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Sex noises are self-expression

Sex noises are self-expression

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen columnist

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sex Edition 2017

Oh, yeahhh, baby. That’s right, we’re talking about sex noises. There are numerous categories in which a sex noise could be assigned. You’ve got your almost inaudible moans, rhythmic grunts, a verbal version of “fjamnfldfg,” yelling, dirty talk, heavy breathing. The list goes on. Sex...

Warning: Not parent-friendly

Warning: Not parent-friendly

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen columnist

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sex Edition 2017

There are many ways to fully grasp the idea of growing up, watching sex scenes being one of them, but this can turn into a dreadful situation when parents are in the mix. The emergence from adolescence is unavoidable and introduces a lot of new things into a younger person’s life. Puberty may come...

An in-depth look at sex as a sport

An in-depth look at sex as a sport

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sex Edition 2017

Pumping and yelling is more than just a sportsy-thing. As a sport management major, I’ve spent a lot of time truly defining sport — and yes, cheerleading counts. According to Cosmopolitan, “sex is basically an Olympic sport,” but search online for a short time and you’ll find that many...

13 Songs for Getting Lucky

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen columnist

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sex Edition 2017

Here's our music columnist's top picks for getting "it" on: "Let's Get it On" - Marvin Gaye "Earned It" - The Weeknd "Baby Doll" - The Buttertones "River" - Leon Bridges "Just Like A Woman" - Joe Cocker "To Fall in Love With You" - Bob Dylan "Unchained Melody" - The Righteous...

Obscenities vary across cultures

RIDGE PETERSON, Evergreen columnist

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sex Edition 2017

Sexual content and obscenity are common topics in modern pop culture. We talk about what’s appropriate to say in public, we discuss whether a celebrity’s dress was too revealing or we fret about what euphemisms we can use for sex. In America, sex can be considered taboo for some. But in other...

Unhealthy relationships sometimes portrayed in pop culture

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen columnist

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sex Edition 2017

Grab your life vests, people, because we’re about to sink some of your favorite ships. And don’t expect there to be enough life rafts, either - some of these ships are overloaded and definitely not concerned with safety. When it comes to sex and relationships in literature, there’s a range just...

Size shouldn’t matter to partner

Size shouldn’t matter to partner

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sex Edition 2017

Be honest men — at some point in our lives we have all looked down and wondered, “is it big enough?” I know I have. We typically measure the size of it with a ruler, finger or maybe even a phone. As men, we always worry about the size and wonder if it’s good enough to satisfy a partner....

Music can complement your sex aesthetic

Music can complement your sex aesthetic

BLAINE ROSS, Evergreen columnist

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sex Edition 2017

As a drama geek and a musician, I’ve always had an affinity for the great line from Duke Orsino in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, “If music be the fruit of love, play on.” The quote shows in the perfect thespian style how codependent music and love can be for people. It’s unclear if Shakespeare...

Intoxicated intercourse a necessary experience

Intoxicated intercourse a necessary experience

KAYLA SIMONSON, Evergreen reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sex Edition 2017

If you need to be high or drunk to have sex, there’s probably an underlying issue. But if you haven’t had sex under some form of influence, how deeply are you penetrating the depth of life? It’s hard to find something that helps clean the pipes as well as Mary J does. It’s no secret that marijuana...

Porn not an accurate representation of real life

MOHAMED SALEM, Evergreen columnist

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sex Edition 2017

Porn has shaped the way many people think sexual encounters should be. The multi-billion dollar industry has had an impact on young people, especially high school and college students. It’s essential to understand the difference between entertainment, and real sex built on emotional connections and...

Students should be knowledgeable about consent

Students should be knowledgeable about consent

LUKE HUDSON, Evergreen columnist

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sex Edition 2017

Of all sexual assault cases reported in 2014, nearly half of them involve alcohol or some other drug, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. With such a large portion of sexual assault cases involving alcohol, programs, like Green Dot at WSU, are useful to understanding...