Yoga’s Roots, Erased

A Hindu practice, appropriated into a white woman’s exercise Article By: Austin Devaraj Illustration By: Sage Christopher-Bankasingh The Yogic Practice rooted in Hinduism is appropriated in the West through the erasure of its Indic roots. This piece draws reflection of the historical context of when colonial powers banned the practice during their rule and Hinduphobia today. Luvena Rangel wakes up in her flat in Bangalore, … Continue reading Yoga’s Roots, Erased

Radical switch

By Naomi ‘t Hart A certain event, such as the current pandemic or a death, can lead to a fundamental change in a person’s being. But even just being confronted with systemic injustice, can push a person to radically change their life around. Three young people on what caused them to change their way of life.  Aisha  The twenty-year-old Aisha* grew up in Saudi Arabia … Continue reading Radical switch

Everything is connected

By Josefien Gravendeel When it comes to hypnosis many people think of shows where people’s minds are being controlled. In reality, hypnosis is related to the subconscious part of the brain and has the purpose to lead a new way of living.  Jos van Os and Jildou Canrinus both decided to practice hypnotherapy. Van Os is 80 years old and practices hypnotherapy. At the age … Continue reading Everything is connected

Motherless Birth

By Leroy Leijtens There is little to no chance you remember anything of the time being inside your mother’s womb. But what if there is no mother to be remembered in the future?  Being born out of an artificial womb might sound like a far fetched Matrix-like phenomenon. However, the first successful experiments were already conducted with lambs by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in … Continue reading Motherless Birth

Liberty to Life

By: Sage Bankasingh As of October 2020, Toronto had 124 active cranes, making it the city with the most cranes in North America. As a move towards a smarter city, a common trend seen in Toronto is the complete demolition and redevelopment of these neighbourhoods – which results in little to no preservation of historical spaces.   Some neighbourhoods are starting to defy this trend, and … Continue reading Liberty to Life

“Journalism is facing a challenge”

Written by Maxime Booi Paul Houwkes (69) is a newspaper journalist by heart with a passion for his job. He shares his thoughts and angle on journalism back in the days, journalism now and journalism in the future. Journalist have become multifunctional and Paul notices the rise of the online news platforms. ‘Where did you learn the skills of a journalist?’  ‘I started writing and … Continue reading “Journalism is facing a challenge”

Angle Radio: Episode Seven

Welcome to episode seven of Angle Radio, hosted by Cheyenne van Dreumel and Sharon Verhoeks. Today’s show it’s all about closure. It’s a heavy topic worth talking about since everyone has a personal story about closing a chapter in their lives. On this episode will talk about dealing with death, moving on from a relationship or even the need for closure among other things. Continue reading Angle Radio: Episode Seven

“The circumstances have changed”

A Q&A with Patrick Meershoek about his view on journalism and the way it has changed since he started his 32-year long career as a journalist By Shaquille Shaniqua Joy Patrick Meershoek (56) has been working for several newspapers in the Netherlands, including the Goudsche Courant, where he started his career, the Haagsche Courant and Het Parool, where he has been working for 20 years … Continue reading “The circumstances have changed”