Political controversies are taking over the Olympics, which is unfortunate when this shouldn’t ever be the case. Athletic performances should be the focus, not a country’s politics.
The controversies surrounding the upcoming games in Sochi, Russia are just the newest in a long saga of unrest accompanying what is meant to be the greatest exhibit of athleticism in the world.
The Toronto Zoo recently came under fire for separating two gay African penguins. According to Queerty.com, penguins Buddy and Pedro display typical courtship behaviors: grooming each other, swimming together and making mating noises at each other. But the zookeepers want to use the penguins’ “top notch” genes to save their species from extinction. The keepers defended
The ongoing fight over a Saskatoon high school logo is not going away. The controversy erupted last month over the name “Redmen” and the logo — a red-skinned man with braided hair — used to represent Bedford Road Collegiate sports teams.
The Help is not as progressive as it would like to be nor as backwards as some critics have called it. It is simply a good film, well acted and with a strong emotional cord that will move and reassure viewers, although not challenge them.