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December 22, 2019

Consent, Sexism and Colonialism in Popular Christmas Songs

By Christina DaudlinOn the day after Halloween (or Remembrance Day if you're lucky), it's safe to say that the music on the radio changes a...

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November 20, 2019

Trans Day of Remembrance

Written by Maren Tergesen, peer-edited by SASC Volunteers and Staff. In November of 1998, Rita Hester lost her life to anti-tran...

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March 13, 2019

2019 SASC Referendum!

What can you buy for $5.67? A latte? A lip balm? A slice of pizza? What if $5.67 could buy education, support, and empowerment for ever...

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February 13, 2019

Will you be my Platonic-Valentine?

By Maren Tergesen When I was younger, Valentine’s Day signalled two things: corny but endearing cards from friends, and heart-shaped swe...

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February 7, 2019

Emotional Abuse and (Netflix’s) You: Overlooking Emotional Abuse in the Name of Love

Written by: Emily Van Ryn TW: emotional abuse, physical abuse, violence What are you more afraid of?: Emotional Abuse That romanti...

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January 11, 2019

January 17th is Denim Day

Written by SASC Volunteer Amy Higgins What’s Denim Day, you ask? Good question. First, a little history (content warning for sexual assa...

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December 11, 2018

Reflections on our Workshops with Sororities

By Niki and Tintin This past semester, the SASC partnered with UBC sororities to initiate dialogue about sexualized violence on campus a...

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December 11, 2018

Self Care and Exams

By: Amy Higgins Feeling the stress of exams? You’re not alone! Exam season is one of the most stressful times of year. If you’re like m...

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December 7, 2018

Have yourself… an Anti-Capitalist Little Christmas…

By Emily Van Ryn Have yourself an anti-capitalist little Christmas Let your carbon footprint be light... Admittedly, that doesn't really r...

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October 24, 2018

Feeling Sexy or Feeling Sexualized? Negotiating Halloween Costumes and Their Social Costs

{by Maren Tergesen} Whether you plan your costume in excess, enlisting friends into an epic mimicry of the Scooby Doo crew, or simply sport...

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