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We Need To Talk About Sex

We Need To Talk About Sex

  In January this year, the world was shocked by the sensational article on tabloid site Babe featuring accusations of sexual harassment against popular comedian Aziz Ansari. A female journalist who went on a date with Ansari, accused him of taking advantage of her and of ignoring her verbal and non-verbal signs of discomfort. You...

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Food for Thought: To Pay or Not To Pay?

Food for Thought: To Pay or Not To Pay?

I’m sure most of us have heard of NUS Whispers. For some of us, it’s a source of daily entertainment, and for others it’s a platform to ask questions without being judged. But the popular confessions page, hit a snag last week, when a seemingly innocuous post gave rise to a heated debate. Early last...

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‘Audition’: A Shocking Portrait of Gender, Fear & Exploitation

‘Audition’: A Shocking Portrait of Gender, Fear & Exploitation

For decades now, academics have examined the commentaries on gender that seemed innate to the horror genre. So ubiquitous is this trend that even the most casual of horror fans today will be eager to point out the gender discourses behind every proverbial “nude chase scene” with their gratuitous violence and laughably exploitative nudity. Though...