Posts Tagged ‘Dating’

Sexability: the online dating game

Hello Lovelies, I recently read an article in the Globe and Mail by Margaret Wente about the current state of the dating scene for straight women. She mentioned in the article that if you were a gender and women’s studies major that you probably were not going to like what she had to say. Granted, I…

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Looking for love in all the right places

Ah, young love. Dating is college is like—who am I kidding; I’m not going to tell you what college dating is like. Dating in college has its own set of rules — ones that no one ever seems to be able to keep up with — and its own set of perks and pitfalls. Excuse…

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No doesn’t mean ‘harass me’

  As a woman, one of the most uncomfortable conversations to have with a man is turning him down once he’s confessed his feelings for you. “We can still be friends though, right?” A comment that she probably meant in all sincerity hits him in the gut like a Louisville Slugger. The ‘friendzone’: seemingly every…

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The pill, for men?

Let’s just get it out there: a lot of sex happens at university. We have casual dating, we have a few too many drinks at parties, it happens. There’s a reason we have a sex column in the Gazette. It happens, and as every single person reading this who isn’t the Messiah proves, sex leads…

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Love, life and university

There are a lot of things I brought with me when I came to Dalhousie from Ottawa: a laptop, a copy of The New Journalism, an N64, and a girlfriend. Three of those things have been a part of my life in the past 24 hours. The New Journalism took a break after the first year.…

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Where to Take your date

Campus dating - by Angela Gzowski

I, Samantha Elmsley, Queen of Romance, pronounce myself an expert on where to woo a lover in Halifax. Behold my suggestions. The Company House (2202 Gottingen Street) for an acoustic concert. Picture candlelit tables and cozy seating. Plus, someone is there to entertain you, so you don’t have to make a fool of yourself by…

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Dating in Halifax

This article will help you navigate your way to love. (Alice Hebb photo)

There is no denying that wherever you are, whatever your age, or whomever you are spending your time with, love is all around us. It is just a matter of finding it. As a 19-year-old girl I can attest to having experienced the wicked game of dating with all its highs and very (very) lows.…

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Date me, I’m hot

To anyone who has spent some one-on-one time with a nerd late at night, it’s fairly obvious: nerds make better romantic partners. Sceptics, stand back—the evidence is in their favour. Nerds (not to be confused with geeks) are renowned for their love of obscure things, often highly technical in nature. They can be obsessive, becoming…

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Campus dating

Campus dating - by Angela Gzowski

From Turkey Dumps to LikeALittle     For the girls and boys coming into Dalhousie this year single and looking: life has the potential to be very, very good. For the extroverts, there are always the perennial favourites such as residence parties, Frosh events and off-campus keggers—classic meet-up spots. But for the shyer folk, there…

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HEALTHY Student

By Rachel Sunter, Health Columnist Recently a number of friends have recently come to me in various states of unhappiness. Some of them are in relationships, some are single. A thick common thread I’ve found between them, however, is their lack of quality time spent with friends. After moving out and dunking our heads in the…

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