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Pictures taken by Kat Procacci, Joyce Chen, Sydney Riddle, Xenia Gonikberg, and Sherin Samuel.




After two years of pandemic restrictions and health scares, young adults are emerging back into social settings, determined to fortify their health with strong relationships and fit lifestyles. Click the link to read more!

The Statesman got down and dirty with readers for the 2022 Sex and Relationships Special Issue. We asked students in an anonymous sex survey about everything from favorite kinks to online dating. This year, we focused on non-traditional relationships to shine a light on all avenues of dating and romance. Over 150 of you ripped off the covers and told us your secrets under the sheets. Here are the results: Click the link to read more!

“Red flags” are signs in relationships that may reveal toxic or unhealthy qualities and actions. As the phrase has gained popularity in today’s culture, we see these red flags more in movies, TV shows and in everyday life in unhealthy relationships that become toxic. While every relationship has its trials, experts say a toxic relationship is one that is consistently unpleasant and affects a person’s health and well-being. Click the link to read more!


Many relationships wouldn’t be able to withstand them without the resources available to us. Being able to see your partner’s face and be in their presence is such a comforting feeling when that’s all you have. Click the link to read more!

While Texas Gov. Greg Abbott orders state agencies to seize transgender children and prosecute their families for “child abuse,” the United States government and news outlets are looking the other way. Click the link to read more!


Classic television tropes have sexualized women since their curves were in black and white. Whether it be Marilyn Monroe in “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” or Margot Robbie in “The Wolf of Wall Street,” women’s bodies have been used as pawns for both the men in the movies and the audiences drooling over their popcorn. Click the link to read more!

“Rent” is a Broadway musical that has been loved and shared for 25 years now. As this year marks the 25th anniversary, “Rent” is making its way across the country with its farewell tour, kissing Jonathan Larson’s masterpiece goodbye. Click the link to read more!

The male and female gaze are two concepts that have been circulating in the media thanks to TikTok. More people are exploring these concepts in modern cinema and media. But what exactly are they and how are they different? Click the link to read more!

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