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‘I was sexually assaulted on campus.’ Assault is something that can happen on campus even between friends and peers. One student shares their story about how the University dealt with it.
Mar17

‘I was sexually assaulted on campus.’ Assault is something that can happen on campus even between friends and peers. One student shares their story about how the University dealt with it.

WARNING: This article contains graphic descriptions of rape and mention of suicide. I was a Welcome Week representative in 2012, and I met John Doe*, a fellow rep, through some friends. We didn’t work directly together, but he hung out with us often. I thought he was funny, we had the same taste in music, but I never thought of him as anything more. My friends were close to him, and I liked my friends, so it all seemed great. It was...

Detoxing the truth behind celebrity diets
Mar17

Detoxing the truth behind celebrity diets

By: Sohana Farhin/ SHEC Celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Oprah, Salma Hayek, Megan Fox, the clan of Kardashians, Jared Leto and Beyonce, have claimed to use detox diets to lose weight. The most popular celebrity detox diet is known as the Master Cleanse. The Master Cleanse was created by Stanley Bourroughs, a man arrested for practicing medicine without a proper license. The detox diet promises to “cleanse the body of toxins and...

Bad haircuts are a part of growing up Your sense of self is constantly evolving, the same should apply for your sense of style
Mar10

Bad haircuts are a part of growing up Your sense of self is constantly evolving, the same should apply for your sense of style

By: Sasha Dhesi How many bad haircuts have you gone through before you settled on the one you currently have? If you’re anything like me, your hairstyle choice reflected something about you as you grew out of adolescence into this awkward post-child/pre-adult purgatory. The way in which we present ourselves can say a lot about who we are, after all. I distinctly remember my first truly awful haircut. It was 2010. I had turned 13 a few...

Paintlounge Modern social therapy
Mar03

Paintlounge Modern social therapy

By: Jennifer La Grassa Escape rooms, ping pong bars, board game cafés and now paint lounges — unique social activity locations seem to be in great demand. Over reading week, myself and a few friends went to one of Paintlounge’s downtown Toronto locations. My housemate and I had become obsessed with the idea of social painting after watching fashion blogger Tess Christine vlog about her painting experience. Within the short time that I...

These boots were made for talking Studies show that the shoes you wear are pretty indicative of your personality. Take a look at this list to find your sole mate
Mar03

These boots were made for talking Studies show that the shoes you wear are pretty indicative of your personality. Take a look at this list to find your sole mate

By: Mitali Chaudhary and Christina Ugge Athletic sneakers vs. canvas shoes Are athletic sneakers your thing? If so, comfort for you is obviously key. You care more about keeping your feet snug, as you choose to not jam them into a pair of strappy, pointy little heels. You might be sporty, laid back and you definitely don’t mind a little bit of travelling and exploring. Unlike your other friends, you don’t have to worry about blisters,...