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2015-10-01

Slut shaming has gone out of style

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief It is 2015, and we as a society still slut-shame. Slut-shaming is known in popular culture as harsh criticism of a female for her real or presumed sexual conduct; criticism that takes empowerment away from the female body. In today’s world there is a double standard that everyone knows, but few are brave enough to ...

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Social media may be affecting your sex life

Written by Terrance Johnson, Staff Writer If you are spending too much time on social media, it is possible that you are not having as much sex as you would like to. According to leading sex experts, studies show that an unhealthy fixation on social media can prove to be detrimental to your sex life. One reason that this is ...

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Blazers united against Union

Written by Jyrell Wynn, Staff Writer         As the season goes on, the Valdosta State volleyball team continues its run as they defeat West Alabama. With a score of 3-1, the Blazers are rallying for a spectacular season as they prepare for their upcoming matches. Union continues to struggle as the season goes on with another defeat to Shorter University losing ...

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Valdosta ranks high on STD list; miseducation to blame

Written by John Preer, Editor-in-Chief The city of Valdosta has made it to the top 100 of a list that not many are proud of.  Valdosta shared this precarious honor with other Georgia cities including Albany, Augusta, Columbus and Macon.  According to the Center for Disease Control, Valdosta comes in at 87 in a list of the top 100 sexually ...

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Top Hollywood Sex Scandals of the past decade

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor 2005 to 2015 was quite the decade. From “leaked” sex tapes to extramarital affairs, no celeb seemed to escape without being linked to some scandal. Outside of Kim Kardashian’s tape, Cosby grossness and other obvious selection; here are some of the other top sex scandals that started a media storm this past decade. Tiger ...

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Weekly Weird: Gene altering allows two men to concieve

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief Who says only a man and a woman can conceive a baby anymore? According to a paper published in Cell, a research paper publisher, two men could possibly be able to have a baby together in the near future. No, men will not be able to physically carry a baby for nine months (a few women ...

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Editorial: Wrap it or don’t tap it

Sex is great. It’ fun, intimate, workout friendly, experimental and puts you to sleep.  And it can kill you. It’s frustrating to know how powerful sex is, and yet many people don’t educate themselves. Too many don’t practice safe sex. Too many die or have to alter their lives over one encounter. Even if you take every precaution, you can ...

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