Issue: 2008-07-18

Technology is Not Always Good

We tend to think of technology in terms of the newest laptop or slimmest, Internet-capable phone. What is the connection between technology and food? Technology so inundates our society that we overlook what technology has done in the food system. We shop for the least-cost fuel, consuming it mindlessly. Just what do the words “food …

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Give Yourself License to be Creative

We are lucky in Whitehorse; there are testaments everywhere to the fact that our community values creativity. There are several galleries, coffee shops and government buildings displaying an ever-changing array of artwork. Craft fairs abound and many Yukon musicians are spreading their works throughout the country. It is easy for people who don’t create regularly …

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Should employees be allowed to use work computers for personal use?

THOSE WHO SAY YES, SAY: As computers become more and more sophisticated, they become more and more useful. And, the more useful they are, the more of a necessity they become. Some may wince at the word “necessity”, but they need to realize that computers can go to more websites than just YouTube and MySpace. …

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