Fairy Creek made headlines throughout this summer. Here is a brief look into some of the members of the UBC community that went to Fairy Creek.
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The hustle and bustle of the Life Building is not unknown to UBC students. It’s always busy — lines to buy food wrap around the building and each cold blue and white chair is filled with students. But the basement of the Life Building is different.
In addition to a lack of Black hair salons, the lack of stylists who know how to do hair in non-Black hair salons exacerbates the problem Black women face in accessing hair care.
A poem on intimacy, being seen, loved and respected.
I want to invite you to have an awkward first date with yourself at least once a day. Take five minutes to stop whatever you’re doing and genuinely ask yourself how you feel. Treat it like you’re on a first date with someone you’re really excited to get to know.
I remember him waking up, and I remember how quickly he kissed me, like it was a habit, like it was breathing.
This article contains mention of PTSD and sexualized violence.
You were sprinkled across the tabletop [Fl]our fingerprints, [fl]our breaths
And I realized that we could love each other and have a platonic, intimate friendship. The kind where you can talk nonstop without worrying about making a fool of yourself. The kind you’re willing to put ahead of boyfriends and girlfriends when the other gets their heart broken. The kind people write books and make movies about.
Communication is an essential part of any kink dynamic. Healthy domination and submission dynamics rely heavily on trust and openness which allow partners to feel comfortable exploring sensations during a scene and to discover each other intimately.
Although expansive, the internet can also be a deceptive resource. When it comes to the more complicated aspects of sex — such as mature communication, kinks or healing from trauma — it can be helpful to interact with trusted experts and community members.
If you get cold sores, you have herpes. If you get cold sores, you have herpes. If you get cold sores, you have herpes. There, I said it.
Non-sexual intimacy is any intimacy that doesn’t include sexual acts, such as physical, emotional and intellectual intimacy.
I’ve only known him for two months, but it feels like a lifetime. These drives from point A to point B are really the only time we spend as just the two of us, but I feel safe with him in ways that I don’t feel around people who I’ve known 10, 20, 100 times longer.
We often connect intimacy with sex, but it doesn’t have to be. The pressure for intimacy to be sexual can create unrealistic and unhealthy expectations in a relationship when you should only do what you feel comfortable with.