The Orion

Princes, stop saving the damsel in distress

Illustration by Katherine Kurz Photo credit: Katherine Kurz

Elizabeth Ernster

September 1, 2015

When I was 13 years old, I was told over and over again that one day I would find the perfect guy for me. He was going to be able to build me up in ways that I could not. While this thought can be a wonderful one, it is can also be harmful, harmful in that it created a pattern of thinking within myself. It pushed me to believe that any love interest could pote...

A señor’s fresh perspective on love

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Miles Inserra

May 11, 2015

In all of its facets, age is a puzzling concept. As I mature, the idea confounds me more. Still, I have my moments when I stop thinking so damn hard and everything makes sense: Age is experience. This is my sole reason to believe it is appropriate for a senior in college to date a freshman in college, bu...

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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