A reoccurring theme that I noticed when we would have discussions, is the idea that our clubs face a sort of backlash when we focus too much on veganism. We want to have welcoming environments that allow for all types of students to join along. We got to the root of the issue - there are many people who have had bad encounters with veganism that leads a bad taste in their mouth, this is why being a judgemental vegan does more harm for the cause.Read More
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This week I decided to change things up a bit. The local community has an amazing amount of talent including a variety of vegan businesses! This week we’re going to learn more about Lulu Lotus, a children’s book author and illustrator. Learn more about the process of writing a children’s book for vegan kids!Read More
One area of sustainability surrounds sustainable food. It is important to understand that you should work within the means that you have. This means, if you are in a food desert and don’t have access to fresh vegetables on a whim, these rules may not apply to you. However, if you can change your choices without severely impacting your life, why wouldn’t you? Do what you can within your means! For instance, as a university student I am unable to afford organic or high-priced produced all the time, but I try my best to do what I can.Read More
I’ve been invited to the zoo since going vegan. I appreciate the sentiment because they think “she loves animals, so she’ll love the zoo!” The reality is that I hate the zoo because I love animals. I will not support their captivity and being profited off of.Read More
I am feeling extremely inspired this week as an activist. Earthling Ed, an animal rights activist from the UK, came to visit the University of Waterloo. He was an extremely down-to-earth guy and I value the harmony he portrays between being compassionate but standing firmly for the rights of animals.Read More