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Sex Dreams Offer Insight Into Our Repressed Sexual Desires

Maggie Mae Lemaris

February 21, 2013

I will be the first to admit that I don't understand the neural theories and science behind memory. I suppose I could spend years studying neurological chemistry, but that's not going to happen. So I cannot understand why certain information is extracted and then played out in our sleep. But I have come...

Naturalistic Fallacy a Danger in Sex Talk

Spencer Wharton

October 31, 2012

In almost every area of modern life, we eagerly embrace a lifestyle that is far from "natural." Whether you're reading this column in print or online, you're engaging in an "unnatural" activity––neither newspapers nor websites grow on trees. Our ability to engage in the unnatural is what allows us...

Neither party stellar on sex ed

Spencer Wharton

October 25, 2012

As a high school senior in 2008, I watched the election, boiling over with the indignation of being three months shy of voting in an election relevant to my life. In a week and a half, millions more teenagers will be in the same place. It's our obligation as young voters to keep teens in mind when we vo...

Sexcetera: Open discussion makes sex more satisfying

Spencer Wharton

September 13, 2012

Freshman year, I never talked about sex. Convinced it was inappropriate and awkward, I kept it to myself, only on very rare occasions sharing my thoughts with my neighbor across the hall. As a whole, I tried hard not to be "that sex guy." Needless to say, I got better. As I've learned, talking about sex is crucial because it mak...

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