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Sex on Tuesday

rizza-estacio_online

Content warning: sexual violence I was 7 when my dad hit me for the first time, and I learned it’s always best to shut the fuck up. I was in my second year at UC Berkeley, and I had spent a year away from my restrictive family, away from their
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Michelle Zheng

Sleeping with knives

Sex on Tuesday

Brandishing a steak knife against her neck, he told her his intent to slit her throat open. He pulled out a blindfold and tied it tightly around her head.
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Catherine Straus_online1

Would you rather: sex or love?

2 cents on 2 sides

When I tell friends the tale of my summer romance, it seemed torn out of a Nicholas Sparks novel: In the beautiful city of Cambridge, a liberal California girl falls for a Southern, conservative, Ivy League boy who folds her clothes before they fall asleep together in a cuddling position
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Kelsi Krandel_online

Back to his place

(In)secure

Friday night found me, as it often does, at a fraternity house. The room smelled like sweat and cheap alcohol, and the floors were sticky with Keystone Light. Across the room from a table littered with empty Solo cups, the two of us swayed our hips next to each other
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Tami Sharma_online

Reclaiming my voice

Breathe in. Open your mouth. Exhale. Exert your vocal chords. Silence. It’s all too familiar a feeling to lose your voice. You cheered too much at the concert or game last night. You have a sore throat. Maybe you just drank or smoked too much. Losing your voice doesn’t always
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State audit of sexual assault procedures findings troubling, not surprising

Survivors of assault and people who have been following this story as it unfolds at 55 campuses across the country were likely not surprised to learn that the process of reporting and processing these cases is very flawed. The report found that people in authority who were in a position to receive the first notice that an assault had taken place, including athletic staff personnel and resident advisers, were not properly trained on how to get that information to the right people. What can be extrapolated from this data is that more training is needed at many levels of the university system, as well as transparency on the workings and timeline of a sexual assault accusation.
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Vi-Nguyen-online

Condom sense

This has been a long time coming, but here are some safer-sex tips that are often forgotten in the heat of the moment (and that you probably didn’t learn in high school).
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