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Losing your virginity might be more about peer pressure than readiness

Losing your virginity might be more about peer pressure than readiness

Nicte Hernandez

February 20, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Growing up, we are all exposed to sexuality at a young age through sex ed classes, older siblings and even PG-13 movies. What we learn depends on our individual experiences and those guiding us, especially when it comes to thinking about having sex for the first time. Depending on our environme...

Pornography may cause trouble in the bedroom

Pornography may cause trouble in the bedroom

Grant Schmieding

February 4, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Today, online pornography reaches a vast range of people. Anyone with access to the Internet can expose themselves to more sexual stimulation than their genitals can handle.Everyone knows how it feels to be a little pre-pubescent bucket of hormones. That being said, overexposure to vast archives of aggres...

Naughty gifts for people on your nice list

Naughty gifts for people on your nice list

Rachel Reyes

November 27, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

The holiday season has finally arrived and the rush that comes with finding the perfect gift is just around the corner.While many students are busy with studying for finals and in a hurry to put their lives together, it’s no question why that rush comes days before Christmas.When people think abo...

College students and sex interests

College students and sex interests

Rachel Reyes

October 31, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

At this point in our lives, I’m pretty sure that most people have seen or at least heard of the TV show called Strange Addictions. If you haven’t, let’s just say some people are into weird, crazy stuff. And by weird, I mean really weird.Fetishes are a pretty common topic for people to...

Drunk sex: Let’s get it up, literally

Drunk sex: Let’s get it up, literally

Rachel Reyes

October 16, 2017


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Let’s be real — the two greatest pleasures in the world are margaritas and orgasms. Ok, maybe not exactly the two greatest pleasures but having crazy, drunk sex feels great, for many. Until a guy can't get an erection.It’s great and all, but let’s think about this.Clothes are being thrown...

So, what’s the deal with sex on drugs?

So, what’s the deal with sex on drugs?

Kendall George

September 27, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion

Let's talk about drugs. Sex. Both, together, at the same time. Most recreational drugs are illegal, and we don't overlook the use of them, but simply want to educate for harm reduction. People are experimenting, it's necessary to inform. There are four main drugs that college students might experiment wit...

Sexual education forgets masturbation

Sexual education forgets masturbation

Sophia Robledo-Borowy

May 7, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Sex is a prevalent topic as soon as puberty hits. However, fulfilling sexual desires on your own through masturbation is rarely discussed. Self-exploration through masturbation has the potential to reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, along with a handful of other health benefits,...

STDs are being ignored

STDs are being ignored

Rachel Reyes

April 25, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

While the social atmosphere ranges differently from campus to campus, at Chico State, the social life and hookup culture is universal and plays a huge part to some degree in a student’s lifestyle. Despite being a significant part of the college experience, there is also a caution that needs to ...

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...

Porn is damaging the nation

Porn is damaging the nation

Evan Roberts and Dongyoung Won

November 8, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In 2013, 70 percent of men and 30 percent of women viewed porn. In the same year, 30 percent of the data sent across the internet was from porn websites. Those same websites garnered more monthly users than Amazon, Twitter and Netflix combined. Whatever your views on pornography are, it is a fact tha...

The O Face: Drinking to mingle

The O Face: Drinking to mingle

Rachel Reyes

October 16, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

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 alcohol go hand-in-hand in today’s younger generation. When referring to hookup culture, it’s...

The O Face: Call me daddy

The O Face: Call me daddy

Lorinda Sasan

October 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

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. If that last one grossed you out, you’re not alone. I believe people misunderstand the da...

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