Going down to Chinatown

Sex on Tuesday

Whether the stereotype is the geisha girl, the China doll or the concubine, East Asian women have been hypersexualized and fantasized to be submissive, domestic and coquettish by Western media for quite some time now. Cio-Cio San kills herself in Giaconomo Puccini’s opera “Madama Butterfly” when her lover, the white
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Some clearer thoughts on superficiailty

I don’t normally do this because, frankly, I don’t care enough to, but I really would like to clarify something. Recently, I wrote a piece about superficiality in the world of casual sex, and included a personal anecdote. Unfortunately, I’ve realized, after a friend told me about some his teammates’
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Did I just have sex?

While browsing a blog, I found an interesting post in which the author re-examined the definition of “having sex.” In part of the piece, she recounted how she struggled with defining her first attempt at losing her virginity and whether or not it counted as sex (she didn’t actually have
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Sleeping with the 1 percent

With unemployment rates at an all-time high and with college tuition continuing to inflate, students are faced with the conundrum of what to do once May comes around and they find themselves jobless and drowning in student loans. Some people bite the dreaded bullet and return to their vapid suburban
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I can be superficial if I want to

Being superficial is wrong. You shouldn’t pick your friends based on their looks (trust me, there are tons to gorgeous bitchy girls and hunky assholes around). You shouldn’t be mean to people because you don’t think they’re good looking enough to deserve your kindness. Many would also argue that you
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With my kindest regards

Sex on Tuesday

To the guy who blew me off last Friday: Hi. I hope your Friday was a blast. After not seeing you for months, I called you the other day to hang out because I wanted to catch up. It’s been a while. I wanted to share my summer adventures in
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Trojan gives us a grade – on sexual health

We’re in school — yay! And we get grades — yay again! So why not get another one? Trojan (“America’s #1 condom”) came out with its annual Sexual Health Report Card and gave us here at UC Berkeley another, you guessed it, grade. The good news: we went from being
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Breaking the looking glass

Sex on Tuesday

When I was 7, I saw Carolyn Murphy on the cover of Vogue and thought that she was the most beautiful creature that I had ever laid my eyes upon. When I was 15, I kissed a girl, even though I knew I liked guys, because I felt comfortable with
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Free condoms on Upper Sproul!

Ok, for those of you who actually know me, you already know how excited I get when free condoms are being conveniently given out. This girl has yet to spend money on condoms — and let’s keep it that way. So of course I decided to come back to Upper
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Thoughts on “relationship sex”

Alright, I’m sure that many of you that have read some of my previous stuff have decided that I’m a heartless, immoral, unethical, irresponsible, slutty nympho. Or something along those lines. However, there is more to me than those 400-word snippets you read semi-regularly. A couple of weeks ago, I
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