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After justice, cautionary story remains -

December 1, 2015

Shaha performance to focus on racism in LGBTQIA+ community -

December 1, 2015

Amherst Police Log: Nov. 27-29 -

December 1, 2015

FEMA approves UMass’ hazard mitigation plan -

December 1, 2015

No. 1 Providence stays unbeaten, UML wins Friendship Four -

December 1, 2015

Student Athlete Spotlight: Austin Plevy and how he got to UMass -

December 1, 2015

UMass men’s basketball looks to regain shooting touch, work ball into post -

December 1, 2015

Gienieczko: UMass hockey must prove it’s competitive against top teams -

December 1, 2015

UMass football picks up walk-on commitment from Jaquan McCullough -

December 1, 2015

Comic book characters help tackle tough topics -

December 1, 2015

Local café The Works hosts retro vibe, quick and healthy foods -

December 1, 2015

Caleb Womack pleads guilty in connection to 2012 UMass gang rape -

November 30, 2015

Sïonan Barrett responds to criticism over recent SGA spending -

November 30, 2015

Cyr: Season’s end brings uncertainty to UMass football program -

November 30, 2015

Ball State routs UMass women’s basketball Saturday -

November 30, 2015

UMass falls to No. 3 Quinnipiac 1-0 Saturday afternoon -

November 30, 2015

Feel free to transfer -

November 30, 2015

‘Spotlight’ demands attention with powerful, affecting drama -

November 30, 2015

‘Mockingjay – Part 2’ successfully rekindles an old flame -

November 30, 2015

Caleb Womack rape trial to begin Monday -

November 29, 2015

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.


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!