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An X-rated freedom: when porn preferences and sexuality don’t align

An X-rated freedom: when porn preferences and sexuality don’t align

February 12, 2018

Micki harris started watching gay porn when she was 13 years old. Harris, a junior photography major, said something about the sound of men having sex intrigued her.“When I am engaging in heterosexua...

‘I’m not your eye candy’: Sexual harassment in the work place plagues college women

By Tessa Brubaker

February 12, 2018

I feel my cheeks flushing and my heart racing. I tell him to f--k off, but he thinks I’m joking. I feel violated and ashamed, but I brush it off, pretend it didn’t happen and keep cleaning tables. I was flirting with him, so it’s probably my fault. So why do I want to puke? I didn’t give him permission to grab my ass like that as I bent over the booth to fill the napkins. He grabbed me … underneath. I felt his ha...

To bang or not to bang—that is your choice

To bang or not to bang—that is your choice

By Savannah Eadens

February 12, 2018

It has been 465 days since I last had sex. I haven’t been counting, but sometimes it feels like everyone else has. It’s almost as if I go any longer with this unintentional abstinence I will reclai...

Going organic in the bedroom

Going organic in the bedroom

February 12, 2018

Women around the globe use products such as tampons, pads, lube and condoms to protect and take charge of their bodies. But are these products doing more harm than good.Cotton is considered the world...

A student guide to Title IX

By Associate Editor

February 9, 2016

Title IX, a section of the nationwide Education Amendments of 1972, has made it not only illegal to discriminate on the basis of sex on college campuses but also introduced reporting and investigation requirements in cases of alleged sexual misconduct involving student victims or perpetrators.Columbia rolled out the Student Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures during the Fall 2014 Semester, according to Beverly Anderson, ...

Submit to the superficial: The do’s and don’ts of dating app pictures

By Associate Editor

February 9, 2016

If you’ve used dating apps like “Tinder,” “Grindr” or “HER” you know better than anyone that first impressions can mean everything.Users have only a few seconds to grab the attention of their potential true loves or they will “swipe left” and continue searching. Good looks may only be skin deep but choosing the right photos to grab other users’ attention is crucial to dating app success.It can happen t...

Road to retail marijuana not always green

By Copy Editor

April 21, 2014

Twenty-four states have adopted marijuana law reforms, legalizing the substance for medical and—in some cases—recreational use. Still, many entrepreneurs bolting for the “Green Rush” are having difficulty getting their reefer-related businesses off the ground.Even in Washington and Colorado, where the ganja is legal for recreational use, marijuana business owners face state regulations, community animosity, bank re...

Society must be blunt about weed effects

By Campus Editor

April 21, 2014

As you read this, many teens and young adults are tumbling down from their 4/20 highs. However, most adolescents are blissfully unaware of the impact of puffing pot. Contrary to the stereotype that only stoners skip class to puff and pass, it is common for high school officials to find athletic and high-achieving students smoking, according to an April 11 article in the Contra Costa Times. As more teens and young adults develop a re...

What’s in a name? Inconsistencies in the weed industry could mean inaccurate strain classification and bad bud

Strains

By Assistant Campus Editor

April 21, 2014

OG Kush, PurpleHaze, Grand-daddy Purp, Sour Diesel—these are the unconventional names of some of your local dispensary’s most popular weed strains, each promising its own unique experience. But accordi...

Charles Matz, a sophomore photography major, owns a glassblowing business and makes and sells handcrafted glass marbles and pipes inspired by cosmic settings.

Featured Artist: Charles Matz

April 21, 2014

Sophomore photography major Charles Matz works out of his parents’ garage to create glass marbles, pendants and pipes to grow his blossoming glassblowing company, Matz Glass.Drawing inspiration from as...

Don’t Search Me, Bro!

Po-Po Pot Procedures

By Arts & Culture Editor

April 21, 2014

Toking up outdoors is a popular activity among Columbia students living in student housing. The growing acceptance of both medical and recreational marijuana may tempt herb-loving young adults to spark up on...

Marijuana meltdown

By Copy Editor

April 21, 2014

Ralph Morgan was always interested in medicine and business, two fields that have become the crux of his hectic life in Denver.Morgan is the owner, founder and co-founder of multiple cannabis dispensaries and businesses, including Organa Labs, a company that makes alternative cannabis products such as sublingual cannabis tablets and organic cannabis honey oil. Morgan is also co-founder of the O.penVAPE product campaign, whi...

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