The Orion

Teens plagued by caring disease

Illustration by Katherine Kurz Photo credit: Katherine Kurz

Elizabeth Ernster

August 26, 2015

A person wakes up at 3 a.m. from a buzzing on their phone. Three text messages, two missed calls and one voicemail that all happen to be from the same person. Feelings of irritation rush over because they are tired of people always checking up on them. Society has created a stigma around the idea of c...

The O-Face: Rid relationships of insecurity

Michael Karp Photo credit: Kasey Judge

Michael Karp

April 1, 2014

Insecurities can hinder your sex life and other parts of a relationship. It can happen in a committed or casual relationship.   The 2013 winter break was the first extended period of time that I spent away from my girlfriend. It was also when I first felt any type of relationship inse...

Love is losing its leverage

Prin Mayowa

Prin Mayowa

March 6, 2014

Love is no longer a hot commodity. In fact, I'm sure you can buy it from a vending machine in Japan now. The four-letter word of affection has become something so mundane that it no longer has its flash or appeal.Times have drastically changed in terms of how concise speech is. Years ago, saying "I love yo...

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