• In the Blog

    What’s in a Desi identity?

    July 29th, 2015     by Shailee Koranne     Comments

    Desi people are those who are a part of the diaspora. The diaspora is made up of South-Asians who are living outside of South-Asia. I suppose you might have heard about Bobby Jindal, a prominent Republican politician, running for President of the United States in the primaries. Jindal, who is currently serving as governor of Louisiana, is an Indian-American – a Desi. In his announcement speech, Bobby said, “I’m done with all this talk about hyphenated Americans. … READ MORE

  • Announcements

    Announcing the First Annual Talking Back Awards!

    July 29th, 2015     by Sheila Sampath     Comments

    Shameless is now accepting submissions for our very first creative writing contest, the Talking Back Awards! The deadline for all submissions is Monday, September 7 2015 at midnight. READ MORE

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    The Entrepreneurial Activist of 2015

    July 25th, 2015     by Raisa Bhuiyan     Comments

    The term entrepreneur is difficult to understand, especially because it can contain multiple meanings. For the purpose of this post, I define an entrepreneur as someone who establishes a new initiative, business or company. An entrepreneur possesses an interior fuel and stamina that drives their actions; this energy helps to overtake and surpass the different challenges they face and injects strength to continue pursuing goals when difficulties arise. Anyone can be an entrepreneur and behave like one. After speaking to some friends, many of whom organize various activist events and initiatives across Toronto, it has become clear that that being an activist in 2015 means something different than being an activist in 2010. Being an activist in 2015 means being an entrepreneurial activist! READ MORE

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    Mid-Week Round Up: July 23

    July 23rd, 2015     by Caitlin Blennerhassett     Comments

    Check out what’s making been making our headlines this week. READ MORE

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    Generation Green

    July 23rd, 2015     by Jennifer Foden     Comments

    Saving the planet can seem like an enormous undertaking. There are so many issues to tackle: climate, waste, water, pollution, energy, and more. You may think one person, one group of friends, one school or one community can’t make a difference. Think again. READ MORE

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    Leveraging Procrastination

    July 18th, 2015     by Raisa Bhuiyan     Comments

    No matter how old you are or whether or not you feel that you’ve kicked the habit, chances are you have experienced the feeling of procrastination. Procrastination refers to the behaviour of avoiding doing something that needs to be done because, in the current moment, it feels better not to confront the task. READ MORE

  • Announcements

    Subscription Promo and Pricing Update

    July 17th, 2015     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Be sure to renew your subscription before September 1 to lock in your existing subscription for another term at our current rate of $15. Plus: promotions and prizes! READ MORE

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    Purple Monsters on Parade: Five Things (this) Chronically Ill Person Would Like You to Know

    July 16th, 2015     by Denise Reich     Comments

    Navigating life with a chronic or long-term condition can be challenging. Understanding how to relate to a friend or relative who is chronically ill can similarly be daunting. It’s not always easy to understand what your loved one is experiencing, no matter how well you know them. What would I like my friends and family to know? READ MORE

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    Mid-Week Round Up: July 15

    July 15th, 2015     by Jessie Hale     Comments

    Check out what’s making been making our headlines this week. READ MORE

  • Welcome to SuperMutant Magic Academy – Where You’re More Normal than Weird

    July 14th, 2015     by Kaitlin Tremblay     Comments

    SuperMutant Magic Academy, written by Jillian Tamaki and published by Drawn & Quarterly, is a charming look at the quirks and nuances of high-school life – without complicating the realistic portrayals of relationships and growing up by forcing them to fit into the constraint of an over-arching plot. READ MORE