Why I still Wear “Skate” Clothes

Many classic fashion and style trends have their roots in youth subculture. The mod culture of the 1960s, the punks of the 1970s, hip hop culture of the 1980s... the list goes on. The clothing choices that were adopted by their members remain a significant indicator of those subcultures and many of these styles have … Continue reading Why I still Wear “Skate” Clothes

Alternative Media Hot Seat: The Dominion and Media Co-op

It is often refreshing to come across uniquely and freely structured media organizations that exist in the shadows of major media institutions. This is particularly true when we consider the proliferation of content production on the internet diligently working to cast light on the areas the majors won't dare to go. Certainly, the affordances provided … Continue reading Alternative Media Hot Seat: The Dominion and Media Co-op

IDLE NO MORE: An Alternative Movement in the Mainstream

What began as a way of voicing a growing displeasure over actions of the Canadian government, Idle No More has grown into a nationwide political movement that shows little sign of slowing down. Idle No More gained steam at the beginning of December, 2012 when four Canadian women took to social media sites Facebook and … Continue reading IDLE NO MORE: An Alternative Movement in the Mainstream