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Not-so casual sex

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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College is the land where anything goes, but if you’re not careful sometimes that mentality can get you in somewhat of a personal crisis.It can be a taboo to some, but when it comes to sex sometimes facing reality is smarter than living a lie.There is this societal standard, especially in college,...

Exposing our children to a morally decaying media

Beau Baily | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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As college students, the last thing we are thinking about is how we are going to raise our kids one day.But the thought deserves some attention as our generation continues to see breakthroughs in mass media and television production and content.Premium television continues to move society in an increas...

New transgender law brings about a certain equality

Dominique Wald | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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Who knew sexuality and restrooms could spark such a debate.Assembly Bill 1266 of California, which goes into effect Jan. 1, is a law that requires public schools to allow transgendered students K-12 to be able to use the restroom of the gender they identify with, and will allow them to join either male or fem...

The virgin-whore dichotomy

Michelle Chan | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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So, you can either choose to be a slut or you can choose to be the prude. But either way, in society’s eyes, you lose.Society places strict guidelines on how women should behave. The media perpetuates the idea that a young woman should be a wholesome girl with honest, prudent values, but she should a...

Legalize to protect

Ashley Fisher | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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The ‘world’s oldest profession’ remains an underground industry in the United States.It is time that prostitution is legalized across the board.Most people do not know that prostitution is legal in many countries. In a review of laws in 100 countries, 61 percent have legalized at least some kind o...

Sexual double standards

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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Why is it that when a man sleeps around he is considered a stud, but when a woman does the same she is considered a slut? There has been an increase in the demands from feminists that so-called “slut-shaming” should come to an end so that men and women are viewed as equal regarding the number of sexual p...

Revenge porn websites encourage cruelty

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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Don’t sext, 'cause you’ll get screwed in the end.Revenge porn, also known as involuntary pornography is the act of posting a sexual picture or video of your ex-significant other, without consent, in order to 'get revenge.' There are websites that are dedicated to these disturbing photos, which have p...

Porn is prostitution

Chelsea Keyes | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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There's no need to break laws in order to degrade yourself. Plenty of jobs let you do that – and they're legal, too.Our society’s will to fight gender discrimination fails when we allow women to work as strippers, porn stars and bikini baristas. These jobs should not continue as legal and glamor...

Unpaid sexual harassment lawsuits for unpaid employees

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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Unpaid interns are overexploited and under-protected.Although the future of unpaid internships in the United States is imprecise, it is certain that unpaid interns are not protected from sexual harassment under the Civil Rights Act.With all the controversies surrounding unpaid internships, the most t...

Praying for tolerance

Praying for tolerance

Alyssa Reynolds | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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Dear God, here we go again.Prayer should be permissible before any government meeting, yet Christianity is attacked constantly by the media.Arguments before the Supreme Court Wednesday wrestled with the issue of whether prayer before a local government meeting is constitutional. Linda Stephens and Sus...

The benefits of birth control

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen Columnist

November 15, 2013


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It’s a stressful week of classes and with stress comes zits.  Not all acne care products work for everyone, but for girls one solution is getting on birth control.Every teenage girl or young woman should be on some type of birth control. These substances cannot only be looked at as a way to prevent ...

The compound BPA could be harming your children

The compound BPA could be harming your children

Mitch Strang | Evergreen Columnist

November 13, 2013


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That plastic bottle you’re drinking out of - well, it’s most likely leaching out chemicals called “endocrine disruptors.”These endocrine disruptors, also known as phthalates, are plasticizers that are used in the plastic making process and are found in almost anything that is plastic, accordi...

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