April 2015

News

Apr 24 2015

A Whole New World

In 2010, Adam McKim told his world issues class about the problems kids in Uganda experience. Poverty. AIDS. Hunger. The concepts were too big to imagine. When he asked the class to raise money for a Ugandan orphanage, many students couldn’t relate…

Technology

The Agri-Dome. [Photo courtesy of the Agri-Dome website,  https://yukonphotos.wordpress.com/2015/03/28/the-agridome-prototype-for-arctic-agriculture/]
Apr 17 2015

A Growing Solution

In the Arctic, fresh food is hard to get. Prices are so high that one in two Nunavut kids goes hungry. Yukon inventor Glenn Scott wants to change that. He’s working on an affordable way to feed northern families. It’s a greenhouse that grows food, even in an Arctic...

News

Mustafa being hugged during the Blind Trust Project.
Apr 10 2015

What Are You Afraid Of?

Would you put on a blindfold and ask strangers for a hug? That’s just what Mustafa Mawla did one cold February day. He stood on a busy Toronto street with his arms open. And he waited. The young man stood between two hand-lettered signs. They read, “I’m a Muslim. I’m…

Sports

In this April 1, 2014 file photo, Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash stands on the court against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)
Apr 02 2015

A Long and Shining Season

On March 21, one of basketball’s best players retired. Steve Nash was a legend. A game changer. A record breaker. Nash made a name for himself in a sport dominated by “big men.” The lightweight Canadian was a head shorter than many players. But he made up for it in...