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Dalhousie report finds 'inappropriate relationships' existed at dentistry school

EXCLUSIVE: In a Global News exclusive, eight of the Dalhousie dentistry students involved in the “Gentlemen’s Club” Facebook scandal speak out.

HALIFAX — The Dalhousie Dentistry School’s standards for professionalism were “inconsistent,” there were “rumours of favoritism” and that “inappropriate relationships abounded,” according to… 870 more words


WTF! "Respectable smut" and dangerous sexism

There is a story over on the Independent right now that stopped me in my tracks. Because unless the Independent have been incredibly clever about mocking up the picture used to illustrate it, they have just gone and committed a major breach of individual privacy with potentially serious consequences for the individuals concerned. 616 more words

How Do We End a Culture War?

In June 1996 the Ku Klux Klan held a rally in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Hundreds of locals were present in protest of the event, and rightly so. 951 more words


Back to the nitty gritty: politics and religion

I’ve decided it would be ridiculous, impossible even, for me to maintain a blog that just talks about the more pretty and pleasant aspects of life. 65 more words


boys will be boys

This is, in my opinion, one of the stupidest sayings we have.

There’s this guy in one of my classes, the kind of guy that it is very easy to be casual friends with: class clown type, charismatic, fairly physically attractive, assertive, hard working. 753 more words

Makeup is Sexist?!

Hey everyone!

How are you all going?

Now, there is no denying that I am a fairly shy person. Whenever there’s a discussion in one of my tutorials I tend to shrink into the background, even if I have an opinion that I desperately want to be heard. 700 more words


Elsewhere in the Palliverse - Weekend Reads

I have so many links to share with you. Here are a few of them:

Australian critical care doctor and blogger Andy W writes about death and taxes and asks, “ 481 more words