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Making social gatherings fun for everyone: A guide for hosts and guests

Rate this article and enter to winSocial events are an important part of campus culture—and of the university and college experience. They’re a chance to make new connections, bond with friends, and let loose...
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All about online dating? The pros, cons, and things you need to know

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re swiping right, you’re swiping left, you’re Coffee Meets Bageling, Hinging, HER-ing, and Tindering. This is how we’re finding flings, friends, partners, and more—and it’s as easy as...
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Bystander intervention goes professional: 4 tips for stepping in on the job

Rate this article and enter to winHere’s something most of us know and the research backs up: Small actions make a big difference, especially when it comes to preventing sexual harassment and assault. If...
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Ask the counsellor: “How do I survive in a racist community?”

—Gala C., Dordt College, IowaIt’s not easy being in a community that you feel has hatred toward others because of their race. It’s stressful to hear negative comments or see discrimination and feel like...
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What would you do in an active shooting scenario?

 What would you do in an active shooting?Ever think about what you would do if you were caught up in an active shooting scenario? For anyone paying even remote attention to national and international...
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The student guide to going out

Rate this article and enter to winGoing to a party? Or throwing one? Party-throwers and party-goers play a vital role in shaping the sexual culture of your campus. Party-throwers are the social engineers who...
Safety Siren

YWCA Safety Siren By YWCA Canada

Why we love it:Find yourself in a sticky situation and need to get help fast? This free app, available in English and French, offers a unique way to notify others if you are in...
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Bike here, not there: How to be an assertive cyclist

Rate this article and enter to win“Look at what happens to you on a bicycle. You pedal. You make decisions. You experience the tang of the air and the surge of power as you...
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Health & safety outdoors

Summer is here. That means more fun activities outside! According to Health Canada, there are many ways to stay healthy while enjoying the great outdoors: Apply sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher. Don’t...
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Summer safety

As you spend more time outdoors this summer, keep your safety in mind by following these tips: Always wear seat belts in vehicles. Wear a reflective vest and lights (front and back) when biking, running/walking, skateboarding,...