The Orion

The best way to confront a fear is to conquer it

The best way to confront a fear is to conquer it

December 5, 2015


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There comes a time in every person’s sexual career when they must finally face a fear. Depending on the person, each fear can be wildly different and unique. When I say “fear,” I’m referring to those big, scary “imagine if” scenarios that we discuss with our friends w...

One-night stands: The good, the bad, the ugly

One-night stands: The good, the bad, the ugly

December 3, 2015


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One-night stands: The awkward, thrilling, scandalous story of many college students’ lives. The majority of people I know experience one-night stands on their nights out and I think it’s becoming a major staple in our sexual culture today.The thing about one-night stands is you have to accept them for what they are...

Oral sex: The land of inequality

Oral sex: The land of inequality

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

October 18, 2015


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When it comes to oral sex, I think it’s safe to say that men and women are held to different expectations and pressures in bed. As a girl, I’ve felt a little shortchanged, and I don’t see an equal amount of giving and receiving surrounding oral sex.Reflecting on my sexual experiences, I can recall getting...

Morning encounters of the young and awkward

Morning encounters of the young and awkward

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

October 12, 2015


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Rolling over in bed the morning after a wild night out can be met with surprise, shock, awe or enjoyment. Whatever happened the night before, you’re now in another person’s bed and the looming presence of the morning is upon you. The morning after can be a complicated dynamic, and I’ve...

Mood of the night

Mood of the night

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

October 4, 2015


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Although science has proven it false that different types of alcohol actually affect you in different ways, we all have the stories and nights to show that we do indeed feel different effects-- even if it just is our mind playing tricks on us. Drinking certain types of alcohol can greatly change the course of a person’s n...

Sex and heartbreak

Sex and heartbreak

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

September 21, 2015


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As a sex columnist, I feel somewhat obliged to only write about the positives of sex and portraying it as one of the, if not the most, fun and exciting activities one could partake in. Even though I strongly believe sex is both of those things, I also know there are negatives that come along with the sexual world....

Clothes during sex aren’t always bad

Clothes during sex aren’t always bad

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

September 14, 2015


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Do you ever find yourself sitting around thinking of ways to spice up your sex life or making the whole process more sexy? If you do, then lingerie is your answer.I feel like the term “lingerie” always comes with a negative stigma— a word reserved for the costumes that porn stars, ...

The O-Face: Beware of hickeys

The O-Face: Beware of hickeys

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

August 30, 2015


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You wake up the next morning and make your way to the bathroom, peeping at yourself in the mirror when you see those big, dark bruises staring back at you from your neck. That’s right, I’m talking hickeys— the unfortunate and dark (pun intended) side of hooking up. Receiving hickeys ...

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