Student Life

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Lube: What’s good and what’s just goo?

Consumerism is a curse! There’s nothing like choice paralysis, a phenomenon exemplified by the feeling of standing in the sexual health aisle of Pharmaprix and staring at the vast lube section: Water-based, silicone-based, massage oils, and more. Here, The McGill Tribune breaks down which ones are condom-compatible, safe for use[Read More…]

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…]

Demystifying professor office hours

Attending office hours can be daunting, especially if you are a first-year student. Not knowing what to expect or what to ask, students are often intimidated by the idea of talking to a professor on their own.  Olivier Bergeron-Boutin, a political Science course lecturer, remembers feeling intimidated by professors when he[Read More…]

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