The Orion

Yes, I consent … but to what?

Yes, I consent … but to what?

Joann Chevaillier

March 27, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A friend and I had a session, where sex is not necessarily involved but a side of our needs are met. It could be a need for control or a need for punishment, but it helps to allow a part of one's self to have release that otherwise is not met in our daily lives. This experience brought up a great po...

Feminism is my favorite F word

Feminism is my favorite F word

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

March 22, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Feminism: “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes.” A large majority of the college-aged population is not able to understand this simple definition of the term. Instead, people almost run away from it, giving the word and the movement itself a negative connot...

Let’s talk kinky, baby

Let’s talk kinky, baby

Joann Chevaillier

March 20, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

This past year has been an interesting exploration for me. I have been actively enjoying my sexuality and exploring my fantasies along with experiencing some things that are considered kinky. Some of these things would have seemed taboo or shameful when looking at different fantasies from a vanilla sex or vanilla frame of mind. This was a very ha...

‘An apple a day’ more than just healthy

‘An apple a day’ more than just healthy

Joann Chevaillier

March 13, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

About a year and half ago I was going through a time when my labido was in overdrive, and for the life of me I didn't know why.I started looking into what I was eating to see if that had anything to do with my sex drive. I was mostly eating local foods I could find at the farmers market. The first foo...

Rock makes a bang at the Oscars

Rock makes a bang at the Oscars

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

March 8, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Many of you probably tuned in Feb. 28 to the 88th Academy Awards, commonly known as the Oscars. The show was hosted by stand-up comedian and black rights activist Chris Rock, who had no problem speaking out about the race controversy in this year’s nominations. Rock made multiple comments, beginni...

Don’t stress: Keys to a healthy sex drive

Don’t stress: Keys to a healthy sex drive

Joann Chevaillier

March 6, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As students we have many responsibilities that can create stress. Stress can cause some frustrating issues, like affecting a person's sex drive. Lately all my different responsibilities have been making me crazy and making me miss my down time. This rise of different activities can affect how well...

Documentaries: a new frontier

Documentaries: a new frontier

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

March 2, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

There’s an extremely underrated movie genre that people need to start taking note of: documentaries. Documentaries can be considered almost superior to any other genres that we mindlessly search through on Netflix. Audiences need to indulge in films that go out of the boundaries of their usual comf...

General education classes ruin learning

General education classes ruin learning

Jeff Guzman

February 28, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Right around the time I was finishing high school, there was one piece of information about college that every adult filled me in on. Everyone claimed that a benefit about college is it’s not like high school where you have to take algebra when you would rather learn about English literature. Yo...

Political correctness kills conversation

Political correctness kills conversation

Jeff Guzman

February 20, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Over the past couple years there has been a surge in a new culture. This culture, known as the politically correct culture, has been given a strong voice in the public eye recently, especially on college campuses. While most people would like to believe that this is good, that this sparks a ...

Queen B doesn’t deserve to be dethroned

Queen B doesn’t deserve to be dethroned

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

February 14, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last week, Beyoncé released her most recent and extremely controversial “Formation” music video that seems to be rubbing people the wrong way. The video was released Saturday, Feb. 6 and she performed the song at the Super Bowl halftime show on Feb. 7. The video received heavy backlash ...

The importance of being introverted

The importance of being introverted

January 26, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

There is real value in spending time with others. There is a certain joy and feeling of fulfillment when with friends. It’s so easy to get wrapped up in all the partying. Or all the lounging around with friends on the weekends. In college especially you can get lured into putting off homework for the...

Opinions: obnoxious and obsolete

Opinions: obnoxious and obsolete

January 24, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In 2016 the Internet will witness rising amounts of personal blogs and colloquial columns, the increasing platformization of casual and profuse opinions from the digital megaphone that is the ever more accessible journalistic web. Meaning, a lot of stupid shit from a lot of stupid people is about to...

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