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In short, 2013 was a year in which our successes were largely overshadowed by our failures. The resolutions I hoped the world kept crashed and burned along the way.

Photos courtesy of Mike Langlais (CUP)   Schools from coast to coast can learn a thing or two about frosh from the University of Ottawa. About 200 students and professors gathered at Saint Mary’s University (SMU) in Halifax, N.S. on Sept. 12 to rally against sexual violence in the wake of an offensive chant that …

SEX AND LOVE, love and sex. The two are intrinsically connected—or are they? Two students with differing opinions debate which is better: Sex with love, or without? Point: Don’t confuse sex and love Growing up, whenever I did something stupid, my mom would say things like, “Where was your brain? What were you thinking? Why …

What happened in Victoria THOUGH IT WAS not until several hours after the initial illness hit the conference that any official information was made known, it eventually became clear to health officials that attendees were suffering from norovirus. Norovirus, formerly known as Norwalk agent, is transmitted through food or water that has been contaminated with …

Next Stop A UNIVERSITY IS a business. True, it’s an important institution of higher learning, but like any other enterprise it has to earn some dough. It’s time to face it, folks: Our tuition is not going down. One reason is our fragile and unstable economy. With stock markets crashing all over the world, it’s …

Clothes can’t constitute consent A RECENT TREND in criminal justice may be of interest to our female readers—or anyone amused by the ridiculous decisions made by some of our fellow human beings. Apparently, in some countries, if a woman is wearing skinny jeans at the time of a sexual assault, then her rapist is absolved …

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