News | Topic: College

Teens Invent ‘Smart Straw’ To Combat Date Rape

Three teenagers have developed a “Smart Straw,” which detects common date rape drugs in drinks. Read the article here.

What Does ‘Sex Positive’ Mean? Your Questions, Answered

Sex positivity isn’t just another buzzword to look up on Urban Dictionary. It’s a framework that counselors, medical professionals and universities are using to educate and talk with young people about issues relating to sexuality and sexual health.

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Let’s Kiss Dating Hello

A sociologist reveals her research about ‘ring by spring’ culture on a Christian college campus for Christianity Today. Read the article here.

What You Need to Know About the ‘Red Zone,’ When Campus Sexual Assaults Spike

The “red zone” is a period from the beginning of fall semester to about Thanksgiving break when sexual assaults on U.S. college campuses seem to spike. Although every student, regardless of age or gender, is at risk, freshman females are the most vulnerable.

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Websites Connect College Students With ‘Sugar Daddies’ Willing To Pay The Bills

Some students say it allows them to get education without the crushing debt, critics say the arrangements smack of prostitution and could be unsafe, others argue that it takes advantage of women in vulnerable situations.

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Millennial Math

The infographics throughout this article highlight generational differences in areas of marriage, college, and finances.

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#ThatsNotLove Campaign Helps Teens Spot Signs of Relationship Abuse

The One Love Foundation, started by the parents of a college student who was beaten to death by her boyfriend, are on a mission to help teens and young adults know the signs of an abusive relationship.

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Sexual Violence Isn’t Just A College Problem. It Happens In K-12 Schools, Too.

Sexual assault has become a dominant topic on the nation’s college campuses in recent years, but it has largely remained a hidden issue in elementary, middle and high schools, where parents assume their children are supervised and safe.

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Giving Chastity a Chance in the College Hookup Culture

Despite what most college students think, over 25% of college students are not participating in the hook up culture.

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Campus Sex…With a Syllabus

Education about consent is in high demand on college campuses, particularly because men and women are still confused as to its definition.

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30 College Students on Dating and Hooking Up in College

Teen Vogue interviewed several college students about their take on the hook up culture, relationships, and what it means to explore their sexuality in college.

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Why Aren’t Millennials Having Sex Anymore?

The number of college students claiming they’ve never had sex is nearly 40 percent. Only five years ago, a 25-year, “exhaustive” study found that college students who say they’re virgins made up only 13 percent. What has changed? Read the take from Relevant Magazine here.

What A Massive Sexual Assault Survey Found at 27 Top U.S. Universities

The Association of American Universities on Monday released the overall results of a survey that asked students at 27 universities about their experiences with sexual assault and sexual misconduct, drawing responses from more than 150,000 students.

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Old Dominion University’s Sigma Nu Frat Suspended During Probe Into Sexually Suggestive Signs

Crass, sexually suggestive banners “welcoming” freshmen women to a Virginia college last week have sparked outrage and led to the suspension of at least one of the school’s fraternities.

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Duke University Freshmen Refuse To Read ‘Fun Home’ For Moral Reasons

Incoming freshmen at Duke University are reportedly refusing to read their summer novel, Fun Home – an LGBT graphic novel – due to their Christian and moral beliefs.

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Elizabethtown College Introduces Gender-Inclusive Housing

Elizabethtown College will introduce its first gender-inclusive or gender-neutral housing option for students. Read the article here.

Baylor University Removes Clause on ‘Homosexual Acts’ From Sexual Misconduct Policy

Earlier this year, Baylor University made a discreet change to its sexual misconduct policy by removing a line regarding “homosexual acts.”

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1 in 4 Harvard Grads Didn’t Have Sex in College

A year-end survey by The Harvard Crimson takes a closer look at how sexually active the Class of 2015 was during their undergrad years.

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Rape Is Common Among Female College Freshmen, Study Shows

A new study of first-year women at a large private university in the Northeastern U.S. reveals that many freshman women have suffered some form of rape.

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