A taste of enlightenment

Picture the muddled colors of your mental clutter diverging back into discernible hues. Imagine the cacophony of constant sensory overload assembling into a sense of melody. You are seated somewhere deep within yourself. From the quiet observatory of your focused state, you become acutely aware of your physical tensions, your mental strains.

To Kegel or not to Kegel?

All those students out there who’ve experienced grueling four-hour class sessions, listening to the professor drone on about last week’s homework assignment, you know what I’m talking about: Your eyes steal a glance at the clock and you realize your first and only break is more than 60 minutes away. Your body is overcome with anxiety, restlessness and fatigue.

Sophisticated Sesso

When someone says the words “sex club,” you likely imagine a place that is dingy, dark and dirty. A place where the clientele are sleazy and the staff stay late every
evening to mop up bodily fluids.

Food fundamentals

College is a time of learning, but not all of that learning comes from a lecture or in a lab. As we leave home and start fending for ourselves, we are forced to learn how to meet our basic needs.

Help is on the way at SHAC

You’ve got midterms. You’ve got finals. You work a job, maybe two. The life of a college student can be hectic and filled with stress. Luckily for students at Portland State, the Center for Student Health and Counseling is here to help.

No more SAD face!

Recognizing that the gloomy weather may be getting you down is important, but treating that depression with nutritious food and exercise is necessary and will help to pull you out of the dumps.

The truth about online dating

Ten years ago when one thought of online dating, the image of a hairy man hunched over his computer with a toothy grin came to mind. Today, however, online dating is a hugely popular tool many singles use to meet potential lovers.

Where would we be without porn?

Pornography is a word that everyone knows. In our society, the word “porn” has a taboo following it around, and the subject rarely comes up in everyday discussion. Yet almost every day each of us partakes of something that would not be here were it not for the existence of pornography.

We’re all in this together

Contrary to popular belief, the practice of group sex, or orgies, is not reserved for dirty pornos and manly fantasies. In this day and age, it’s likely that more people have at least given group sex some consideration.

Is two (or more) better than one?

In his famous novel The Manuscript Found at Saragossa, Polish Enlightenment figure Count Jan Potocki has one of his characters offer a criticism of chivalry, a practice of medieval origin whereby young noblemen offered homage to a (usually) married noblewoman in an exclusive arrangement.