The Orion

Letter to: My fellow ‘good’ men

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Alex Grant

October 10, 2018

Dear men, After Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court last Friday, it's clear, now more than ever, that it's time for men to step up. Just being a 'good' guy isn't good enough anymore. It's time to start calling out our friends who cat call, who grab people without consent and who ta...

Trusting friends with partners

Photo credit: Bobbie Rae Jones

Joann Chevaillier

May 1, 2016

Many of us have no problem trusting our friends with anything that we see as ours: swimsuits, water bottles, cars and more. A question I often find myself asking is can I trust my friends with my partner?A while back I had a friend that would go after a guy even if I admitted that I liked him. She would...

Etiquette lesson: Having sex while roommates are home

Illustration by J.Q. Hammer

Sophia Xepoleas

March 9, 2015

Your hormones are raging, your blood is pumping and you're ready to go. You're about to be taken down a road of sexual exploration and are nothing short of pumped. You're about to enter pound town. Population: you and your plus one. But then it dawns on you. Your roommates are home. Roommates ...

Learning about personal space and respecting boundaries

Illustration by Darian Maroney

Prin Mayowa

January 20, 2014

Making friends is always tough. It usually takes a lot of going out on a limb to meet new people. In college, some people swear by the idea of "The more, the merrier!" That, and the less money you’ll have to pitch in when the weekends come around. Getting a great group of friends together...

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