Gringos Ruined the Olympics by Noah McKinnon

If your favorite thing in life is watching the Olympics, boy, are you in your element. The 2021 Olympics (you know, the ones that should've happened in 2020, before the world went [even more] to hell) wrapped up a couple weeks ago as I write

The Path to Trans Victory

August 07, 2021

The Path to Trans Victory by Andrew

A trans athlete is an Olympic champion. Canada's thrilling victory over Sweden for soccer gold came down to penalties, with Canada's Julia Grosso making the winning kick. With that kick, Quinn, the Canadian midfielder, became the first publicly out trans and nonbinary Olympic medalist. The

When History Happens, Will Canadians Hear It?

August 03, 2021

When History Happens, Will Canadians Hear It? by Andrew

When the Canadian Women's National Team defeated their American counterparts 1-0 to advance to the gold medal game at the Tokyo Olympics, they secured more than a historic birth in the final for Canada. It was also a moment to celebrate for trans and nonbinary

Watching the Olympics While the World Burns

August 01, 2021

Watching the Olympics While the World Burns by Zoƫ Hayden

After one year of postponement, the Tokyo Olympics went on as planned. Back in June, NHK reported that 10,000 volunteers had quit ahead of the Games. This week, coronavirus cases in Tokyo are surging, with record-breaking daily case counts occurring every day this week.