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Period Sex; don’t knock it till you try it

Period Sex; don’t knock it till you try it

Rayanne Painter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Opinion, Video

Sex is bound to get messy. Bodily fluids, lube and sweat are all mixed up in heavy breathing, tangled hair and hey- maybe you break some furniture once in a while. This is no surprise as sex brings back a primal instinct that mostly all humans have. Except for those who don’t like sex, which is cool...

Faking it

Faking it

Kendall George

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

People don't like it, but it happens. Faking it. Orgasms, that is. Whether you're guilty of it or you've caught your partner in the act, it can hurt someone's self-esteem, trust in relationships and overall satisfaction in bed.There seems to be a stigma when it comes to "finishing" when having sex. If i...

Songs to get it on

Songs to get it on

Kendall George

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

What are your sexy-time jams? Whether you’re hooking up after a Friday night out, sharing an anniversary with the person you love or experiencing the fascinating act of having sex for the first time, we’ve got you covered. Always get consent from your partner before you do anything sexual related...

Long distance relationships don’t work in college

Long distance relationships don’t work in college

Danielle Cortes

August 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Long distance relationships are difficult. Short distance relationships are difficult. All relationships are difficult. Even though there are those few rare couples who make it work, you are creating your own journey by moving away to college. Creating your own journey will force you to make some hard decisio...

The O Face: Exhibitionism

The O Face: Exhibitionism

Lorinda Sasan

December 6, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

If there was any one time to indulge in risqué sexual behavior, college would be it.     The sexual revolution of the post-Vietnam Era changed the way Americans expressed themselves sexually, with more people abstaining from traditional values in favor of the sexual freedom that the...

Adult playgrounds: A glance at sex toys

Adult playgrounds: A glance at sex toys

Sophia Xepoleas

April 26, 2015


Filed under Features

I felt like a kid in a candy store. They came in different shapes and sizes and my options seemed endless. It was a playground full of enticing paraphernalia, and it was a sex columnist’s dream. Sex shops embrace the social taboo and offers items for any niche or fetish. I have visited a handful of...

Diary of a pair of twins

Diary of a pair of twins

Sophia Xepoleas

March 23, 2015


Filed under Features

It's hot, muggy and crowded in here. Our owner only lets us out for fresh air a couple of times a day, and when it’s hot out, we can barely stand to be stuck inside of our enclosure. We just hang here day in and day out, sometimes with no support whatsoever. And the worst part is — strange, cre...

Putting up walls can thwart real emotional connection

Putting up walls can thwart real emotional connection

Sophia Xepoleas

March 16, 2015


Filed under Features

Your 20s are an interesting time. So far, my experience has proven to be one of immense personal growth and understanding. But I recently ran into a conflict when I became close with a group of guys that live a few apartments down. This relationship quickly evolved from small talk between strangers...

Etiquette lesson: Having sex while roommates are home

Etiquette lesson: Having sex while roommates are home

Sophia Xepoleas

March 9, 2015


Filed under Features

Your hormones are raging, your blood is pumping and you're ready to go. You're about to be taken down a road of sexual exploration and are nothing short of pumped. You're about to enter pound town. Population: you and your plus one. But then it dawns on you. Your roommates are home. Roommates ...

Coming to grips: They’re just not that into you

Coming to grips: They’re just not that into you

Sophia Xepoleas

March 2, 2015


Filed under Features

There seems to be a sweeping epidemic in the world of prospective dating. I’m referring to the blatant obliviousness that occurs when people refuse to see what is right in front of their eyes. We all have those friends who do not get it. They wait around for a text all day and when it never ...

How you doin’?: The art of using pickup lines

How you doin’?: The art of using pickup lines

Sophia Xepoleas

February 9, 2015


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

Men and women are two very different beings, and no matter how hard we try there is a good chance that we will never fully understand each other. So when it comes time to intermingle and make impressions, is there really a right way to go about it? Should we compromise our character in order t...

Staying single in college: Benefits of flying solo

Staying single in college: Benefits of flying solo

Sophia Xepoleas

February 2, 2015


Filed under Features

You sense an alarming stare burning into the core of your soul from across the bar. Glancing over at your significant other, you realize that this accusatory stare is due to the rather extended and intimate conversation that you’ve been having with another member of the opposite sex. You gl...

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