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The O Face: Drinking to mingle

Rachel Reyes // October 16, 2016

Some people drink to have fun with friends, some to suppress emotions, some to fit in and some most importantly to have sex. It’s portrayed in films, TV shows, social media and commercials. Sex and...

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The O Face: When ‘sexpectations’ lack

Lorinda Sasan and David Molina // September 26, 2016

What’s the first step in becoming a god/goddess in the bedroom? Perhaps it’s recognizing that you’re not as good at it as you think. Too many people engaging in casual sex are ultimately unsatisfied....

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The O-Face: Beware of hickeys

Emma Vidak-Benjamin // August 30, 2015

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...

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Back to school, back to hooking up

Emma Vidak-Benjamin // August 24, 2015

The weekend night party is an all too familiar scene involving the inevitable hookup. It's an exciting feeling when the party is coming to a close, but you know the night isn't quite over yet.With students...

Nicole DiLorenzo and Mike O'Hehir vacation together after finding each other on the mobile application, Tinder. Photo courtesy of Nicole DiLorenzo.

One in a million swipes to the right

Kameryn Whipple // August 24, 2015

More than a year and a half ago, Chico State student Hailey Erickson made the decision to swipe right. Recently, she has made the decision to move in with the same man that she swiped right for. Erickson...

The O-Face: Handling hookup culture

Michael Karp // February 19, 2014

As a single person, a one-night stand is a constant possibility when going out over the weekend. Welcome to Chico’s hookup culture. In this town and at this school, we live in a culture that is very...

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