Category Archives: Humour

sticks and stones can break your bones but words words words…

Filed under Campus, Humour   ·   February 8th, 2017   ·   0 comments

I’m kind of apprehensive about writing this, and posting it anywhere public, but here I go anyway: “Freedom of speech” is kind of overrated. I hope that declaration was both reductionist and sensationalist enough that at least three of you will stick around long enough to hate-read this and hear me out. The English philosopher […]


Filed under Feminism, Humour   ·   January 28th, 2017   ·   0 comments

Content warning: sexual violence, physical assault I have evil thighs that sweat and slide down bus seats, stair banisters, bar stools, park benches and coffeeshop sofas, sun soaked beach loungers, carnival booths, pub vinyl and airplane chintz My evil thighs twitch under cotton sundresses and cleave communist creases across khakis magnetize security guards, homeless men […]


Filed under Culture, Humour, Multimedia   ·   October 13th, 2015   ·   0 comments

Are you a photographer, painter, creative writer, poet, videographer, or otherwise creative person? Are you wanting to be published? If your answers are yes and yes  – please consider submitting! The Talon, UBC’s best and alternative press, is now expanding its horizons into the realm of multimedia. The Talon is cognisant that articles are not […]

The Talon Guide to: The Buchanan Complex

Filed under Humour, Multimedia   ·   September 17th, 2015   ·   1 comment

Mary Chen is a third year arts student and so far, this is her only contribution to The Talon as part of the Editorial Collective. She doesn’t know why they hired her either.