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Posts by Mayowa Oluwasanmi

Flu etiquette

In this image: A Dalhousie Student Health & Wellness Centre Flu Shot sign.

Flu etiquette is a general area most people could improve in. Having the flu, while it will generate sympathy, does not excuse you from accountability.

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A response to Doug Ford’s sex-ed plans

In this image: Two fingers touch the middle of a yellow flower.

As the film Mean Girls famously said: “Don’t have sex. Because you will get pregnant and die.”  Despite the obvious joke in this, Ontario’s Ford administration seems to have adopted this view in stride. Doug Ford’s provincial government has made drastic changes to the sex education curriculum adopted by the Ontario Liberal Party in 2015. That curriculum was an updated, progressive one that dealt with relevant…

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Are you being gaslit?

Gaslighting is when someone makes you question your thoughts, feelings and reality, using your self-doubt as a weapon of manipulation. Gaslighting is emotional abuse. It’s when someone hurts you – and instead of acknowledging your feelings, they turn it against you.   Your emotions are made out to be trivial, invalid and are effectively silenced.   Someone…

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Nay to Holiday Diets

In this image: a feast.

Holiday dinners vary across cultures and families. One commonality that links us together is the knowledge that delicious feasts aren’t going to be kind to our waistlines.   But should we give a shit?   Every year, bad Lifetime movies and Christmas decorations accompany headlines across the world spreading “tips” for staying trim during the holiday season. Prepackaged snacks to avoid grandma’s baking. Drinking two liters of water so you…

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Triple A vs. Jubilee Junction

Corner shops are the backbone of any good neighbourhood. They embody the beauty of the local.   Halifax prides itself on local excellence – Triple A Convenience and Pizzeria, and Jubilee Junction Convenience Store being perfect examples. The rival shops are located at the corners of Preston Street and Jubilee Road.  Convenience is their biggest product: the corners of…

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