Feature Voices Stories
- Published on Saturday, 26 July 2014 13:32 26 July 2014
- Written by Brett Luft Brett Luft
Musicians use aggressive tones as a means of inspiration
“Dear Calgary, if you were the last I’d ever play then I would be content,” said the drummer for the Pennsylvania metalcore band.
- Published on Monday, 07 July 2014 19:04 07 July 2014
- Written by Ingrid Mir Ingrid Mir
Who cares about veracity?
While journalists are still struggling to combine accuracy with immediacy, consumers are constantly exposed to mistakes and misunderstandings. In the rush to be the first to inform, our job has, unfortunately, gotten many of us into some ambiguous situations where some facts have been confused.
Immediacy should never be mixed up with being in a clumsy hurry to inform – but this is all the more important when it comes to public safety and emergency situations that play with others' fears and panic.
- Published on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 22:46 02 July 2014
- Written by Alexandra Rabbitte Alexandra Rabbitte
Lesbian mothers say move to Calgary provided safety and security
For the Yates-Laberge family the coverage of the Sochi 2014 Olympics was a reminder of the discrimination they once faced when raising children in the U.S.
“I guess we never understood the level of hatred,” says Anne Yates-Laberge. The couple resided in New Hampshire eight years ago.
Anne had adopted their son Andrew from Ukraine, while Claire had adopted Adam from the Republic of Georgia. Each woman worked through the respective adoptions individually because as a couple, they were not legally allowed to adopt children.
- Published on Thursday, 19 June 2014 12:39 19 June 2014
- Written by Paulina Liwski Paulina Liwski
Examining what needs to be done to combat the issue
I was sitting downstairs listening to music, in a carefree mood, when I suddenly heard a loud argument coming from upstairs.
I quickly raced upstairs to see what the commotion was. When I reached my mom and sister, I saw they were both really angry and upset.
My mom and sister then told me they saw two little girls, around 10 and 11 years old, by our fence throwing rocks at our dog.
My sister told one of the little girls to stop throwing rocks, but she answered back, "I can do whatever I want."