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Fat-shaming and why Bill Maher is wrong

By Farah Refaey, September 24 2019— Earlier this month, comedian and Real Time with Bill Maher host Bill Maher made some controversial remarks about obesity and suggested that we should “bring back” what he believes to be the cure — fat-shaming. I guess when you’ve been alive since the early beginnings of the Korean War,…

Essential oils that may help you manage stress

By Tori Taylor, August 25 2019 — Aromatherapy is an age-old practice and one that should not be overlooked. If you own a diffuser then you have likely tried out a few of the below-mentioned oils. If you are interested in experimenting with how essential oils can lower your stress or calm you down after…

Healthy ways to keep your metabolism strong

By Tori Taylor, July 23 2019 — Aging comes with a whole host of wonderful benefits. Watching wrinkle lines start to set in can only be beat by the first time you hear yourself say, “I don’t know if I can do that right now— my back is really sore and my left knee has…

Take care of your vagina

By Lady Marmalade, September 15 2017 — The world is full of vaginas. Around half of the Earth’s population has them and you likely entered this world through one. Even so, they can be confusing, frustrating and complicated. Being an adult involves knowing your body pretty well and it’s never too late for a vagina…

Dinos field hockey team optimistic about upcoming season

By Christie Melhorn, September 7 2017 — Whether or not you’re a hockey fan, living in Calgary exposes you to the sport’s culture — the enjoyable chill of the rink and the boisterous fans dominating the city’s bars. But compared to ice hockey, field hockey is less well-known in the city. The University of Calgary’s women’s…

Catch up on your sleep, while you still can

By Christie Melhorn, September 6 2017 — The warmth and late sunsets of summer nights beckon us to stay up later. Sometimes it’s worth losing some sleep to grab drinks with friends, see a live show or to get caught in a YouTube video spiral. However, habitually sacrificing sleep catches up in a nasty way. It…

Frosh 2017: Backpack packing list

By Christie Melhorn — Hauling around a loaded backpack on campus is fun for the first week of classes, but gets old really fast. Hate your bag a little less by stocking it with the following items. Lip Balm: Most university students’ first year involves a lot of coffee and sloppy kissing. Stress habits like lip-biting and…

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