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Let’s define a squad. When the term comes to mind, there are two ways of defining the word. First, there are the people who think it means to be part of the same group of friends — the same club, the same cult, basically the same...

Much has been buzzing around recently about the situation involving 13 fourth year Dalhousie Dentistry students who had been suspended from the university after inappropriate comments were posted in a group on Facebook. The comments, which have been deemed “misogynistic” and “sexually harassing”, were posted in...

Post-XMAS Recovery Am I the only one who feels kinda shitty after the holidays? Every Christmas, after I’ve snuck sufficient glasses of wine from the kitchen while extended family members call out questions about hot topics such as my education (haven’t dropped out yet… surprising, Aunt...

An evaluation of the word “basic”: why it exists, and why it’s the worst. I hate the word “basic”. It’s problematic that we have a word to describe (almost exclusively) girls as flat, one-dimensional, and uninteresting, i.e., the basic bitch. A male equivalent of the word simply...