Coming Out | Friends, Family and Society

rainbow flag of the LGBTQ

October 20 is Spirit Day, a day that was set up by Douglas College Alumni Brittany McMillan to show support for LGBTQ youth and take a stand against bullying. Today we are sharing Telka’s coming out story. Coming out is different for everyone. For me, I still haven’t entirely come out. To clarify, I identify as a bisexual lesbian. Those words may not mean much to you in combination, but to me they feel like the right way to describe how I feel about my sexuality. I have been telling people about… Read More

Student Ambassadors do the Daffodil Dash

canadian cancer society logo with yellow daffodils

I’m a Student Ambassador with the Office for New Students and I’m excited that we’re volunteering and participating at the Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Dash on April 24. The event will raise funds for cancer research. You should join us; it’s an awesome way to end the semester! Fundraising events like these make me happy because so many students have lost relatives or have loved ones who are currently fighting, or have conquered the disease. In April 2013, my dad passed away from pancreatic cancer. He had been in hospice previously for… Read More