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Reproductive Rights

Reproductive Rights
Exploring reproductive rights through time, culture and student opinions
November 20, 2018

Sex ed: the impact of sexual education

Photoillustration by Claire Yang
Changes in elementary and middle school sexual education spark discussion
May 23, 2018
Changes in elementary and middle school sexual education spark discussion

The Sex Talk

The Sex Talk
October 20, 2017

alking into science class is a mundane experience for 7th graders attending Kennedy Middle School (KMS). But, there’s one particular day that is different. Instead of the usual indifference one displays...

Trophy students: What we brag about

Trophy students: What we brag about
December 9, 2016

As students at Monta Vista, it's no doubt that there's competition all around us. With so much pressure to be "better" than everybody else, students are constantly trying to prove themselves to their peers....

PORN: Behind and beyond the computer screen

PORN: Behind and beyond the computer screen
May 8, 2016

On Apr. 19, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert explained at a press conference his plans to sign a resolution that would declare porn a public health crisis. He said that porn had numerous harmful effects, such as...

Let’s talk about sex: Sex and religion

Let's talk about sex: Sex and religion
February 3, 2016

he lost her virginity in a car, in the summer of 2014. It was never planned, like any other first experience — but at that very moment, she felt ready, secure in the arms of her then boyfriend. So...

Let’s talk about sex: Religion and Sex Quiz

Let's talk about sex: Religion and Sex Quiz
February 3, 2016

Co-written by Priya Reddy Religious organizations often make the news for their polarizing views on issues such as sexuality, abortions, and sex. The last one is one of the least talked about, but most...

How much do you really know about sex?

How much do you really know about sex?
February 3, 2016

Co-written by Itay Barylka Sexual education in high schools has long been the subject of controversy. WIth the far left leaning towards extremely liberated and informative standards and the far right...

Katy Perry’s album ‘Teenage Dream’ disappoints

Katy Perry’s album 'Teenage Dream' disappoints
September 6, 2010

Perry’s new album lends itself to an unsatisfying and vulgar track list   When it comes to Katy Perry, there are some undisputed facts: she sure can sing, she sure can flaunt her...

Dressing up, stripping down

Dressing up, stripping down
October 28, 2009

Once upon a time, Snow White was a beautiful princess. Now she's a two-piece costume with thigh-highs and stripper heels.     This week I planned to speculate on the appeal of vampires,...

Dressing up, stripping down

Dressing up, stripping down
October 28, 2009

Once upon a time, Snow White was a beautiful princess. Now she's a two-piece costume with thigh-highs and stripper heels. This week I planned to speculate on the appeal of vampires, which I've been pondering...

Pop, lock, let’s talk

Pop, lock, let's talk
September 18, 2009

Sex gets everyone's attention. See? Under normal conditions, the Martian is a completely unfathomable beast. This hasn't been the case for a few weeks now as Venusians have united with their masculine...

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