In the news:
Story So Far frontman Parker Cannon has officially gotten barred from the Mod Club after Sunday’s video of him dropkicking a fan offstage. Said fan, Becca Ilic, took to Facebook to apologize, calling the band “amazing” and the situation “all in good fun.” If falling offstage and smashing your face against the floor is good fun, more power to you.
A 66-year-old woman was defrauded for more than $12,000 after falling prey to a telephone scam. Police say the caller claimed to work for Canada Revenue Agency, and demanded that the woman buy iTunes gift cards in lieu of payment for unpaid taxes. While the woman was able to receive $2,500 back in refunds, the thieves left off with more than 9,000 copies of Radiation Island.
According to a survey by BMO, two-thirds of Toronto-area millennials expect to one day own their own homes. According to a completely unrelated survey done here by Torontoist staff, two-thirds of Toronto-area millennials are increasingly optimistic.
Meninist group, The Men’s Issues Awareness Society (MIAS), has filed a lawsuit against Ryerson’s student union after being denied student group status. A November petition against the MIAS described the group as actively seeking to “delegitimize women who come forward as survivors of gender-based violence and attempt to silence women who speak out against patriarchy and misogyny by use of threats, intimidation, and harassment.” Though we are utterly, utterly upset at this blatancy of this discrimina—oh wait.