5.3 C
Burnaby
Thursday, February 25, 2021

Call me maybe: The trouble with telemarketers

By Denise Wong TELEMARKETER CALLING We’ve all gotten unwelcome calls from telemarketers, even cursed them or hung up on them. “About 30 per cent would just...

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...