As part of International Pillow Fight Day 2012, a flash mob gathered in front of Brandenburg Gate in Berlin for a massive pillow fight (Kissenschlacht) Saturday afternoon. More than 8000 people were confirmed on the event’s Facebook page. Feather pillows were allowed at the Berlin fight, which made for a spectacular mess and an incredibly [...]
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Instead of enjoying the sun at the park with my friends today, I spent the first day of my two-week spring break speaking with a group of heroin addicts in preparation for a photojournalism essay I will be creating this week. After wandering around lost for a while, I asked some passersby if they knew [...]
This past week we were in Strasbourg, France for a European Union reporting assignment. While we spent the great majority of our stay holed up in the European Parliament press room scrambling for interviews with MEPs, or in various meeting halls listening to lectures by important political figures, I did have one gloriously sunny morning [...]
Something look familiar here? Why, yes! That’s my byline. A visual feature I put together on inflation and the devaluation of the Canadian dollar was published on the Huffington Post Canada today. Check it out in two parts: an infographic, 10 Dollars, 10 Decades: A Visual History of Inflation in Canada, and a slideshow, [...]
Two security staff from Ryerson University watch the Oct. 17 Occupy Toronto march from a bridge above Gould and Church Streets.
A woman at the front of the Oct. 17 Occupy Toronto march leads a chant as the 200-strong group nears Ryerson University campus on day three of the protest. The demonstration, in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street in New York City, is just one of more than 900 that have exploded in cities worldwide.
Two protesters at Occupy Wall Street practice yoga in the middle of Zucotti Park in New York City, surrounded by onlookers and other demonstrators. Occupy protests in solidarity with the Wall Street effort have sprung up in more than 900 cities around the world since the demonstration began. The protests have highlighted economic disparity and [...]
Hey everyone, Eye Weekly (soon to be The Grid) published my feature about Vapor Central this morning, in time for 4/20. You should go check it out! And now you know why I haven\’t updated Pencilprism in almost two weeks.