“We need to understand, you know, where we lack and how we can improve because we can ... keep staring a problem in the eye, [but] it's about time that some changes are made.”
One of the most important employees of the AMS is someone you’ve probably never heard of.
Just because the AMS isn’t shouting and stomping down doors doesn’t mean its work isn’t political anymore.
“There’s only two kinds of people who have a $50 in San Juan. The ones who are leaving and the ones who are arriving,” he says as he pushes the bill back. “So which one are you?”
Alongside fellow co-chair Neema Rimber, who studies economics, Schulte helped lead a diverse team of students to deliver this year's conference.
For Blair, landscape painting is more than a hobby. It’s a passion equal to his love of geography and it impacts his approach towards teaching and research.
The inclusion of Indigenous knowledge and perspective became a singular focus for Archibald over her 45-year career: in her teacher education assignments, in her development of K-12 curriculum and in her research and work at UBC.
The ways that we work, play and socialize are dramatically different than they were 30 years ago. So are the ways we get off.
For me this process of self-acceptance wound up being inextricably tied with the sexual encounters I partook in.
There’s an unspoken conversation on campus — and it’s about oral sex.
I nod, allowing my mind to drift away from my body, until I am just a prop in the musical she is orchestrating. A musical that always ends with her thanking me for my performance.
Milder, more mainstream kinks related to domination and submission — like bondage and choking — seem to be fairly common, but there are definitely some of us who really get down and dirty.
“In some of the experiences I’ve had — kissing and touching — I found that I got emotional really quickly,” said Mosca. As a result, Mosca has resolved not to have sex until he is in a very “secure” relationship or even engaged.
I dream that I am Adam and he is Eve and I pluck this blue-eyed wonder from my ribs. Somehow, he is all heart and no bone and I would give every piece of me to make him happy. I dream of angering God and I wake up.
On the floor, a man and woman lie naked and covered in paint, ready to perform oral sex in the 69 position in what is arguably Canada’s first live erotic art show. As the lights dim, everyone has one question on their minds: “Is this guy going to be able to get it up?”
Despite this myriad of experiences and practices by students who identify as ace or aro, many still experience push-back when they self-identify on campus.
Here I was, having sex with an attractive guy and my mind had momentarily wandered, dreaming up scenarios in which the police found my dead naked body in a wreckage at the bottom of an elevator shaft. Not the kind of shaft I was hoping to be wrecked by.
Day 112: Maybe that girl was flirting with me? Shit, I should have asked for her number. Do I go back? No, must demonstrate abundance mentality. Plenty of fish in the sea!
I had literally needed anti-anxiety medication prescribed on the spot to calm down enough to leave the doctor’s office — the only thing that could possibly make this worth it was meeting my soulmate immediately and making passionate love forever, right?
You may have provided context for the worst things said to you during sex, but we think they stand together as a poem just fine.
Instead of getting ghosted after a few messages or trying to have a conversation with people who don’t like trains, it can be a healthy experience to learn how to enjoy being on your own sometimes.
When you have a time-slot to fill, it can be difficult to get going.