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Got Consent? Be SU.R.E.

English version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2mkm3KGbn4&feature=youtu.be Spanish version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZFoXqlZmKI&feature=youtu.be   The Got Consent? Be SU.R.E. campaign is releasing a series of public service announcements educating students on the importance of sexual consent on the Syracuse University campus. Through teaming up with Professor Andy Robinson, who teaches Television and Radio Film courses at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, these PSAs… Continue reading Got Consent? Be SU.R.E.

Student Life

Even on Halloween, She’s Still #NotAskingForIt

It’s that time of year again. The Hall of Languages is lit up in purple and “Hocus Pocus” is on every night on ABC Family. Halloween rolls around every October, but as the years pass us by, so too does the culture of the holiday. When you’re a little kid, Halloween is all about scary… Continue reading Even on Halloween, She’s Still #NotAskingForIt

Sex + Relationships · Student Life

Hooking Up vs. Looking for Love

Some students may be under the impression that college is all about hooking-up. If you were virginal and innocent in high school, you most likely aren’t after your first month or two at SU. It’s hard to ignore the rumors and whispers about who hooked up with who at what party, and of course the… Continue reading Hooking Up vs. Looking for Love

General Health · Sex + Relationships · Student Life

Don’t Kill My (Sex) Drive

It’s only natural for the human body to want sex. Countless studies prove the act to be an effective way to shed calories, strengthen your immune system, and even reduce depression and pump up your mood. However, it is also natural for there to be some days where you have no physical desire to have… Continue reading Don’t Kill My (Sex) Drive

Sex + Relationships

Dos and Don’ts of Friends with Benefits

In college, it is inevitable that you will have at least one friend that you are more than friends with. You’re not in a relationship, but you’re clearly not just friends. These friends with benefits can be rewarding, but at the same time can lead to some sticky situations. So how do you keep the… Continue reading Dos and Don’ts of Friends with Benefits

Sex + Relationships

More Time Apart, More Sex

Who isn’t trying to improve their sex life with their significant other? I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “distance makes the heart grow fonder,” and according to a recent survey, it’s true. The survey, completed in the United Kingdom, proved that couples who spend at least one night apart a month, have sex more frequently… Continue reading More Time Apart, More Sex

Sex + Relationships

Spotlight: The Morning-After Pill

At the beginning of this month, a judge in New York City demanded removal of the age restriction on the morning-after pill birth control prescription. The consequential legal battle has raised the following question: Is it ethical to give girls under the age of 17 access to the morning-after pill, or are these individuals not… Continue reading Spotlight: The Morning-After Pill

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Quiz Time: Are You Ready to Start Dating Again?

Whether you just got out of a relationship or have been single for a while, make sure that before you start texting a new guy, you take this quick quiz to see if you’re ready to enter the dating scene again. Write down your answers and grade your quiz at the end. Be honest with yourself!… Continue reading Quiz Time: Are You Ready to Start Dating Again?

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My Not-Quite Boyfriend: The Ups and Downs of Friends with Benefits

It’s convenient, stress-free, and kind of exciting. It doesn’t require you to spend hours getting ready, to type cutesy text messages, or to spend money that you don’t have on flowers and dinner at a fancy restaurant. Engaging in a “friends with benefits” relationship can be ideal for college students, most of whom have not… Continue reading My Not-Quite Boyfriend: The Ups and Downs of Friends with Benefits

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HIV-awareness vital to high-risk communities

One HIV-positive college student’s take on life and the importance of educating Black and Latino communities By Shavon S. Greene Grissel Ganados, a senior sociology major at the University of California-Santa Barbra was diagnosed with HIV at the age of five. She was infected as an infant through breast milk, while her mother caught HIV… Continue reading HIV-awareness vital to high-risk communities