Consider your Valentine’s Day plans covered Your go-to guide of what to do with your significant other in Hamilton

For some, Valentine’s Day is imbued with feelings of romance. For others, Feb. 14 is just another day. The holiday has always been marketed as the celebration of romantic love, making in an exclusionary holiday that often falls short of expectations. Amidst the stresses of midterms and an astounding lack of love around the world as of late, you can use this holiday as an opportunity to spend some time with those we cherish in our...

#HamOnt — Sex Blogger
Nov03

#HamOnt — Sex Blogger

sex+ blogger Red Hot Suz talks about toy safety! Check out her blog at redhotsuz.com and her new club at McMaster Sex-Positive Community Related Posts In the kitchen with Henry LuanLet’s talk about sex, McMaster[REVIEW] Honours Performance Series — Unoriginal...

Graduating into the unknown As the class of 2016 ponders their future and writes their last exams, it's important to say goodbye to McMaster
Mar31

Graduating into the unknown As the class of 2016 ponders their future and writes their last exams, it's important to say goodbye to McMaster

“What are you doing next year?” As graduation looms over the graduating class of 2016, we are confronted with this question asked by friends and family. For some, the answer is straightforward — I’m going to graduate school or I have a job lined up. But for many the answer is barely known, and the future consists of silhouettes you can scarcely make out. Throughout our lives and especially in our time at McMaster, we’ve all gone...

Stranger danger?
Mar31

Stranger danger?

By: Jennifer La Grassa As children, we’re told to never talk to strangers. This firm command from our teachers and parents could be what has potentially engrained the avoidant response that we express when confronted by someone who is unfamiliar. When someone approaches me and asks “Do you know where the nearest (insert a location) is?” my brain automatically conjures up the memory of my mom firmly saying, “Don’t talk to strangers!”...

Dealing with rejection
Mar31

Dealing with rejection

After weeks of ogling from afar, everything seemed like it went well when you finally met in person. You dressed to the nines. You felt like you made a connection. You radiated confidence, proved you were educated on all the relevant topics and you laughed at all the right moments. But they still haven’t called you back. You wait a day, then two, then a week. Still nothing. You start to wonder if maybe you didn’t come off as great as...

Arranged love knows no bounds
Mar31

Arranged love knows no bounds

By: Sasha Dhesi “Arranged marriage.” The phrase probably causes a shudder down the spine of anyone from a culture who practices it but grew up in the West. I’ve seen countless Indian-American comedians joke that they wouldn’t even let their mothers pick their clothes, let alone their spouse, and it’s a sentiment I share. The cultural difference between my mother and I means we’re always at odds about things as trivial as how I should...