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Erasing the taboos around masturbation

Erasing the taboos around masturbation

Erin Holve, Staff Writer // February 26, 2020

It’s the fifth grade. I’m in Ms. Solferino’s class and I am fidgeting in my assigned seat. My stretchy pants, more than I’d like to admit, were pulled up too high. A perpetual state of camel toe.  To...

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O-face: let’s talk about female masturbation, baby

Emily Neria // October 16, 2019

Talking about masturbation can be hard, no pun intended. Lots of women masturbate these days. A recent study found that 81.6% of women between the ages of 18 and 22 may have orgasmed from masturbation...

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Pornography may cause trouble in the bedroom

Grant Schmieding // February 4, 2018

Today, online pornography reaches a vast range of people. Anyone with access to the Internet can expose themselves to more sexual stimulation than their genitals can handle.Everyone knows how it feels...

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No shame in the solo game

Joann Chevaillier // February 11, 2016

I can still remember the time my mom caught me. I was young, still in elementary school. She came in the bathroom and found me masturbating. I can still see the look of shame and shock she gave me. After...

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Boy masturbates and ejaculates next to girl in school

Katelyn Martin // September 3, 2015

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Drunk in Public Sunday, 1:14 a.m., Esken Hall“Adult male urinating on himself and staggering by the entrance of the building.”Call Type: Recycling Issue...

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Masturbation enhances sexual education

Sophia Xepoleas // February 22, 2015

The hierarchy growing up in the Xepoleas family went as such: We lived our day-to-day lives until one of us royally screwed up, in which case my dad would call a family meeting. This generally consisted...

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