Tagged Sex Week

Study proves train emoji most sexual of all emojis

By Melanie Woods, January 28 2016 — In a recent study by the Institute for Emotive Communication, the emoji depicting a classic choo-choo train was revealed to be the most sexual of all emojis. The study analyzed the responses of 6,900 participants. Head researcher Chad Throbson wasn’t surprised by the results. “Nothing gets me going…

Your future is super sensual

By Joie Atejira, January 28 2016 — Aquarius  (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) Your hotline’s going to bling, and it will be the booty call you’ve been waiting for.  Pisces  (Feb. 19 – March 20) Don’t forget to remind your roommate not to drop by you and your friend’s “study session” tomorrow night. Aries  (March…

The top four people you shouldn’t talk about sex with

By Jill Girgulis, January 26 2016 — With the Students’ Union’s annual Sex Week upon us, students are encouraged to have frank discussions about sex. However, it’s hard to know who to talk with about sex and who to avoid. Some people lead to scintillating conversations, while others to awkward encounters. But for everyone’s sake,…

Five foods sure to get you in the mood — for sex

By Sara Albright, January 26 2016 — It’s the most wonderful time of the year at the University of Calgary — Sex Week. In celebration of the occasion, we compiled a list of foods sure to get you in the mood for love. There’s plenty of vigorous debate over whether these frisky foods — commonly…

Does ethical porn consumption exist?

By Sean Willett, January 26, 2016 — Consumers are picky about where their products come from. We want meat that wasn’t raised in a factory farm, clothing that didn’t come from a sweatshop and electricity that isn’t fueled by pollutants. But this sense of consumer consciousness seems to end at a product most people use,…

Students’ Union’s annual Sex Week educates campus on sexual health

By Hayden McBennett, February 5 2015 — Sex Week pitched its tent this week, and you’re all invited.  The Students’ Union hosts Sex Week every year to educate students about safe and pleasurable sexual conduct. This year, the SU joined forces with the Wellness Centre, the Women’s Resource Centre and the Q Centre to plan…

Talk about sex with your friends

Newspapers are often full of stories about morbid or intrusive subjects. TV doesn’t shy away from blood and gore. But sex, which is a bigger part of our lives than sensationalist foreign affairs, remains a taboo subject. Sex Week exists to change that. The event is put on every year by the Students’ Union, the…

SU to host orgy for students in MacHall

By Melanie Bethune, February 5 2015 — In addition to the usual workshops offered during Sex Week, the University of Calgary Students’ Union will host a communal orgy for all students and faculty. Officially called the “MacHall Bacchanal Sex Ball,” the event will be hosted in the MacHall courtyard next Tuesday at 4 p.m. “Students…

Sex week hits the wrong notes

By Kate Jacobson, February 5 2015 — Sex week is hard to miss. Someone in a penis costume is wandering around MacHall. There’s a list of workshops, ranging from Emotional Connection in Intimate Relationships to BDSM 201. At the Sex Week Carnival, you can try your hand at carnival games like hit-the-clit or a dildo…

Hating porn doesn’t make it better or safer

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, February 5 2015 — You can now watch porn in class. At the University of Calgary, there was a block week women’s studies class in porn. York University offers an undergraduate degree in Sexuality Studies. Students in the program study the portrayal of sexual desire and pleasure, different dimensions of sexuality and…

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