09 Feb 2016

Valentine’s Day: Your best friend could be the best date

Valentine’s Day is often overwhelming for someone living the single life. Instead of having to dress up and go on an awkward first date in an overcrowded restaurant, doing your

24 Feb 2015

Romantic partners unessential during young adulthood

Sitting in my bed staring at the wilting flowers I bought for myself on Valentine’s Day, I realized I recently started dating myself and I really, really love me. Knowing this now, I

18 Feb 2015

Couples on campus show their love in unique ways

Note: A name in this article has been changed in order to preserve the source’s privacy. The source will be referred to as “M”. As many celebrate Valentines Day around

03 Dec 2013

‘Tis the season to be horny

Drawn by Kirstie Haruta As the end of the year approaches, when summer is but a distant memory, people tend to find themselves surrounded by couples (or in a relationship

22 Oct 2013

Don’t let college love eclipse your post-graduate ambitions

Drawn by Kirstie Haruta Upon entering college, I was determined to graduate in three years, move back to Los Angeles, and become a glorious success. But those plans came to

27 Nov 2012

Freshmen opt for romantic relationships rather than hookups

A recently published study has revealed that hookups – noncommittal sexual forays – might not be as prevalent in a woman’s first year of college as is commonly thought. The Miriam Hospital’s Centers

13 Dec 2011

Trust a dominating force in BDSM relationships

Trust is the foundation of any relationship, especially one that involve whips, handcuffs and choking. BDSM stands for bondage and discipline, domination and submission, and sadism and masochism. It is

08 Dec 2011

Abstinence an option for some SF State students

Five years after they started dating in their senior year of high school, SF State graduate student Alyssa Palfreyman had sex with her husband Sam for the first time. Waiting

28 Nov 2011

Marriage not always bliss for young couples in college

Flower arrangements, seating charts and bridesmaids dresses typically don’t go hand in hand with homework, group projects and finals in a young college student’s thoughts. But SF State student Leona

13 Nov 2011

Friends with benefits: unlike movies, can be complicated

In a poster for the movie “No Strings Attached,” Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher smile at each other while putting their clothes back on in a disheveled bedroom; the tagline

18 Oct 2011

Breaking up online: how social media can affect the end of a relationship

Relationship status: Heartbroken. Ending a relationship is hard enough, but in the digital age, things have become more complicated with social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr changing the

03 May 2011

Get your head out of the clouds and find yourself a real girlfriend

It’s no secret that, these days, most people have a Facebook or Twitter account. Some people utilize the efficiency of the Internet for dating – and even sex. The Internet