Recently Banned: Rainbows in Ontario, Male Lingerie Salesmen

In an uncharasteristically un-Canadian act of cupcake-hating— erm, we mean, homophobia, one Ontario Catholic school banned all depictions of rainbows on campus when students of their unofficial gay-straight alliance attempted to hold a fundraiser with signs and banners displaying them. In response, the students took down the signs and baked
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pilar.huerta

Bursting the food bubble

Connect the Dots

My last grocery bill totaled about $35, a budget that naturally excludes the likes of King Pin runs. Intended for two weeks worth of ten-minute dinners, quick orange juice and banana breakfasts, trail mix laced with too much chocolate snacks, and other such indulgent necessities, my grocery list lacks the
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sexonmonday

Let’s have the sex talk

Sex on Monday

When I handed my friend a camera and told her my grandma wanted a nice picture of me, she looked through the view finder and said “No, no, don’t try to smile, you look weird. Talk about sex!” Of course, when looking back at the pictures, I discovered that discussing
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Un-sexy public acts may get you arrested

By un-sexy public acts, we specifically mean masturbating on planes, as one shameless gentleman was alleged to have done on a cross-country United flight. At least the three 18-year-olds who noticed can’t be as traumatized as the passengers on that one motherfuckin’ plane with those motherfuckin’ snakes (see left). Another way
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jackwang.online

Look before you leap

off the beat

Exhibit No. 1: LeBron James is drifting on the weak side of the court, wholly uninvolved in the last home game he will ever play in Cleveland. He throws the ball out of bounds and misses 11 of his 14 shots. “I spoil a lot of people with my play,”
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Berlin university students consider sex work

Would you consider sex work to pay for school? That was the question Berlin Studies Centre researchers posed to 3,200 Berlin university students in an investigation into one oft-mentioned but little understood local situation: Student prostitution. One in three said they’d consider sex work, while four percent had already done some form
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pilar.huerta

A summer in the clouds

Connect the Dots

I’ve been trying to forget what summer’s supposed to be like. Endless days of chasing the sun’s inimitable rays, thoughtlessly swimming in a lake filled with melted snow and eating ice cream to distract tongues from talking no longer make up a typical day in my dream. This is the
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How to Keep Power … and Keep It in Your Pants

Naturally, people have plenty to say about former Gov. Schwarzenegger’s love child and his subsequent pending divorce. Men in politics are pigs, right? Well, not exactly, if Daniel Mulhern has anything to say about it. Professor at both Boalt Law and Haas School of Business, Mr. Mulhern has also authored
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katie.nelson

OFF THE BEAT: Better re(a)d than dead

Essays are a funny thing. As to why people enjoy writing them so much, I will never know. Essays from my youth were the standard — 5 paragraphs. Just think of it as a hamburger, I was once told — bun, meat, lettuce, tomato, what have you. Deviation from that
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