Posts Tagged ‘Love’

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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The relationship

Don't settle for stability. You won't do your heart any favours. (photo by Bryn Karcha)

In September, life begins anew in the academic world, precipitating an increase in social gathering frequency. Perhaps it is the chill in the air, or the aphrodisiac of alcohol, but without intending to, I feel attracted to everybody and nobody and it weighs on my mind that I am less of a calculating creature than…

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How to find a romantic partner

  The following contains the secrets to finding a partner. Here we go. Be in the right place at the right time. Attach a specialized magnet to your body to attract potential lovers. Frequent happenin’ places in Halifax and sip your drink seductively. Although I’m not sure I’m the best person to be giving advice…

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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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Video: 2013 Most Eligible Tigers preview

The idea: take Dalhousie’s hottest varsity athletes and put them in a room together. Ask them about their love lives. Then document it for the world to see. The result: Well, you’ll just have to wait until the Gazette hits newsstands on Friday, Feb. 8. Photos by Chris Parent Video by Paula Sanderson

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A curious love

Where is the line between personal and professional in student-professor relationships? (Chris Parent photo)

When I first think about student-professor relationships, my mind immediately calls up a porno and for some reason Evan Stone is in it. I don’t know why my mind does that, and I am not sure what it says about the subject, but my thoughts are usually sexual. Of course, these thoughts are not always…

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New Dal start-up will help you break up

  Ending things is never easy. But a new business on campus is taking the edge off a bittersweet goodbye. For a flat rate of $14.99, students can pay scrappy startup It’s Not You, It’s Us to end a failing relationship. Blue posters litter the campus. “Breaking up is hard to do. Let us do…

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Masturbation education

Dildos, ranging in size, colour and anatomical correctness, dangle off the back wall at Venus Envy. Getting to them means walking past everything else the Barrington Street sex shop and bookstore has to offer. Menstrual supplies for the health-conscious sit near a package of “Kinky Sex Coupons.” Condoms, in various sizes and flavours, are on…

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Unconventional Valentine’s Day date ideas

Valentine’s Day is one of those days people either love or hate. I haven’t met too many of the former, and I think that’s because Valentine’s Day has become this big  mess of unrealistic expectations, clichés and aggressive consumerism. And, if you are single, you might as well just house arrest yourself for the day…

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Valentine’s Day Mixtape

Nothing says “I love you” like a good mixtape. Of course, I’m not even sure where you can actually buy cassette tapes these days (I’m guessing The Source). But luckily for us, we can all simply go on the Internet and compile a mixtape all our own using links from Youtube. Here are seven songs…

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