Author Archive | Karmen Wells

Adam Dolman and Alex Kozelko hiked around Macchu Picchu when they went to Peru.

Settling down all over the world

For most, a promotion and a new home are the first steps to settling down and starting a family. But not for Adam Dolman. Dolman, 26, was recently promoted to a photographer/image specialist position at the University of Manitoba after being an audio visual technician for almost two years. In his new position, he is […]

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Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque show avoids the common, old-fashioned burlesque outfits.

Suicide Girls – unlikely models who bare all

Girls with dreadlocks, neon hair, facial piercings and tattoos aren’t the typical models you see posing in fashion magazines. But these are the girls you’ll find posing on the Suicide Girls website. “I was really tall and like an awkward teenager,” said Shaine Suicide, a model on Suicide Girls since 2007. The site was created […]

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Jordan Furlong playing Flappy Bird

Getting hooked on free mobile games can cost you

The tense silence of Jordan Furlong playing a game on his cellphone is abruptly broken by a loud, frustrated string of cursing, and a mock motion of throwing his phone to the floor. And then he starts over and repeats. The mobile game Flappy Bird is on the other side of his phone screen. And it’s […]

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Ideas for new sex trade laws fighting to see the light 
<br /> Photo by Karmen Wells <br />

One spotlight not enough for prostitution debate

It’s easy to judge a prostitute with a passing glance. Some might feel sad for them, others disgusted. But probably few can  say they’ve ever tried to understand them and their situations. After a recent Supreme Court ruling and a police operation, many want to have their say on how Canadian law should address prostitution. Operation […]

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