Posts Tagged ‘Column’

Welcome to Sexability!

Hello Dalhousie, and welcome to the first official installment of a weekly column in which I  hope to shed some light on a topic I feel many people wonder about but we don’t discuss: sex and disability. Wait…who are you? Oh I’m sorry, I’m getting ahead of myself. Hi, I’m Vicky! I’m a Gender and…

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That three-letter word: flying solo

Go ahead...touch yourself. (Photo by Bryn Karcha)

  Alright. I’ve been staring at a blank document for far too long now. It’s time to talk about an often maligned sexual subject: masturbation. This won’t be a how-to; most of you know what to do, and if you don’t, it’s your job to figure it out. This won’t be to tell you masturbation…

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Why aren’t you playing: Game Dev Tycoon

Much better than your mother's basement. (Press image)

I’ve never come across a greater love letter to gaming than Game Dev Tycoon, by Greenheart Games. Starting out in your garage, you are tasked with creating video games. Your journey begins in the early days of gaming on the PC and Commodore 64, and stretches into the present day. As time passes, new technologies…

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That three-letter word: Fixating on fetishes

Fetishes and fixations are objects or situations that a person finds extremely arousing. Ranging from feet and shoes to leather and latex, fetishes of all degrees are quite common. Just to get your toes in the water, here’s a quick overview of some more common fetishes. Tactile Many fetishes focused on touch are centred either…

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That three-letter word: The basics of bondage

that three letter word tackles bondage (photo by Mel Hattie)

If you’re unfamiliar with the term, bondage refers to the practice of restraining someone or being restrained for sexual gratification. The means vary, but the end remains the same: dominating or being dominated by your partner. This is an activity that should be practiced with someone you fully trust, and (of course) only if you’re…

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Alumni Spotlight: Teneile Simmons

Teneile Simmons

  Alumni Spotlight is a series of interviews conducted with members of the Dalhousie Alumni Association.   Teneile Simmons Nickname? Nope! My name was already confusing because I use my second name, Teneile, which I prefer, instead of my first name (Kriska), so people didn’t get a chance to find a nickname for me. Class…

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Alumni Spotlight: Rob O’Brien

Rob O’Brien at PODS Halifax.

  Alumni Spotlight is a series of interviews conducted with members of the Dalhousie Alumni Association. Rob O’Brien Nickname: My rugby buddies called me “the Robe.” Class of ‘98 BA and MBA  (Saint Mary’s University, 2003) Current role: Owner/operator, PODS Halifax, a moving and storage business Dalhousie Gazette: You have both worked for a large…

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Lush reds for the lushes

Red wines can pair well with earthier flavours. (Jessica Emin photo)

  It is best known in Burgundy, France, but the Pinot Noir grape is now grown all over the world. It is a precarious grape to grow and thrives in a climate of hot days and cooler nights. Typically it is a lighter bodied dry red wine with good acidity. Although light, when done correctly,…

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Tiger Toning

“I know the running season is coming up and I want to set a goal of running a race and using that as a basis for getting into a training regime. Where should I start?” –Run Claudia Run Let’s be frank for a moment: running a major race isn’t easy. They can be very intimidating,…

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Tiger Toning

“We always hear about those people trying to lose weight, but what about those of us with the opposite problem? I am trying to gain weight and have been pumping the irons and trying to eat as much as I can. Any advice on how I might improve my progress?” – Skinny McBony This article…

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