love

Dating with the stars

They say love is in the air on Valentine’s Day, but maybe it’s in the stars. A business in Halifax is renting out telescopes to couples as part of a new dating experience. The company, called goBE, is a web platform allowing users to rent out expensive pieces of equipment, including canoes, cameras, metal detectors, snowboards and telescopes. [...]

Going the distance for love

Like narrowly missing the bus, or losing your luggage at the airport, being in a long distance relationship, for whatever reason, often elicits sympathy for the couple separated geographically. Erika Cole, a third-year commerce student at Dalhousie University, is bracing herself for this kind of sympathetic comforting from family and friends. [...]