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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Why we need a bigger orgasm gap

Why we need a bigger orgasm gap

Gillian Mackay-Brown, Managing Editor May 4, 2023

Writer’s note: In discussing the way we conceptualize sex as a culture, my language will necessarily be binary. This is not to diminish the wide range in gender identities and sexualities that make...

Illustration by Madeleine Stolp.

Subverting sexpectations

Zoe Schacter-Brodie, Feature Editor April 21, 2022

Note: All of the names used in this article are pseudonyms. “You’d like to stay anonymous, right?” I’m perched on the edge of Rachel Sommer’s desk, tucked into the inner room of a divided...

Illustration by Madi Welch.

Let’s talk about sex

Hailey Livingston, Columnist February 17, 2022

College students have sex. A lot. We’re all mature—let's accept that simply undeniable truth. It’s fine if you don’t—I commend your commitment or whatever reasoning, but it’s pretty darn...

Illustration by Sylvie Corwin

The Dirt on Dating

Alex Brockman, Feature Editor April 4, 2019

Writing an article on Whitman’s Dating scene for the Wire I thought I knew what I would hear. As a second semester junior, I have seen a lot of discontent in some of my peers, myself included, in the...

Let’s talk about talking

Crystal and Chevy, Columnist October 15, 2015

Let's talk about sex. More specifically, let's talk about talking during sex. Many of us have probably at some point or another reached that critical moment in sex when something needs to happen differently....

Ask them out!

September 10, 2015

Welcome back to Bang City! We’re sure that many of you have already noticed the plethora of fine, foxy folks frolicking freely about campus this fall. If you are like us, that probably means you would...

Sexploring beyond vanilla

Crystal & Chevy February 26, 2015
You don’t have to be Christian Grey to want a little dom/sub action.
Sex, alcohol, and Opening Days at Willamette University

Sex, alcohol, and Opening Days at Willamette University

October 5, 2014

This story was originally published in The Willamette Collegian on September 30, 2014. It was written by Willamette reporter Alyssa Milstead and is printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative...

Movie Drinking Games

Nathan Fisher October 3, 2014

Last Thursday, I was curling up on my couch with a nice glass of wine getting ready to start my Shonda Rhimes night with "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" when it dawned on me that hey, I'm drinking a glass...

Fierce Competition Predicted for Oscars

Fierce Competition Predicted for Oscars

Nathan Fisher February 27, 2014
This year's competition was fierce, and it showcased a plethora of standout movies. Well, I guess there has to be a winner, so here are some of my picks for this year’s most sought-after Oscar winners.
Don Jon Reveals More Than Just Naked Bodies

‘Don Jon’ Reveals More Than Just Naked Bodies

Nathan Fisher October 3, 2013
At first glance, "Don Jon" looks like just your average movie about a porn-addicted Joisey boy. Take a deeper look however and it reveals more about the human spirit than just a plethora of naked and writhing bodies.
Illustration by Eduardo Vazquez

‘Bang With Friends’ Will Revolutionize Sex

Maggie Mae Lemaris April 11, 2013
The Facebook plug-in, 'Bang With Friends' will revolutionize the way a generation approaches sex.
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