Katrina Roberto Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/12295 en Media, please: stop pitting Jennifer Aniston against Angelina Jolie in a "race to the altar" http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/feminista/media-please-stop-pitting-jennifer-aniston-against-angelina-jolie-race-altar The real story of Jennifer Aniston's engagement to her beau&nbsp;Justin Thereoux is the story of a successful actress in her 40s getting married, for legitimate reasons. Instead, we must suffer the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/feminista/media-please-stop-pitting-jennifer-aniston-against-angelina-jolie-race-altar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/feminista/media-please-stop-pitting-jennifer-aniston-against-angelina-jolie-race-altar#comments Feminista Celebrities Angelina Jolie Brad Pitt Celeb Buzz Jennifer Aniston Angelina Jolie race to the altar Jennifer Aniston Engagement Justin Theroux Wanderlust Wed, 15 Aug 2012 12:03:00 +0000 Katrina Roberto 12496 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Legault's comment about lazy Quebec youth vs. hardworking Asians gets strong reaction (Storify) http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/politicaljunkie/how-canadians-reacted-legaults-comment-about-lazy-quebec-youth-vs-hardworking CAQ leader Francois Legault negatively compared the Quebec's young population to Asian kids. The QC premier hopeful said that young Quebeckers ought to learn a thing from hard-working Asians. http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/politicaljunkie/how-canadians-reacted-legaults-comment-about-lazy-quebec-youth-vs-hardworking#comments Political Junkie Politics CAQ Leader Racist Francois Legault on Asians Hard-Working Asians Legault on LaBelleVie Quebec Youth Racist Comment Legault The Good Life Unethical Legault Wed, 15 Aug 2012 06:10:00 +0000 Katrina Roberto 12506 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Get smart: adult education upgraded in Vancouver through BrainBoost Education http://www.vancouverobserver.com/Education/get-smart-adult-education-upgraded-vancouver-through-brainboost-education Brainboost Education's trademark offerings are great tutors and an exciting intellectual environment. Now Brainboost teams up with Ebus Academy for an adult ed program.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/Education/get-smart-adult-education-upgraded-vancouver-through-brainboost-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/Education/get-smart-adult-education-upgraded-vancouver-through-brainboost-education#comments Education City adult education BrainBoost Education Ebus Academy Emergent Education Vancouver Distance Learning Vancouver Tutors Vancouver's small classes Fri, 10 Aug 2012 07:38:00 +0000 Katrina Roberto 12466 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Unbaby.me trades babies for bacon on Facebook feeds http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/tmi/unbabyme-trades-babies-bacon-facebook-feeds Suffering from baby overload? The inventors of Unbaby.me apparently were. Unbaby.me is a new chrome extension that permanently deletes babies from your Facebook newsfeed by seeking for words such as...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/tmi/unbabyme-trades-babies-bacon-facebook-feeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/tmi/unbabyme-trades-babies-bacon-facebook-feeds#comments TMI baby overload Chrome Extension Facebook Facebook's newest thing Oversharing parenting Unbaby.me Fri, 10 Aug 2012 06:03:00 +0000 Katrina Roberto 12475 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Calling all arts and lit lovers for MagScene on Main http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/thescene/calling-all-arts-and-lit-lovers-magscene-main MagScene on Main is an interactive art event that features local publications along Main Street in establishments and cultural spaces. From skateboard culture to the local music scene, MagScene on...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/thescene/calling-all-arts-and-lit-lovers-magscene-main" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/thescene/calling-all-arts-and-lit-lovers-magscene-main#comments The Scene Art City Culture Arts and Lit Geist MagScene on Main OCW Magazine Prism Project Space Ricepaper Subterrain UBC Creative Writing Vancouver Observer Fri, 10 Aug 2012 05:22:00 +0000 Katrina Roberto 12463 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver's Weeve brings free crowdfunding alternative to Kickstarter and Indiegogo http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/vancouvers-weeve-brings-free-crowdfunding-alternative-kickstarter-and-indiegogo Imagine a fundraising website with all the benefits of Kickstarter&nbsp;or&nbsp;Indiegogo,&nbsp;but doesn't take a cut: it&nbsp;sounds like a non-profit organization's (NPO) dream. This type of...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/vancouvers-weeve-brings-free-crowdfunding-alternative-kickstarter-and-indiegogo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/vancouvers-weeve-brings-free-crowdfunding-alternative-kickstarter-and-indiegogo#comments City Alex Chuang Canadian Startups crowdfunding nonprofits NPO Trevor Loke Vancouver fundraising Vancouver nonprofit organization Vancouver Startups Vince Chu weeve Wed, 08 Aug 2012 00:54:00 +0000 Katrina Roberto 12397 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com At London 2012 Olympics, BC boys make Canada proud http://www.vancouverobserver.com/olympics/london-2012-olympics-bc-boys-make-canada-proud At the London 2012 Olympics, British Columbian athletes captured silver and bronze medals today, prompting provincial Sport Minister Ida Chong to comment that it was a "glorious day for Canadian...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/olympics/london-2012-olympics-bc-boys-make-canada-proud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/olympics/london-2012-olympics-bc-boys-make-canada-proud#comments Olympics Brent Hayden Canada 2012 Summer Olympics Canadian men's rowing team Canadians at London Olympics London 2012 Malcolm Howard Team Canada Olympics Thu, 02 Aug 2012 06:57:00 +0000 Katrina Roberto 12402 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com 2012 Olympics media needs to get over policing female athletes' bodies http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/feminista/why-media-needs-get-over-policing-female-athletes-bodies Olympic swimmer and medalist Leisel Jones was called fat by Australian media, resulting in a serious backlash online. When will the media learn to stop policing female athlete's bodies?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/feminista/why-media-needs-get-over-policing-female-athletes-bodies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/feminista/why-media-needs-get-over-policing-female-athletes-bodies#comments Feminista Commentary Female Athletes Feminista Jessica Ennis Leisel Jones Louise Hazel Olympics 2012 Serena Williams Vogue June issue Sat, 28 Jul 2012 02:29:00 +0000 Katrina Roberto 12361 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Five strangest part time jobs in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/five-strangest-part-time-jobs-vancouver If you thought Vancouver only needs baristas and Lululemon sales associates, think again: check out the five strangest part-time job postings in Vancouver.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/five-strangest-part-time-jobs-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/five-strangest-part-time-jobs-vancouver#comments City ab model bouncy castle installer Vancouver condom promoter haunted house performer job hunting in Vancouver part time jobs in Vancouver strange part time jobs strangest jobs in Vancouver strangest part time jobs zombie combat zone surrey Thu, 26 Jul 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Katrina Roberto 12354 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Generation lost: grads struggle to find work http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/generation-lost-grads-struggle-find-work Having difficulty finding your way after graduation is no new trend. Just watch Dustin Hoffman float around his pool in The Graduate (1967). As a young person and a recent university graduate, I've...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/generation-lost-grads-struggle-find-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/generation-lost-grads-struggle-find-work#comments Life BC Youth Job Hunt New Graduates Unemployment BC Unemployment Canada youth unemployment Wed, 25 Jul 2012 12:56:00 +0000 Katrina Roberto 12308 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com