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Getting ‘fresh’ with freshman
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Getting ‘fresh’ with freshman

A couple of weeks ago I broke a rule of mine pertaining to hooking up: first semester freshmen are off limits. Recently, I’ve had a change of heart in that I realized that emotional intelligence is more important than a number. This rule came about when I was a freshman […]

Remaining ‘sextually’ active
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Remaining ‘sextually’ active

Kudos to you for putting down that cell phone and picking up this week’s edition of The Trail. Lord knows those things can seem like a phantom limb. What with everyone and their mom having one these days, it’s not surprising that with new outlets for communication, emerges some interesting […]

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Sexual directness: the good, the bad and the ugly

The other day whilst jogging, someone yelled “Nice butt!” to me. I wanted to shoot back with what I admiringly witnessed my older cousin say to someone once in a similar scenario: “Keep it up! That’s how you get a girlfriend!” But my endorphin-addled brain prohibited this course of action. […]

Women ignored by Cosmo’s suggestions
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Women ignored by Cosmo’s suggestions

Imagine, if you will, that you are getting intimate with a partner who, for the sake of visualization, is a guy. Things are getting pretty heated, and recalling a particularly unorthodox tip in the most recent Cosmopolitan, you take out your secret weapon: a donut. Yes, a donut. What you […]

Navigating ‘bloody hell’
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Navigating ‘bloody hell’

Welcome back to Round Two of my naughty sex column. I want to dive right in this week after my inaugural first column, so the Topic Du Jour is gettin’ fresh while a lady is on her period. I know plenty of euphemisms but “period” is more appropriate, while not […]

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Getting down at Puget Sound

Sex. Let’s talk about it. This is the first article of my (hopefully recurring) sex column. I will do my best to be less annoying than Carrie Bradshaw, but no promises. For starters, this column is a personal challenge. Or an inside joke, depending on how you look at it. […]