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Olympians talk Fuel for Gold, training on campus

By Christie Melhorn, February 9 2018 —  As with many other students, my time at the University of Calgary was a blur of papers, working two serving jobs, camping in the library and hitting the gym in between. Some days, I barely had time to brush my teeth, let alone make a lunch. For three…

Satisfying workouts for an alternative date

By Christie Melhorn, February 7 2018 —  Regardless of how long you’ve dated someone, you can always add extra flavour to your time spent together. On Valentine’s Day, avoid restaurants and movie theatres overflowing with awkward teenagers and jaded couples. Instead, challenge yourself and boost the sexual tension by shifting your date to a fitness…

Eat chocolate for better sex

By Christie Melhorn, February 7 2018 —  Chocolate’s velvety texture, rich hue and indulgent flavour merit its romantic connotation. From heart-shaped boxes of chocolates to the stereotypical movie scenes of couples lustfully feeding it to each other, chocolate, is a deeply engrained in our cultural subconscious as a symbol of love and lust. Here’s why…

2018 Crowchild Classic full of camaraderie, rowdiness

By Christie Melhorn January 26, 2018 — Post-secondary students from across the city filled the Scotiabank Saddledome on Jan. 25, watching the University of Calgary Dinos and Mount Royal University Cougars go head-to-head in the sixth annual Crowchild Classic. With a large-scale setting and high attendance, the crosstown rivalry is a notorious night of rowdy…

Ways to manage the feelings attached to sexual assault

By Christie Melhorn, January 18 2018 —  I felt pretty numb when I first heard about 21-year-old sex offender Connor Neurauter being allowed to delay his 90-day sentence — given for physically and emotionally abusing a minor — to finish his semester at the University of Calgary. This was enabled by a B.C. judge and…

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