Allyn Lyons

Volunteer  

  • Untangling science from colonialism

    About half a million years ago, humanity’s ancestor Homo bodoenis lived in Africa, making hand axes that Mirjana Roksandic struggles to replicate now.

  • The lowdown on lo-fi

    Lhasa Petik’s new nostalgic single “Hurts To Be Young” might strike a chord with people longing for their pre-pandemic life. The indie-pop tune is full of longing for the past and the freedom that came along with it.

  • Live from your couch, it’s Canadian comedy albums!

    Sketch comedy may seem more familiar in a visual format like Saturday Night Live, in which outrageous props and costumes are part of the jokes. But Mouth Beef, the debut album by local sketch troupe HUNKS, makes the listener the set designer.

  • One green city

    To prioritize a city’s well-being, invest in green spaces

  • Calling out COVID deniers won’t change their minds

    But there are still benefits