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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Ballin’: A Look into the Appeal of Sports

By Munatsi Mavhima Avid sports fanatics – or anyone who just enjoys large crowds, food, booze, and nonsensical screams of joy and anguish—will have their...

The Twin Flowers: Eco-terrorism and the extremist approach to environmentalism

By Ljudmila Petrovic ECO-TERRORISM (from UrbanDictionary) Eco-terrorism is a crime committed to save nature. The crime must have the characteristics of terrorism as defined by the...

Raising the bar: An inside look at the realities of the restaurant industry

By Julie Skinner ST. JOHN’S (CUP) — Glancing over her shoulder, Vanessa Stanley smiles back at the young waiter who just took her lunch order....

SlutWalk: They Walked the Walk, Now They’re Talking the Talk

By Ljudmila Petrovic Photo: Bai Yin “Women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized” This quote by the Toronto Police Service’s Const. Michael...

Virtual Cupid: Dating in the Internet Age

By Esther Tung I’m not a middle-aged man crawling out of a painful divorce. I shower and floss every day, and the very nature of...

Freaks and Geeks: A look at Fan Expo Vancouver and fan culture

By Alison Roach Within 10 minutes of walking into the Vancouver Convention Centre, I’d seen Batman, Jack Sparrow (complete with swagger), a girl in a...

Good Vibrations: How the popular sex toy came to be

By Ellen Crosby ANTIGONISH, N.S. (CUP) — Let’s face it: if anything warrants a retelling and celebration of its invention, it’s the vibrator. Rachel P....

You are what you eat?: The most bizarre diets

By Ljudmila Petrovic Wallis Simpson, a former Duchess of Windsor, once famously said, “You can never be too rich or too thin.” It’s no secret...

The Reality Stars

By Ljudmila Petrovic   “Vancouver is a goldmine and I love to go digging,” announced Christina — one of the stars of the new Real Housewives...

Great sex-pectations

What do we expect from romantic relationships, and what influence do movies have? By Denise Wong Photo By Mark Burnham I have a confession to make: The Notebook...