The Orion

‘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...

Emotional responses to sex are normal

Emotional responses to sex are normal

Joann Chevaillier and Bobbie Rae Jones

March 1, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Strong emotional responses tend to make people feel uncomfortable. I feel embarrassed talking about it, but I have been overcome by my emotions after sex more than once. The most recent time was at the end of a very stressful week. I was hopeful that having sex would help alleviate some of the stres...

Find the right fetish for you

Find the right fetish for you

Joann Chevaillier and Bobbie Rae Jones

February 22, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I reflect on how I will have a better understanding of certain fetishes after this experience as I sit anxiously waiting for what's going to happen. My friend starts to tell me that he is going to tie my wrist and the type of knot it will be. He proceeds to take a piece of rope that looks like para...

Redhead redemption

Redhead redemption

Sam Rios

February 12, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The concept of redheads becoming extinct seems to be a funny anecdote. However, there is proof that this is actually a serious issue.Researchers at ScotlandsDNA estimate that redheads could be extinct in a couple hundred years as a result of climate change.It is crucial to know that red hair is a hereditary ...

No shame in the solo game

No shame in the solo game

Joann Chevaillier

February 11, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I can still remember the time my mom caught me. I was young, still in elementary school. She came in the bathroom and found me masturbating. I can still see the look of shame and shock she gave me. After collecting herself my mom asked what I was doing. My reply was not an answer but, “It feels go...

Playing on the edge

Playing on the edge

February 3, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

I keep trying to get my printer to work. It’s incredibly frustrating. I have changed the ink. I have even restarted it, but the little screen keeps telling me there is an issue with the ink. Finally I get it to start working, and a wave of relief comes over me as the pages spill out of the tray. This...

Safe sex, cheaper than the alternative

Safe sex, cheaper than the alternative

January 24, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m warm and cuddled up in my bed as I look at the clock in large red numbers reading 4:12 a.m. I stumble down the stairs in my apartment and into the bathroom. I miss the last step twisting my ankle giggling to myself, "Well now there are two reasons for the Ibuprofen." Last night was fun, go...

A new level of siblinghood

A new level of siblinghood

December 13, 2015


Filed under Features

Whether you’ve heard the term or not, “Eskimo” brothesr or sisters is a commonly talked about subject in college culture. The Urban Dictionary definition of an Eskimo brother is when two men have had sex with the same woman, and an Eskimo sister is when two women have had sex with th...

One-night stands: The good, the bad, the ugly

One-night stands: The good, the bad, the ugly

December 3, 2015


Filed under Features

One-night stands: The awkward, thrilling, scandalous story of many college students’ lives. The majority of people I know experience one-night stands on their nights out and I think it’s becoming a major staple in our sexual culture today.The thing about one-night stands is you have to accept them for what they are...

Sexual destinations: Where will you be taken next?

Sexual destinations: Where will you be taken next?

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

November 10, 2015


Filed under Features

The type of sex you have is dependent on certain elements: the who, what, where, when and how. I’ve decided to take a closer look at the “where” part of the whole thing and how it affects one’s sexual experience. Many people I know have not yet explored the world of sex outside of a bed, w...

Sex and heartbreak

Sex and heartbreak

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

September 21, 2015


Filed under Features

As a sex columnist, I feel somewhat obliged to only write about the positives of sex and portraying it as one of the, if not the most, fun and exciting activities one could partake in. Even though I strongly believe sex is both of those things, I also know there are negatives that come along with the sexual world....

Clothes during sex aren’t always bad

Clothes during sex aren’t always bad

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

September 14, 2015


Filed under Features

Do you ever find yourself sitting around thinking of ways to spice up your sex life or making the whole process more sexy? If you do, then lingerie is your answer.I feel like the term “lingerie” always comes with a negative stigma— a word reserved for the costumes that porn stars, ...

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