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Catcalling: it’s inexcusable

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November 13, 2018

If you have a female or feminine body, you already know. It’s terrifying no matter where you are or who you’re with.It can happen anywhere. Walking home from class, walking into the grocery...

The ‘pink tax’ is making me pink in the face

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November 4, 2018

College kids hate taxes. Income taxes, grocery taxes, any tax - you name it we hate it. It makes sense why most taxes exist, but the ‘pink tax’, however, does not.Women and men, for the most...

Off the Record: catcalling and porn

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November 4, 2018

This week, reporter Rachael Bayuk and Brooke Martin talk about this week's O-Face topic on porn and catcalling.0:08 - Porn1:57- Catcalling3:41- ClosingKaren Limones can be reached at [email protected]

Off the Record: gender neutral bathrooms and men who can’t donate blood

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October 27, 2018

This week on Off the Record, Rachael Bayuk, Rayanne Painter and Brooke Martin talk about the necessity of general neutral bathrooms needed on campus and the men who can't donate blood during the blood...

America’s conversation about sexual assault is disgusting

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October 12, 2018

Don't be persuaded, this is unacceptable behavior.Kevin Jackson, Brett Kavanaugh and Donald Trump have many things in common. But, the most disgustingly profound thing is their recent treatment of survivors....

Place those hands where we can see them

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October 10, 2018

Since we were kids, there has always been a lack of knowledge on the topic of sexual assault. But without a doubt, it is generally assumed it is done by a man. Given our prevalent cultural understanding...

The male package: one size doesn’t fit all

Sergio Delgado says size does not matter, it is about how you use it. Photo credit: Karen Limones
October 9, 2018

Put those rulers and growth pills away because we don’t care what your penis size is.Our society is obsessed with appearance, looks and being perceived as ‘sexy’. At least five million...

Period Sex; don’t knock it till you try it

Period Sex; don't knock it till you try it
September 4, 2018

Sex is bound to get messy. Bodily fluids, lube and sweat are all mixed up in heavy breathing, tangled hair and hey- maybe you break some furniture once in a while. This is no surprise as sex brings back...

‘An apple a day’ more than just healthy

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March 13, 2016

About a year and half ago I was going through a time when my labido was in overdrive, and for the life of me I didn't know why.I started looking into what I was eating to see if that had anything to do...

Men feel pressure to have perfect bodies too

Illustration by Darian Maroney
April 12, 2015

When people use the phrase “standards of beauty,” it is more than likely that they think of women and the various ways media and society create these standards.And it's true. There are a lot...

Men could learn a lot by taking women’s studies classes

Illustration by Trevor Moore
January 31, 2015

I walked into the first session of my "Women’s Health" class this semester and again experienced disappointment. Besides me, there was one other guy in the room. I’ve taken four classes in...

Men, imagine the burden of birth control

October 31, 2014

"Johnathan Monroe? Dr. Gordon will see you now," a nurse announced. He stood up, palms sweating as he followed the nurse into one of the offices. This was his first visit to the gynecologist. His girlfriend...

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