Author: Atticus O’Rourke Rusin

Let’s talk about sex, baby

Everybody seems to be talking about sex. It saturates the media; from tv shows to movies to video games to event advertisements—it’s inescapable. From a young age, many children are exposed to ‘sexual education’ tactics that emphasize abstinence and fear-mongering: “Don’t have sex before marriage! Don’t have sex without being[Read More…]

Exposing the history of streaking in sports

Streaking, despite its taboo status, is a popular idea in our collective cultural memory. It’s a common high school and college movie trope to force the loser of a bet to “streak across the quad” or “do a naked lap.” This idea, however, didn’t come from nowhere: The art of[Read More…]

A Sound Walk Around McGill Campus

Multimedia Editor Farah Elmajdoub takes you on a sound walk throughout McGill campus starting from the Roddick Gates. As you tune in to this podcast, keep your awareness alert to what may unfold during your walk.

Coping by cat spotting

Picture a circus tiger. Beholden to the cruel whims of circumstance, ensnared in a system that renders its life to nothing more than spectacle, it prowls the perimeter of its cramped cage with Sisyphean contempt. Here is a tortured—though cool as hell—soul. But Jackie, you say, you’re a university student[Read More…]

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