Articles written by: Harry Sasscrotch

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To snip or not to snip: weighing pros and cons

At birth, the penis comes with an extra inch or two of skin that covers the glans (the head of the penis) when flaccid. This is the foreskin, a contentious debate in Penile Politics these days. Many individuals at birth, or other times, undergo circumcision to remove the foreskin from […]

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Harry’s take: what’s happening down there

By HARRY SASSCROTCH Pubic Hair.  It’s one of the few aspects of sex that is ever given really serious thought.  Yet we see it all the time (don’t act like you’ve never seen it in the shower). Not only do we see our own set of pubes (or even a […]

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Moving to the music: a ‘heightening’ experience

To those devoted listeners to KUPS, there is a new show that comes on Sundays at 6 p.m. that has given a new direction to the station. The show is Mattress Music.  And yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like. For one steamy hour, there is streaming music dedicated to […]

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Kama sutra in a dorm room

Well, it’s that time of year again: when students travel back to campus and move into new dorm rooms. And as the year begins anew, we once again venture to those quintessential Puget Sound house parties.  And so begins the experiences of dorm room hook-ups. First things first: Dorm rooms […]

On-campus sexual resources are there for your health
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On-campus sexual resources are there for your health

My goal as a writer for the “Happy Trail” is to encourage members of the Puget Sound community to find power within their bodies and their sexuality. But often students need more than just a helpful tip on what to do during sex. One’s sexuality goes far beyond what positions […]

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Bigger can be worse

The majority of American culture and society tells us one thing all the time.  Bigger is better.  Bigger cars, TVs, houses, and the list goes on and on. And one that is on that list, even though people don’t talk about it, is the penis. The more you think about […]

Unlike food items, lube is always a safe and stimulating accessory to your lover's body during foreplay.
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A “happy” guide to lube, foreplay and stimulation

Lube and foreplay are known as helpful extras when it comes to sex.  They increase stimulation in participants and can add a fun little flair to an already awesome sex session. Many sexually active people know the essentials to safe sex as putting on a condom.  Wear the glove before […]

The Vagina Monologues offers valuable lessons
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The Vagina Monologues offers valuable lessons

Each year the women of VAVA, or the Vulva Anti-Violence Alliance, bring The Vagina Monologues to campus.  This year’s performances ran from Friday, Feb. 10 through Sunday, Feb. 12 in Kilworth Memorial Chapel. The Monologues was created by Eve Ensler to spread the message speaking out against rape, sexual violence […]

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Lack of mutuality in oral sex prevents equal satisfaction between partners

Recently, a friend approached me for tips about blowjobs.  She is a virgin, and was nervous about her boyfriend’s reaction towards the bj. What got me thinking was that she was spending so much time thinking about giving oral sex, but was this feeling reciprocated by her partner?  Is this […]