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Dr. Norma Ngo, a licensed clinical psychologist and an AASECT certified sex therapist, shares her answers to important questions in the effort to destigmatize sex talk. How/why should we talk to our sexual partners about consent? Similar to the rules of the road, we should talk to our sexual partners about...

The new semester is in full swing, and many college students are once again swamped with school work, internships, part-time jobs … you name it! To avoid burnout from our busy schedules, especially during the pandemic, it’s very important for all of us to take care of ourselves, both mentally and...

Virginity has been a prevalent topic in society for ages, but as far as how the topic can be interpreted, different opinions can skew what it actually means to be a virgin, especially in this day and age. The idea of losing one’s virginity comes from the thought of having sex with someone for the first time. This...

With finals around the corner, students are bearing the brunt of stressful schedules and multiple exams a week. Some UH students have tried implementing fitness into their regular routine, and they’ve felt less of the stress that exam season brings. “When you exercise, you get your heart rate up, oxygen goes to...

With the rapid development of technology, we live in an era where social media is booming. With airbrushed models everywhere, many of us begin to feel insecure and look for drastic, temporary fixes, such as dieting. College kids can in particular fall victim to this, since many of us often forget to take care of...

The time of summer bodies, Instagram bikini pictures and nude models are upon us. With the rise of the “slim-thick” movement, it becomes harder and harder to love your body. From the constant reminder of pictures with the “ideal body” surfing the web, magazines and even billboards, it seems as though America is trying...

If you’ve ever tried dieting while also being a college student, then you’ll know firsthand just how difficult it is. However, the Ketogenic diet attracts people from all over the world because of its proven fat-burning results and guaranteed weight loss. The Keto diet requires participants to cut out sugars and...

Working out and staying fit for a college student can be hard. Even though your student fees cover the Rec Center, you may find that you don’t have time or desire to go after a long a day of classes. So, if you still want to exercise a bit, you can use some things you have in your house or dorm. Below are five ideas...

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...

  The University of Houston is home to a rare breed of squirrels. Unlike normal squirrels that run if you so much as look in their direction, our squirrels practically step on your feet, get on their hind-legs and stick their hands up for you to feed them. People feed squirrels their leftovers and scraps all the time...