Relationships

High Heels and Tight Dresses: Sexy or Sexist?

High Heels and Tight Dresses: Sexy or Sexist?

By PRISCILLA MALAVET ALVARDO Tight jeans, a crop top and sneakers could get you in at one of tighten opens the doors to hot clubs in my hometown of San Juan, but that’s not the case here in New York City if you want to be seen partying at one […]

 
 

Fatal Attraction: How the Bad Boy Stole Our Hearts

Fatal Attraction: How the Bad Boy Stole Our Hearts

By EMMA RUDD In 1116, the esteemed philosopher Abelard wrote to a friend that he was sure he could seduce a brilliant scholar named Heloise. “I was famous myself at the time, young, and exceptionally good-looking,” he wrote. “And I could not imagine that any woman I thought worthy of […]

 
 

“13 Reasons Why”: More Questions than Answers

“13 Reasons Why”: More Questions than Answers

BY SHELBY JORDAN Google “suicide.” The first link is to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, with a phone number and online chat option.  Just below is a gallery of the top stories on notable suicides, most recently dominated by Aaron Hernandez, former NFL star, and the fictional Hannah Baker, star […]

 
 

A College Student’s Guide to a Happy Mom

A College Student’s Guide to a Happy Mom

BY SHELBY JORDAN If you think heading off to college and adjusting to your new life was hard for you, consider your mother.  A chapter in her life – hands-on mom—ends. She fears that you will never need her again. It’s a period of transition where she has to find […]

 
 

Millennial Children of Divorce: Fear, Anxiety and Determination to End the Cycle

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By LARSON BINZER Julie Smith* always Skyped her family when she was homesick through her first two years at New York University. The dial would ring and the screen would fill with the familiar chattering of her parents, brother and, of course, Gran, sending hellos and love all the way […]

 
 

Students Confused by Affirmative Consent on Campus: What the Policy Really Means

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney of the US House of Representatives speaking at "The Epidemic of Sexual Abuse in our Schools and Universities," a panel discussion at New York University.

By EMILY WOOD Emma Sulkowicz—the mattress-toting student at Columbia University—has become a household name as photographs of her carrying her dorm room mattress around campus have flooded Facebook newsfeeds and even The New York Times. Sulkowicz uses her mattress as a creative protest of the lack of disciplinary action taken […]

 
 

Children of a Divorced Generation

Children of a Divorced Generation

Children of divorce can be an oft-pitied group. People hear the D-word and imagine children being shuttled from one home to another, splitting their holidays in half to see each of their embittered parents. But what happens when those children grow up and prepare to embark on relationships themselves?