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Sex

Many Teen Girls Don’t Know They Can Get STIs from Lesbian Sex

A new University of British Columbia study looks at high schoolers’ brutal sexual health misconceptions.
Sarah Berman
1.11.18
Baseball

Knuckleball-Tossing Claire Eccles Makes History in West Coast League Debut

The 19-year-old Canadian became the first woman to play in the summer collegiate league when she pitched two innings for the Victoria HarbourCats on Wednesday.
Kyle Cantlon
6.8.17
Baseball

Claire Eccles' Leap to West Coast League Is a Giant Step for Women's Baseball​

The 19-year-old Canadian pitcher will become the first female to ever play in the collegiate summer league.
Kyle Cantlon
5.18.17
News

UBC Students Aren’t Happy About a Canlit Star’s Defence of Fired Prof Accused of Sex Assault

Governor General's Literary Award winner Madeleine Thien has defended her friend Steven Galloway, accused of sexual assault. An open letter to Thien shows how closely students are listening.
Sarah Berman
11.2.16
News

UBC Will be First University in British Columbia to Offer Rape Kits on Campus

The university had been sharply criticized for how it handled reports of sexual assault.
Hilary Beaumont
9.20.16
Health

Researchers Say That Smartphones Are Causing ADHD-Like Symptoms in Adults

It's not good enough to just put your phone away in your bag.
Jake Kivanc
5.25.16
Stuff

​Students Tell Us About Their Dorm Sex Lives

Keep the semen off the washing machine, kids.
Jake Kivanc
5.24.16
News

This is Why a Transsexual Woman Burned a Rainbow Pride Flag

Facing mischief charges in a BC court today, Brooklyn Fink shares her side of the story.
Sarah Berman
5.17.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Rat Casino Shows Us Why We Love to Gamble

A new study found that rats were willing to risk much more when casino-like environments were added to the mix.
Jake Kivanc
1.21.16
deep dives

Teaching Consent with Emojis Seems Desperate, but Is It Warranted?

The campaign veers uncomfortably close to “Playboy Feminism,” by trying too hard to make consent sexy.
Megan Devlin
10.27.15