The Orion

Condoms: the ins and outs

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Rachael Bayuk

November 5, 2018

Americans as a group aren't using condoms. According to Statista, only 36 million consumers said they were using condoms, while 285 million admitted they were not using condoms. Now the question is, why are we as a whole not using condoms? We think raw sex feels better.It doesn't, you are just using the wr...

The O Face: The decline in condoms use

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Rachel Reyes and David Molina

October 29, 2016

When first-years moved into their new halls, some resident advisors welcomed them with lanyards, water bottles, coupons to restaurants or my personal favorite: free condoms. One of the most freeing things to do while in college is having the ability to explore and live life according to one’s own...

Parents’ guide to student care packages

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Jake Hutchison

October 7, 2015

Your child is entering the brave new world known as college. This transition is to be one of the proudest, scariest and expensive moments in a parent's life. It's perfectly natural to worry about your first-year student. Are they fully prepared? One of the ways parents can gain some peace of mind is through the various care packages you can send...

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