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Prude to Crude: How One Freshman Found Her Inner Freak

Until college, I was the prude. The hot Asian prude, but nonetheless the prude. At my ironically slutty all-girls Catholic school, everyone tried to hide their obvious skankiness. And while my boyfrie...
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Who’s on Top? How Society Dictates Your Position in Life and in the Bedroom

Now, I know I have almost beaten gender roles in our society to death, but I’ve still got one last little bit to harp on. All of this theory is leading up to something — a part of my sex life an a...
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Sexuality and Flexibility: No, No, Not That Kind of Flexibility

I spent a long while trying to think of what to write for my first sex article for the Daily Nexus, and as I thought about it, I was forced to think about what, exactly, a sex article should cover. T...
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He Said: Next Valentine’s Day, Think in Terms of What Would Whitney Do?

If you, like me, spend an inordinate amount of time agonizing over the fate of divahood in American pop culture, this weekend was pretty tough on you too. Whitney, this one’s for you. In honor of th...
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The Wednesday Hump: Heternormativity at Its Finest

I enjoy the crude humor and candid tone of the Wednesday Hump just as much as any Gaucho. However, what strikes me most about this column is its sense of exclusivity. It’s about one thing and one th...
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Regain Your Grip on Reality by Dropping the Digital Dependency

Perception. It’s a hard word to define, especially from an individual standpoint. How one person perceives things is different from how another person does. The only fact about perception is that we...
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Give Us Back the Facebook We Know and Love!

It's that time of year when students all across campus are distressed: Facebook has changed its layout again. But this time, Facebook is completely, 100 percent biting off of Twitter. The new, "improv...
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Own Your Creepiness

As a first-year student at UCSB, I am discovering so many wonderful things about myself. The most important of those is that I'm a really creepy girl.
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Zone Out to Illicit Lust

I've been harboring the biggest crush on my professor for a long while now. I'm not going to lie; I want that man to touch me in ways that are almost unfit to print. The following events took place, a...
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The Reader’s Voice: What’s Your Problem? Quote Is a Problem for STD Victims

I would like to respond to one of the quotes in the Daily Nexus's Wednesday, October 15th story,"What's Your Problem?" Ricky Denoda is quoted as saying, "I'm visiting and I heard that one in 20 of th...
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