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Show me your ‘O’ face

February 14, 2020

La petite mort. Ezra shodan. Konchayu. Orgasm. The sought-after peak of sexual activity. Or, as defined by Merriam-Webster, “the rapid pleasurable release of neuromuscular tensions at the height of sexual...

Safe and pleasurable LGBTQ+ sex, as told by experts

Safe and pleasurable LGBTQ+ sex, as told by experts

By Mari Devereaux, Managing Editor

February 14, 2020

Due to a lack of sex education regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender relationships, those in the community can have trouble navigating sexual encounters. Christopher Belous, associate pro...

The Big 'O'

The Big ‘O’

February 10, 2020

La petite mort. Ezra shodan. Konchayu. Orgasm. The sought-after peak of sexual activity. Or, as defined by Merriam-Webster, “the rapid pleasurable release of neuromuscular tensions at the height of sexua...

Editor's Note: Make sex fun again

Editor’s Note: Make sex fun again

February 9, 2020

As a child, I learned what rape was before I had a coherent understanding of what sex was. And even when I learned about sex, it was taught to me by my family, my friends and my educators through the male gaze....

The hunt for the unicorn: a search for satisfaction

The hunt for the unicorn: a search for satisfaction

By Jacqueline Luttrell, Photojournalist

February 9, 2020

Nick Cooper, a freshman acting major, said his girlfriend wanted to go unicorn hunting to set up a threesome, which led to their dive into the internet world of hookups in search of someone who was the right...

Opinion: Support the DDD-cup: End the stigma of large breasts

Opinion: Support the DDD-cup: End the stigma of large breasts

By Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, Copy editor

February 9, 2020

Small breasts are not sexy, right? With an A-cup, there is nothing to look at, nothing to hold. Large breasts are where the sex appeal is, right? That is why, in 2018, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons rep...

Owen Clarke, friendship bracelet.

The tokens they carry

February 8, 2020

We all have items close to our hearts, whether they are old stuffed animals we’ve had since we were children, necklaces given to us by significant others or old mixtapes from long-lost loves. Here a...

Editorial: How do you navigate the gray area of consent?

Editorial: How do you navigate the gray area of consent?

By Editorial Board

February 8, 2020

In crafting the Chronicle’s Sex Issue, it was pivotal to have a conversation on an issue that cannot be separated from the subject of sex. Thus, every Chronicle staffer was asked to anonymously respond to q...

Opinion: Demonizing sex workers does nothing for society

Opinion: Demonizing sex workers does nothing for society

By Margaret Smith, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2020

Before triple-X websites, gentlemen’s clubs and the Levee District of Chicago, there were always sex workers. When you read the words “sex work” what do you think? Of scandalous women? Somethin...

Get over the distance: research shows long-distance couples just as successful

Get over the distance: research shows long-distance couples just as successful

February 7, 2020

When Katherine Yunek and Trevor McDonald met on the set of a theatre production during their junior year of high school, they had no idea their lives would one day intertwine romantically. Yune...

Menstruation can cramp performance in academia and the workplace

Menstruation can cramp performance in academia and the workplace

By Valeria Mancera-Saavedra, Staff reporter

February 7, 2020

More than 800 million people menstruate everyday, but the word “menstruation” is often still spoken about through whispers. “There’s definitely a stigma. I never felt comfortable, especially ...

Students encouraged to take control in Title IX reporting process

Students encouraged to take control in Title IX reporting process

February 7, 2020

In the midst of #MeToo, an evolving discussion of gender and sexuality and conversations about what consent actually means, it’s more important than ever for students to know their rights under Title...

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