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Four outfits for four kinds of dates Lifestyle breaks down how to rock a trendy and hot outfit for any kind of Valentine’s Day date you have planned
Feb11

Four outfits for four kinds of dates Lifestyle breaks down how to rock a trendy and hot outfit for any kind of Valentine’s Day date you have planned

  The bar you’ve never heard of date So you’re going out with a cool cat, eh? But you’re feeling a little scared that they’re going to find out that you have a tendency to talk to your cats for too long and you have an active relationship with the cast of New Girl? Well, first, tell them all of that because you sound like a dream. Second, dare to show them that cat lovers and New Girl diehards are cool too. What screams “I deserve to...

A heart healthy Valentine’s Keep your hearts healthy and your pockets full this year
Feb11

A heart healthy Valentine’s Keep your hearts healthy and your pockets full this year

By: Alex Killian/ SHEC Want to celebrate the day of love but feel sick at the thought of corporate associations with Valentine’s Day? Do you know that expressions of love are important everyday, but want to do something extra special with someone special? Luckily, it is possible to ignore the complex marketing scheme behind the holiday. The day can be a wonderful opportunity (or excuse) to spend time with people that you love and tell...

Love is a cocktail of pain Getting shot by cupid’s arrow is a mix of pleasure and pain
Feb11

Love is a cocktail of pain Getting shot by cupid’s arrow is a mix of pleasure and pain

By: Mitali Chaudhary Why does love feel like literally being stabbed by cupid’s arrow? Be it a bout of infatuation or a full-blown deep and passionate promise, at every step of the game, love seems to hurt just as much as it brings joy. To make things even more complicated, there isn’t just one type of pain that it causes. Instead, we get to experience an impressive range of conflicting feelings that are difficult to name, much less...

A love letter for the millenials Here’s a love letter template for your not-so-significant other this Valentine’s Day
Feb11

A love letter for the millenials Here’s a love letter template for your not-so-significant other this Valentine’s Day

Dear (insert name), I didn’t believe in love at first sight until I saw you on Tinder. Unlike the twenty-or-so good-looking people I had swiped right before you, I felt butterflies in my stomach when I came across your selfie. Something felt different. Although I’m unsure whether this odd feeling in my stomach was because of you or because of my strict fresh-pressed juice diet, I knew from the get-go that you were special. Now, two...

Feline fatale On cats, love and loving cats
Feb11

Feline fatale On cats, love and loving cats

Valentine’s Day serves as an annual reminder that I will likely, one day, turn into a cat lady. This concerns me for a couple of reasons, the most important being that I despise cats. If their condescending, territorial stares aren’t enough to detract from their appeal, then consider that they’ve been known to eat their dead owners’ bodies. Valentine’s Day might incite oozing feelings of passion for some, flowery declarations of love...

Letting go of a dying friendship
Feb04

Letting go of a dying friendship

  By: Sasha Dhesi Recently an old classmate sent me a private message to wish me a happy birthday. The message reminded me of how I felt when our friendship petered out. We had a similar sense of humour and shared mutual interests, but as time went on, we found that although we still enjoyed each other’s company, we weren’t running in the same social or professional circles, and fell out of touch. I struggled with losing her,...