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Sex positivity is growing in our society, which is a wonderful thing. For too long, the idea that sex is inherently bad caused negative repercussions for many people, especially women and queer people. Now, sex on television is very normal to see. This can be good, as it can normalize healthy sexual relationships...

What is self-love? The majority of people would predominantly define it as simply, loving yourself. Others may epitomize it as taking a break from the detriments of reality by treating yourself to a spa day or finding such relief through a captivating novel. My form of self-love, however, resides in a set of home-cut...

Kindness is contagious, and even one simple idea can make all the difference. With all the social turmoil and uncertainty that 2020 brought, one student at the University of Houston used this moment as a time to give back to not only his community– but the world. After the death of Houston-native George Floyd,...

Growing up, our parents forced us to do the most dreadful of household chores. We cooked, cleaned, and above all, sobbed our hearts out; but that’s only because we were practically forced to perform those tasks. However, what if I told you that you could do those same exact duties, yet joyously and voluntarily? This...

Hey Fall 2020, It’s me, a Coog. We’ve been going at this for a while, and I think it’s time we finally took action. It’s been a few months, but I think it’s safe to say that we are straight up, not having a good time out here. We keep going back and forth; I keep saying “this can’t get any worse”, and you...

For the past semester and a half, we’ve all been stuck in online classes due to the coronavirus pandemic, and if you’re anything like me — you’ve developed some opinions about them. Online learning isn’t all bad though, here are some pros and cons to our virtual education: Cons: Discussion postsTo make up for...

All college students dream about securing a paid position in their career field as soon as possible postgraduation. Jaelynn Walls, 21, saw her dreams come true even earlier when the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH) offered her the Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellowship in July 2019. “Working in a museum in the...

Growing up as a first-generation Asian-American, I was expected to pursue a career in STEM. A job was something you picked to make your parents proud — whether it’s to become a doctor, nurse, or an engineer. So, a career in communications was something very foreign to me. I had no idea what that industry was like....

I don’t think we realize how valuable K-12 school teachers are. They are a direct investment in the next generation. For twelve years, they stay with our children for about eight hours every day. They play an important part in getting kids passionate about different subjects, preparing them for the real world,...

If you pay attention to the news, it’s hard not to have a negative mindset towards the world. The pandemic goes on, human rights are continuously violated, natural disasters keep ruining lives and more. Although the semester has just started, it’s even hard to find motivation for classes during this state of the...