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Sex + Health

Once considered to be taboo and practically synonymous with mental illness, fetishes have gradually become more widely accepted – or at least acknowledged and privately frowned upon — but remain mostly a mystery in terms of how and why they develop.  Since a fetish isn’t generally advertised by a person, an exact...

The time is up for women to stay quiet about sexual misconduct. On Oct. 5, 2017, The New York Times published an article reporting 30 years of sexual allegations against Academy Award Winning Film Producer Harvey Weinstein, revealing to the public a much darker side of Hollywood.       Shortly following the release...

In the land of Gods, monsters, midterms and deadlines, there is an enormous amount of stress that inhabits a college campus and torments students on the daily. Some choose to get a hobby, others indulge in recreational drugs and alcohol and the rest relieve themselves of tension through casual sex. Most of the time...

The concept of marriage in the 21st century has been deconstructed, revolutionized and revamped for society to assemble their own ideas of what a marriage should be. Initially, my idea of what people marry for was one-sided and horizontal when in fact this topic is more multifaceted than that. When examining the idea...

For more stories, please check out the Fashion Issue online today! In today’s society, body image issues and eating disorders are unfaltering and the definition of what is beautiful is often misconstrued by our daily exposure of the fashion, media and entertainment industry. Eating disorders are very prominent within...

Eating disorders affect all races, genders and ethnic groups. | Justin Tijerna/The Cougar In 62 minutes you could catch up on your favorite TV show, take a nap during your boring lecture or give your resume its much needed update.  But every 62 minutes, at least one person will die from an eating disorder. In the U.S....

Very few topics can elicit the number of wide-ranging emotions and spark as many debates as sex. But how has a topic that is essential to the human experience become so taboo? Mainstream television portrays sex casually, and pornography has become so prevalent it’s almost commonplace. At the same time, politicians are...

If you’re taking relationship advice from a magazine, you’ve already made the wrong choice. What most consumer media won’t tell you is that their full-proof plan to get you married by the age of 25 is nothing more than advice that you will never get the opportunity to use because you aren’t a character from a 90s...

You’ve already declared 2017 to be the year you eat and live a cleaner, healthier lifestyle. You’re cutting out the toxic patterns of diet, relationships, study habits (or lack thereof) and starting fresh this year. You, however, are currently binge watching Netflix’s newest release of “A Series of Unfortunate...

Everyone has heard the saying “you are what you eat,” which can be interpreted to mean if you eat healthful foods you’ll be healthy and if you eat unhealthful foods you’ll be unhealthy. This for the most part rings true. Well Hippocrates said, “let food be thy medicine, and thy medicine be thy food.” Coincidentally...