The Orion

The O Face: Sex work not such a risky business

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November 16, 2016

It’s been called the oldest profession in the world. It is estimated that over one million people living in the U.S. are sex workers. With the exception of Nevada, sex work is currently illegal, making...

Biphobia a real problem

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October 27, 2016

The United States has come a long way with LGBTQ rights. Over a year ago the Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states. LGBTQ people see more representation in the media with active...

Eating disorders in college are on the rise

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October 24, 2016

The years spent in college are pivotal for the future. Eating disorders plague many college-aged men and women. The university should provide more support for these individuals. Currently, the...

Selfies promote self-confidence

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October 13, 2016

Selfies are described as narcissistic and less appealing when viewed by outsiders while the subjects taking selfies rate their own photos as more appealing, according to an article published in the journal...

The O Face: Call me daddy

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October 11, 2016

Pet name noun: a name that is used instead of a someone’s usual first name to express fondness or familiarity. Familiar pet names used include baby, sweetheart, honey, angel, sugar, darling and daddy....

Is it time to define the relationship?

October 8, 2016

Millennials are scared of commitment. The dating culture has seen a shift in recent decades. A combination of being the generation that grew up with the highest divorce rates and emphasis on continuing...

The O Face: When ‘sexpectations’ lack

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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....

The WREC needs to work out the dress code

The WREC needs to work out the dress code
September 19, 2016

The Wildcat Recreation Center is a place where students are supposed to feel comfortable with their bodies, as they rock their workout, but seems that more students are left feeling embarrassed.Multiple...

Why are you still hanging on?

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September 9, 2016

Love is a drug. It's scientifically proven. When we become close with another person our body releases oxytocin and dopamine. They create good feelings giving us a literal high from being around them....

It’s a Jungle Out There

It's a Jungle Out There
September 9, 2016

Have you ever watched an Animal Planet documentary? One where the film crew is somewhere deep in the African Serengeti following a pack of Hyenas as they hunt. There’s usually a tight shot of a gazelle,...

Perks of a Summer Fling

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August 22, 2016

This summer was the first in a long time where I've been single. According to a myriad of Cosmo articles and the personal testaments of my single friends, summer is the best season to be sans-significant...

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