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So you’ve got a lump in your breast…

I GOT UP that morning and began my day as usual. I brushed my teeth, showered, and began drying myself off when I felt it. It was a lump. It was small—maybe the size of a nickel—it was kind of hard, felt weird ...

Orgy etiquette

WHETHER IT’S A common occurrence or a special occasion, an orgy is an event not to be missed. Categorized as sex between a group of four or more people, these “play parties” are a wonderful way to spend time wi...

Becoming an adult child of divorce

A first hand account Admit it. At one point or another, you’ve given thought to the idea of getting married. For some, the big day can’t come soon enough, while others would rather see their ring fingers chopp...
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Access to post-secondary education

Who goes? Who stays? Why does it matter? AS THE POPULATION ages and the demand for highly skilled workers increases, investment in post-secondary education (PSE) is becoming more and more necessary for econo...
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Self-chosen death

For many families, euthanasia is a heart-wrenching dilemma VICTORIA (CUP)—ABOUT A DECADE ago, Camosun College student Joanna Webber’s uncle decided he wanted to be euthanized. Half of Webber’s family lives ...

Grad school considerations

Everything you need to know THE LIGHT AT the end of the tunnel appears for many undergraduate students in their fourth year of study. As the month of April approached, graduating students dream of donnin...

Top seven holiday villains

WE WOULDN’T WANT to come face to face with any of these bad guys on Christmas morning! 1. Scott Farkus (A Christmas Story) Scott Farkus, the bully with yellow eyes, terrorizes the neighbourhood children along...
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It’s tradition, man

Students share their holiday rituals WHETHER IT’S SOMETHING your family has been doing forever, or it’s a new tradition you want to start this year, everyone tends to get a little weird around the holidays. ...
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The worst of the worst

Unfortunate gifts we've given and received at the holidays “UH, THANK YOU! It’s really, um, great!” We’ve all been there. Unwrapping a terrible present in front of the expectant gift-giver has got to be one ...
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I’m dreaming of a green Christmas

How to enjoy the holidays without killing the planet CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ADORN homes, illuminating nativity scenes or Santa and his reindeer. Elaborately wrapped gifts sit under elegantly decorated trees. It’s ...