By Chelyse Prevost Web Content Contributor It’s that time of year again. High blood sugar is in the air, and all of our public spaces are saturated in heart-shaped everything. Everyone’s coordinating pink and red as if the two don’t … Continue reading Sappy Valentine’s Day
By Timia Cobb Web Content Contributor The friend zone is a place of importance, self discovery, sadness, jealousy, loneliness, etc. In general it can be many things but it will inevitably always be the friend zone. The closest thing I … Continue reading Hi Friend Zone
By Paola Bakker Web Content Contributor As a 22-year-old, I’ve had a bit of experience using dating apps. I signed up for Tinder when I was fresh out of high school at 18, back when it was slightly less socially … Continue reading Dating Apps Ranked in Order of Awfulness
By Piper BlakeAssistant Web Content Manager Everyone knows about how hard it is to keep up long distance relationships in college but what about keeping up relationships in college? This isn’t just about keeping your connection with your significant other. … Continue reading Keep in Touch
By Constunce Brantley and Tyler TownesPodcast Producers Educated and Highly Melanated is a podcast about what the college experience is. It touches on relationships, social life, school work and how to juggle all of these before stepping out into the … Continue reading Educated and Highly Melanated: The Lover in You
By Garrett McGinley Web Content Contributor There is nothing more desirable for a person than to be loved. Love defines a significant portion of our culture and lives, as it certainly should. However, there is one specific type that seems … Continue reading It’s OK To Be Single
By Rikki Yanez Blog Content Contributor Being single is like a roller coaster. I say this because being single takes your emotions from up to down and side to side. This roller coaster is constantly changing your thoughts about being … Continue reading The Emotional Roller Coaster of Being Single
By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor “Everything that glitters isn’t gold.” When I experienced my first “heartbreak”, my mother made sure she gave me those words. For some reason, those words have been replaying over and over again in my … Continue reading Real Love or Toxic Lust?
By Allison Johnson Assistant Web Content Manager Over spring break, rumors sparked that Big Sean cheated on Jhene Aiko. Despite them shutting down the rumors, people came to Jhene’s defense. Everyone was confused why anyone could cheat on a beautiful … Continue reading Be Worthy Enough For You
By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor Once or twice throughout life we may find ourselves interested in a person who isn’t physically close to us. This can be a big predicament when feelings are involved. Trying to decide what’s best … Continue reading Keys to Surviving a Long-Distance Relationship
By Allison Johnson Assistant Web Content Manager The older we get, the more cynical we become of holidays. Every year I find myself saying, “It doesn’t even feel like Christmas.” We lose the fun in everything simply because we’re not … Continue reading It’s Not Worth Being a Naysayer About Valentine’s Day
By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor For some, Valentine’s Day is a dreaded, insignificant holiday and for others, it’s the chance to show appreciation for someone special in their life. This day may take the crown of being the most … Continue reading Five Best Valentine’s Day Dates in the Austin Area
By Rikki Yanez Blog Content Contributor Do you ever find yourself questioning if the people you have called friends for months, or even years, are supporting you or paying attention to what you have to say? Perhaps, when you hang … Continue reading Holding on to Empty Friendships
By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor One can be lonely for any number of reasons– maybe you’ve just moved to San Marcos and haven’t found your niche yet, you’re too busy to have much of a social life, you’ve just … Continue reading A Guide to Loneliness
By Savannah Howard Blog Content Contributor The concept that a women’s sexual pleasure is less important than men’s is too normalized. In porn the female orgasm is rarely portrayed accurately. The actresses are always climaxing multiple times from penetration alone … Continue reading Male Pleasure Should Not Equal Female Discomfort
By Conner Yarbrough Blog Content Contributor It’s not uncommon to hear people say that we are “our own worst enemy.” And, though (abstractly) applicable to our conscious destruction of the natural environment that will ultimately lead to our demise, I … Continue reading A Think Piece on Thought
By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor This month is not only in the beginning of fall, but it also marks the start of an interesting concept: Cuffing Season. Cuffing season is the time period between fall and winter when scouting … Continue reading How to Survive Cuffing Season
By DeMornay Harper Web Content Contributor We see it all around us. Love is in our fingertips. It’s in the way we say goodnight, and the smiles strangers inspire in us on the street. It is in that overwhelmed call … Continue reading How Do You Know Love?
By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor I think majority of us all have that one friend who they consider the introvert of the group. And if you’re like me, you are that introvert. Sure, you might find me out for … Continue reading Are You an Introvert?
By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor One of my favorite TV characters, Hank Moody once said, “Is it possible that longing for something is better than having it? I’ve heard it said that satisfaction is the death of desire.” Well … Continue reading Is Satisfaction the Death of Desire?