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Region cautions students over rising rates of sexually transmitted infections

Sexually transmitted infections, notably chlamydia and gonorrhoea, have had an increasingly widespread presence in Kitchener-Waterloo over the past several years. This rise in cases has also been observable through a provincial standpoint and, in Waterloo, is being attributed to a lack of general knowledge and the region’s large student population amidst three post-secondary institutions. According to statistics recently released by […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Unsigned: Sex education should continue past high school

When’s the last time you had proper sex education? For most of us, it came in grade nine gym class. That was a long time ago for university students. If one thing’s for sure, it’s that sex isn’t static. Why should our sex education stop at the beginning of high school? There’s an assumption that grade nine is when people […]

by Cord Editorial Board· · Opinion ·