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yPolitics Team

Deanne

Deanne

Deanne has spent most of her life living in various cities across Canada. She is an avid traveller and enjoys exploring new regions of the world whenever financially possible. As a Communication Studies student, Deanne has examined how power, identity and framing tactics have influenced social and political discourses within Canada. Her interests include documentary filmmaking, alternative media, political art, and social justice issues.

 

Sharif

Sharif

Sharif Hasan was a campus journalist before graduating from the University of Dhaka (M.A. English Literature). After graduation, he started teaching at university while working as a freelance journalist. Later, he joined the Bangladesh Parliament as a Public Relations Officer. He’s been the Social and Cultural Affairs Editor at the weekly Aajkal, a Toronto-based newspaper. He also contributes to The Daily Sun and Dhaka Tribune.

 

 

Rachel

Rachel

Rachel Faber attended McMaster University for political science. She was the assistant news editor for McMaster’s student paper The Silhouette. On breaks from school, Rachel tries to travel as much as she can. Her most recent trip was to South America for two months.

 

 

 

Veronica

Veronica

Veronica Green graduated from Queen’s University with a degree in Political Studies. Her passion for international affairs sent her to study abroad at the University of Uppsala in Sweden. Her interest in politics and international affairs motivated her to become an active reporter for Queen’s TV and a member of the Queen’s Model Parliament Journalist team where she wrote for the online blog and the Parliamentary Post.

 

Matt

Matt

After completing his degree in international relations, Matthew taught English in South Korea for 18 months. After, he completed a Master’s degree in Political Science at Western University. He was exposed to the writings of theorists such as Dellueze and Foucault, and has become increasingly interested in the various disciplinary structures in modern societies. Matthew has a passion for sports, outdoor activities, music, societal issues.

 

Kate

Kate

A natural curiosity and a love for speaking with others inspired Kate to pursue a career in journalism. While studying communication at the University of Ottawa and contributing to the student paper in her final year, Kate also worked for the Department of National Defence. Through these experiences, she developed a strong interest in public affairs and a passion for the field of journalism.

 

Sarah

Sarah

At York University, Sarah studied vocal jazz performance and digital composition. She was a writer for the university publication Excalibur. Through her Honours Research Essay, she explored how gendered subjectivities and social identities are both challenged and affirmed in popular music. Sarah is passionate about giving the public access to truthful information, promoting human rights, and investigative journalism.

 

Tanya

Tanya

Tanya is passionate about arts, culture, history and how they intersect. Born in Ukraine and raised in Ottawa, Tanya has developed a strong interest in cultural diversity, which she explores through her travels. At McGill University, Tanya was the Editor-in-Chief for The VEG Literary Magazine. Tanya has interned with Metro Ottawa and has been published in print and online. She is an avid blogger and photographer.

 

Kelly

Kelly

Kelly has always had a passion for the written word. After landing a spot as a junior journalist with Free the Children and the Toronto Star, she moved on to write for several campus publications while attending the University of Western Ontario. Kelly has always sought to enrich her understanding of the world around her. When she isnʼt writing, Kelly can usually be found outside, most often in a canoe.

 

Tim

Tim

Originally from Australia, Tim was the full-time editor of Farrago, Melbourne University’s student publication. He then attended McGill University. He has a passion for broadcast and has worked in community radio in both Montreal and Melbourne. He has been published in diverse outlets ranging from the website New Matilda to the queer issues journal Hello Mr.