Not Just A Girl Thing

Plastic surgery was once considered a procedure only young women underwent to enhance their looks. However this has changed in recent years, with more and more males trying to obtain what they believe is the ideal male physique. According to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the number of cosmetic procedures performed on men […]

I Learned About It Differently

Learning about sex can be considered taboo in any culture, but the way someone of a different race learns about the subject may affect their sexual relationships, or their sexual curiosities, as they get older. According to Dr. Gail Wyatt, sex therapist and professor of psychiatry and behavioral science in the African-American community, “[G]irls receive […]

Magic Beans of the Diet Industry **ISSUE 25**

Once upon a time, in a place far, far away, there was a poor widow that had an only son named Jack. This fairytale has been told for years, but to recap what happened with Jack, he traded the family’s only cow for magical beans that grew into a beanstalk and stole a golden harp […]

Sex from Around The World

Learning about sex can be considered taboo in any culture, but the way individuals of different races learn about the subject may affect their sexual relationships as they get older. According to Dr. Gail Wyatt, sex therapist and professor of psychiatry and behavioral science in the African-American community, “(G)irls receive the impression that asking or […]

Thanks, Mom

Imagine being a 25-year-old girl in India, and not having a say in a lot of different things, let alone marriage. What if you had no choice but to marry the person your parents set you up with – a complete stranger? Welcome to my mom’s world.[] Although I’ve lived in America since I was […]

Not Just for Tweens

Disclaimer: I’m a Harry Potter nerd. I absolutely love the books and everything J.K. Rowling, but this wasn’t always the case. Here’s a look inside my love affair with Hogwarts. I’ll admit that when the Harry Potter series first started, I thought it was quite possibly the most immature attempt to make a novel, and […]

Going Co-ed

We all learned the quirky little facts about our school on that first campus tour. However, as smug high school seniors we probably missed quite a bit. Sure we all know there is a supposed to be a ghost in Mary Mayo. But did you know that the wide halls of Morrill Hall, MSU’s oldest […]

Diets

It’s snowing outside, the wind chill is well below freezing and nothing sounds better than snuggling under a blanket inside, sipping hot cocoa. But for many people, their New Year’s resolution of losing weight has them working up a sweat in a different way: by going to the gym, whether it be for spring break […]

Long Distance Relationships

Long-distance relationships can be hard to maintain when at college, but with effective techniques these relationships need be no more difficult than any other.[map] College often takes us far away from our homes, families, friends and significant others. Relationships you had in high school where you saw your boyfriend/girlfriend everyday in and out of school, […]

Body Image

[bones] When you look in the mirror what do you see? Can you honestly say that you are happy with who is looking back at you? The perfect body. We all want it. We all dream of partners who possess it. And we all have a general idea of what this body looks like – […]