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The 1975’s Concert Captivates Crowds of Devoted Fans

The 1975’s Concert Captivates Crowds of Devoted Fans

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

May 12, 2019

On tour for their latest album “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships,” The 1975 played at the UCCU Center at Utah Valley University on April 29. For most of their set, the power filling the arena was electric as the band played some of their biggest hits with some smaller fan favorites. T...

Binge Bytes: ‘Banging Book Club’

Binge Bytes: ‘Banging Book Club’

By Alaikia Marielle

April 21, 2019

  From YouTubers Hannah Witton, Lucy Moon and Leena Norms, “Banging Book Club” is the witty and honest book club podcast about all things sex and gender. “Banging Book Club” is a discussion between three longtime friends and collaborators, stating, “Basically, we’re the baddest bitches in ...

Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

By Christopher Payne and Ray Gill

April 15, 2019

  We’ve come to expect a degree of controversy surrounding video games. As a newer, popular form of art and entertainment, they continue to provoke heavy analysis and even attacks over social media. The interactive element inherent in gaming brings up questions about what content is acceptabl...

The Tumblr Ban on Adult Content is Problematic

The Tumblr Ban on Adult Content is Problematic

By Alaikia Marielle

January 12, 2019

  In early December 2018, Tumblr announced its plans for “a better, more positive Tumblr.” These “positive” changes to Tumblr came in the form of an all-out ban on adult content. Specifically, Tumblr tells users in their community guidelines: “Don't upload images, videos, or GIFs that s...

Barber: Make Menstruation Gender-inclusive

Barber: Make Menstruation Gender-inclusive

By Shaelyn Barber

February 26, 2018

Periods are awash in pink, and this is a problem. From happy, flower-covered tampon packaging to pink polka-dotted cycle trackers, everything period-related is dominated by feminine iconography and language. It is nearly impossible to find a product being promoted without decorations and wording aimed...

Jensen-Coon: Good Old-Fashioned Sex

Jensen-Coon: Good Old-Fashioned Sex

By Kelcy Jensen-

February 18, 2018

The birds and the bees, shaking the sheets or maybe the hanky panky. Regardless of its nickname, sex is important to understand and talk about as we go through the different phases of life. Unfortunately, there is always an awkward air that forms around discussing sex, and sometimes it's difficult to...

Students Talk Sex at Trivia Event

Students Talk Sex at Trivia Event

April 2, 2015

How long does a woman’s orgasm typically last? According to the U’s Bedsider Club, it’s usually 23 seconds. A man’s is typically 6 seconds. These questions and more were answered at Bedsider’s “Sex Trivia” as a way to educate students on the needs and methods of safe sex. Kelsey K...

“Vagina Monologues” Tell the Stories of Many Women

“Vagina Monologues” Tell the Stories of Many Women

February 22, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Nearly 20 years ago, Eve Ensler interviewed over 200 women about their views on sex, violence and relationships. Ensler compiled it all into “The Vagina Monologues,” and they have been performed ever since. FEATURE STORY: THE U IS A TOP CHOICE FOR NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENTS The U continued this tradition with its...

U Professor Teaches the Psychology of Love

U Professor Teaches the Psychology of Love

February 12, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A memorable teacher can be hard to find. But according to her students, Lisa Diamond, a U psychology professor, is one of those who stands out. Diamond has been teaching classes, such as Psychology of Love and the Psychology of Gender, at the U since 1999. She is also nationally known for her work on femal...

Resources for Those Recovering from Sexual Violence

February 10, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Despite national and local efforts to create an environment that combats sexual assault, including the “It’s On Us” campaign, sexual violence is still common on college campuses. TOP STORY: FOUR U PROFESSORS LOOK TO MAKE HISTORY WITH THEIR TENURE Sexual violence, which includes forced intercourse, attempted r...

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