October 22, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass women’s soccer controls its own destiny as conference tournament approaches -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass soccer deploys new formation with Keys, Jess -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass calling on young swimmers to continue strong start to the year -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

WMU, Ohio, NIU pick up wins in busy MAC weekend -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A comprehensive guide to the Ebola virus -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Trio of freshmen leading UMass hockey’s offense early in the season -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A guide to comic collecting in the Pioneer Valley -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Letter: What’s behind the curtains on Birthright trips? -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

FBI director’s fear-mongering view of data encryption is off the mark -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass Permaculture Initiative to add three new programs -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gov. Deval Patrick visits Amherst, awards $1.5 million grant for downtown development -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UHS offers more accessible vaccination clinics as flu season nears -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gamard: Is gluten really bad or just a fad? -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Three new students appointed as SGA special assistants -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Allymohamed scores game winner after suffering facial injury against Boston University -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Loaded weekend against Marist, Keene State challenges UMass club hockey -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UMass football seeing improvement on both the offensive and defensive lines -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Remembering Derek Jeter: an appraisal -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Yellowcard switches things up on “Lift a Sail” -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Campus Sustainability Day to take place Wednesday -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Reproductive freedom is about more than sex

Abortion rights supporters demonstrate outside the Capitol in Austin, Texas, where Gov. Rick Perry signed the abortion restriction bill, House Bill 2, Thursday, July 18, 2013. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/MCT)

Hannah Sparks explains how the conservative attack on women’s reproductive rights stems from a fundamental lack of understanding on the subject.

‘Shame’ draws audiences into dark places

Through its unique use of cinematography and exceptional acting, “Shame” provides a rare perspective inside the life of a sex addict, played by Michael Fassbender.

Professor studies how cultures view teen sex

UMass Professor Amy Schalet compares American and Dutch families’ views on sex in her recent book, “Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex.”

Students learn how to get sex ‘right’ at lecture

At a Wednesday lecture, students were treated to a discussion on how to have positive, rewarding sexual experiences by Joyce Joseph, the former clinical director of the Human Sexuality Institute.

Laws and Licks- What to do

“The Talk” blogger Sophie Kaner dives deep into on-campus habits and what relationships may hinge on.

On trying new things.

Dear Sophie, I am a freshman and a virgin. I feel my first sexual experience may not be too far in the future, and while that is exciting, it is also nerve-racking. So many people are experienced that I feel I may not perform up to proper standards. Honey, standards for a virgin are pretty low. Basically, the only thing you’re expected to do is show up. As long as you’re honest about the amount of experience you’ve had, anybody worth boning is not going to hold any mishaps against you. There will be mishaps, too, and twice as many…

Jackrabbits and Jack Sparrow

‘The Talk’ blogger Sophie Kaner has the cure for dealing with neighbors with certain constant late night activities.

On bruising, both physical and emotional.

‘The Talk’ Collegian blogger Sophie Kaner discusses physical and emotional relationship dilemmas.

How to be sexy

“The Talk” blogger Sophie Kaner answers your questions about how to be sexy–and how not to be.

Lady Problems

“The Talk” blogger Sophie Kaner answers your questions about the care and keeping of girlfriends.

Boyfriends, Girlfriends, and Porn

Dear Sophie, I found out my boyfriend watches porn, so I tried watching it. I can see why people enjoy it but for the most part it seems unrealistic and really womanizing. I know it’s silly but knowing he watches it makes me feel like I’m not good enough. Yes, porn has a tendency to be absurdly unrealistic. Honestly, that’s part of its allure (at least for some people), because really the point is just to see people fucking in order to provoke immediate arousal. In unrealistic porn (which is to say, most porn), nobody cares about the plots or…

Bugger off.

What, what, in the butt? Collegian blogger Sophie Kaner discusses pro’s and con’s of anal sex in her newest edition of “The Talk.”

Birds of a Feather

Sophie Kaner answers your questions about where to find fellow LGBTQ students and kinksters.

The Talk: Le Petit Mort

‘The Talk’ blogger Sophie Kaner answers your questions about when and how best to orgasm.

Quickies

Sophie Kaner gives the short answers to your questions on relationships, hookups, and meeting new people.

G Whiz

Ladies, curious about your G-Spot? ‘The Talk’ blogger Sophie Kaner gives the low down about down low.

You’re not a freak…just a little freaky.

Sophie Kaner answers more questions about sex. Ask her some of your own inside the post.

Let’s talk.

Have a question about love, sex and dating? Sophie Kaner is all ears. Ask her anonymously and she’ll provide some advice!