Episode #4: Sex Under Pressure

Hard and Soft

Sex, for many of us, is scary. But sex for people with anxiety? Absolutely terrifying. In this episode, Chris and Josh chat with Alyssa Liu, a meme-lovin’, shit-posting third-year student and ASUC Senator at UC Berkeley, as they talk about combating anxiety in the streets and in the sheets. Thank you
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The friendzone myth

2 cents on 2 sides

“When did you friendzone me?” one of my housemates asked, implying with his question that there was a time in the past when I was down for the dick. “Uhh, the first day I met you,” I replied, feeling uncomfortable with the cop-out concept of the word “friendzone.” “That’s so
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When your lectures are webcast as television shows

It’s about that time in the semester when midterms are in full steam. And besides copious amounts of stress and anxiety building up, the lack of time to eat and sleep have also resulted in extreme hunger and tiredness. Every fiber of your being is telling you to hit the
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‘Hey, can you watch my stuff?’

We’ve all been there. You’re studying for your midterm in the library and, after drinking two large Peet’s coffees and an iced tea from Caffe Strada, you realize that your studies will have to be abruptly interrupted by a quick bathroom break. After avoiding the urge for a good seven
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A tasty sip of anti-anxiety: MeloMelo Kava Bar

Main Character: Rami Kayali, a South Florida native with a vibe that makes one assume the word “vibe” is of frequent use to him. Place: MeloMelo Kava Bar. Props: Two wooden bowls filled with a murky liquid. I am sitting in a room that can only be described as chill.
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Why we hate icebreakers

Icebreakers, though meant to facilitate interactions, oftentimes create more tension and discomfort than awkward silences do. People in a group should try to get to know one another but should do so on their own terms. Introverts and extroverts alike don’t jump at icebreaker suggestions, and here is why.   1. They
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4 quick and easy ways to become more stressed

“Oh my God, I’m so stressed” is a phrase we’ve all uttered an exhausting number of times, whether it be caused by the impending doom of midterms or an overflow of backlogged homework assignments and essays. Stress Awareness Day on April 16 this year is meant to encourage taking a break
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Picks of the Week

Couldn’t afford Coachella tickets? Go celebrate the blossoming of cherries instead! The 48th annual Cherry Blossom Festival will occur over the next two weekends in San Francisco’s Japantown. Check out all the performances and exhibits that make this festival so well known — the best part is that most events
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Picks of the Week

tUnE-yArDs, the brainchild of musician Merrill Garbus, sounds about as self-aware as Ted Cruz. The music project’s beats ostensibly cater to those of the perpetually strung-out variety — but also to the twee and the defensively bohemian and the young and merry who siphon energy off the very notion of
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