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Top 10 Sex Tips for First Year College Students

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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photo from Colgate University For many young men and women, this week marks the start of a new chapter of life — one of higher learning, critical thinking, problem solving, horizon broadening, and lots and lots of casual bonking. It’s a whole new world of unchaperoned independence and freedom combined with 18-year-old hormones — which [...]

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Our Commencement Advice to Grads

Monday, June 11, 2012

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In his recent Class Day speech at Princeton University, Steve Carell closed with his version of the “wear sunscreen” list of helpful hints for grads. (Except, of course, the original “wear sunscreen” advice was not given by Kurt Vonnegut during a commencement address at MIT, as the Internets insisted on telling us for years — [...]

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The Best Commencement Speech of 2012

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

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Commencement season is wrapping up and everyone’s coming out with their “Best Commencement Speeches of 2012″ lists — all with the usual suspects, of course: Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Mitt Romney, Michael Bloomberg, Brian Williams, Katie Couric, Oprah Winfrey… yeah, yeah, yeah, a few jokes, some heartfelt platitudes, lots of security.¬†Yawn.¬†But our hands-down absolute favorite [...]

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Your Call: How Can He Get a Date? (Or Become Dateable?)

Friday, August 19, 2011

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photo via Flickr We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call by leaving your advice in the comments section below. I am a [...]

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Confession: Top 10 Ways I Disguise Love Noises

Thursday, August 4, 2011

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photo via Flickr A college-student contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, confesses her favorite ways to keep things under wraps, aurally speaking: One of my favorite quotes of all time is an uncharacteristically understated gem of advice from Kurt Vonnegut: “I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim [...]

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Confession: Top 10 Things I Learned from an Anti-Condom Boyfriend

Friday, July 8, 2011

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photo by Jenny Lee Silver A college-student contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: I came into college and out of my first relationship ready to be single and to enjoy my new-found singledom with as many new people as possible. Generally, things went pretty well for me. [...]

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Confession: Top 10 Worst Things About Studying Sexuality in College

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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photo by krossbow Our contributor Abby Spector, who is majoring in Feminist/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, confesses the downside of her chosen field: Picture this: it’s a Sunday night. You’re lonely. However, instead of watching romantic comedies and listening to Joni Mitchell, you have to read about the beauty of the female orgasm. Reading about [...]

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Confession: I Attended My Very First Orgy

Thursday, May 26, 2011

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photo by Vacasion Our contributor Alice Hua, a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, has a confession to make: I spontaneously took a bus from Philadelphia to NYC one Friday for a single reason: My friend Lexi was attending an orgy and I wanted to check it out. It was just a college themed party, [...]

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Confession: I Like the Sounds of Sex

Thursday, March 31, 2011

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images via beautifulagony.com Our contributor Jewely Hoxie, who is studying Human Sexuality at the University of California Santa Cruz — you can read her blog here — has a confession to make: You constantly hear about how men get off just from the sound of their partner’s moans and groans — there’s a reason that [...]

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Confession: I’m a Sloppy College Kid with a Secret Lingerie Obsession

Thursday, February 17, 2011

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photo by jenny downing A college-student contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: Early into the sexual getting-to-know-you phase of my most recent relationship, my then-new beau surfaced for air mid-tumble long enough to exclaim, confused and generally pleased, “Dude, you wear some scandalous underwear!” And, you know [...]

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