Former student activist Gabriel Boric won Chile’s presidential election with 56% of the vote on December 19th, 2021 against far-right politician Jose Antonio Kast, bringing with him hope for a progressive future.
Danica Torrens (she/her) is a fourth-year student at UBC pursuing a BA in Political Science and Middle East Studies. She is Norwegian but was born and raised in Luxembourg. Outside of academics, she has been heavily involved with Palestinian activism at UBC and serving as Senior Writer at Spheres of Influence. In her spare time, Danica can be found having extensive conversations about religion and politics, getting lost in bookstores or changing her mind every day about what to do after graduation!
July 22, 2011: A Lesson In Hate