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The Socially Responsible Netflixer

If this past winter taught me anything, it is that there is no limit to the amount of Netflix I can consume. I rarely meet...
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Hook-Up or Hangman: The “Friend Zone” and Its Discontents

When do you tell someone you meet that you are not romantically interested in them? a.) Within the first hour of meeting you work...
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Fuck Awareness Months

It’s April and that means it’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month. After 18 years of working in the sexual assault prevention field, honestly, I have...
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How to Have a Healthy Breakup

What does our culture tell us about breakups? It sort of seems to me that they are always inherently dramatic and incredibly painful. Taylor Swift...
Love it or hate; Facebook has changed the way we talk to (and about) each other.

Stop Calling it Facebook ‘Stalking’

Picture this: it’s 2 a.m. on a Tuesday. You should be sleeping, but all of a sudden you find yourself in a Facebook trance....
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Shame, Blame, and Awards Season

We’re officially into award season. These three months hold the Golden Globes, Grammy’s, and Oscars, not mention all the smaller profile award shows. I...
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American Muzzle

Far from frivolous, Oscar's annual rejection of female voices has powerful consequences.