The end of intimacy

Sex on Tuesday

I had forgotten how important making out is toward feeling hot and remaining stable. If I must live through this moment, I’d prefer to do so with hickeys.
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If this is you, your Tinder needs an intervention

No one jumps on the chance to admit that he or she engages in the infamous phone app Tinder due to its negative connotations, which often include superficiality and facilitating casual sex. Despite its seemingly shallow appearance-based matching process, its popularity does not cease, and UC Berkeley’s campus is no
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The number dilemma

Sex on Tuesday

In every relationship I’ve had, the conversation at some point turns to talk of “the number.” As I’m sure you all know, this is the infamous number of sexual partners, a number not only used to determine your sexual prowess but also used to judge whether you’re a slutty vixen
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Hookup: The search for satisfaction

This is the fourth and final installment in a four-part series exploring UC Berkeley’s “hookup culture.” Students’ names have been changed or withheld in order to protect their privacy and foster honest conversation. While the hookup culture at UC Berkeley is viewed differently by everyone in the campus community, the
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A case for speechlessness

Off the Beat: Sex on Tuesday

I’m not the mysterious type. I’m never short on words. Actually, someone should muzzle me. But in bed, dirty talk isn’t all too high on my list since I wasn’t raised to talk with my mouth full. When I was hooking up with a co-worker, our off hours were spent
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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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