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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

Think about the way you always have sex. If a single image comes to mind, this is the article for you. The best sex is fun, passionate and exploratory for all parties. Whether you are two months into your...

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

Move aside "Downton Abbey" and "Good Wife," because the Oscars are on Sunday, March 2. That's right, the golden phallus, the Academy Award of Merit, dubbed the Oscars, will be awarded to the top dogs...

'Don Jon' Reveals More Than Just Naked Bodies

‘Don Jon’ Reveals More Than Just Naked Bodies

Nathan Fisher October 3, 2013

Moviegoers in Walla Walla hit the jackpot this weekend when several promising new movies were released. My choices were boiled down to porn versus drinking buddies, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's new comedy...

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‘Bang With Friends’ Will Revolutionize Sex

Maggie Mae Lemaris April 11, 2013

Bang With Friends, a Facebook-linked website that took only two hours to code, has the potential to change sex forever. I would even go so far as to argue that Bang With Friends is the most innovative...

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How to Make a Rapist

Spencer Wharton April 4, 2013

(Content warning: This column discusses rape, rape culture and sexual assault.) Several weeks ago, Trent Mays and Ma'lik Richmond, the boys from Steubenville, Ohio who raped an unconscious girl,...

Porn Industry Reflects Fetishization of Black and Brown Bodies

Maggie Mae Lemaris April 4, 2013

The pornography industry is a topic I rarely hear discussed, despite the fact that most individuals in America partake in the multi-billion-dollar industry, specifically as customers or at the very least...

Ugly, Awkward Virgins Deserve Sympathy, Not Ridicule

Ugly, Awkward Virgins Deserve Sympathy, Not Ridicule

Spencer Wharton March 28, 2013

I'm gonna be blunt: We've got to stop virgin-shaming. There's an unfortunate trend in our society to scorn virgins. If word gets out that you made it to voting age without ever touching another person's...

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