I expected my environment to be consent-heavy and accepting: a place where events that would distract from a normal party — say, somebody stripping to their skivvies and getting smacked around for a bit — were not only commonplace, but encouraged.
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I arrived to university a very sexually unaware 19-year-old. However, as a science student at heart, I found explanations in a scientific journal, Clinical Anatomy. Exploring romantic love, on the other hand, has produced fewer concrete answers.
It was that total fluke which landed Brotto in her current field of work, but she is now considered one of the pre-eminent experts on female arousal dysfunction, specifically focusing on the psychological factors that cause this dysfunction.
Besides the obvious, “Oh my god, is this really happening right now?” running monologue, what really happens in our brains during sex? A complex response of electrical signals and hormones deliver to us those sensations of pleasure.
We've put together a stimulating supplement on sex, sexuality and relationships for university students. Features include the science of sex, adventures with Tinder and a writer's flirtation with the the world of kink.
We asked more than 2,000 of you how you do it, and you told us way more than we wanted to know. It's fully anonymous, totally scientific* and 100 per cent juicy. What are you waiting for? Dive into UBC's dirty little secrets.
Gunjan Mhapankar's digital storytelling project showcasing community services offered by local non-profit organizations has received international recognition and won her a trip to London where she will get leadership training and meet the Queen.
You probably know a student who has taken study drugs to cram at least once. Maybe you have taken them yourself. Is it cheating? They can energize and boost motivation, but won’t help you learn better.
Last year, UBC issued almost 40,000 parking tickets on campus. This map shows where all those tickets were written and breaks down what they were for, which vehicles they went to and how much they cost.
First-year student Ann Makosinski has become a prize-winning inventor and entrepreneur as a result of her two inventions — the Hollow Flashlight and the e-Drink. To aspiring innovators, she said, “Start now. There’s nothing holding you back.”
After coordinating the AMS’s student organisations as the VP Administration for two years, Ava Nasiri has been named the next AMS President — the public face of our student society, and the student body’s representative to the University.
Geoff Pippus, a former varsity basketball player and sociology student, is one of the founding members of Reimagining Manhood — a campus group that encourages men to discuss issues of gender inequality and feminism.
On the spectrum of volunteering opportunities available to students, one end offers an experience that emphasizes personal satisfaction for the volunteer. At the other end is a prioritization of learning and long-term development for the community.
Floating — better known in academia as Restricted Environmental Stimuli Therapy (REST) — is not a new phenomenon, but it appears as though the once on-the-fringe therapy may be having its mainstream moment.
Jonathan Girard, the conductor of UBC's symphony orchestra, revived a tone poem by a Jewish composer whose music had been banned by the Nazi regime. Girard arranged the music for the symphony orchestra from the original manuscripts.