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The Need for Medication Abortion Access on Campus

Sammy Perez, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

The Colgate University Collective (CU Collective), a new, student-founded organization of over 60 members, advocates for Colgate Student Health Services to offer medication abortions. It’s important...

The Gender Divide in Colgate’s Women’s Studies Department

Sammy Perez, Contributing Writer April 14, 2023

I have encountered a total of five male-identifying individuals in the three Women’s Studies courses I have taken at Colgate University, and I anticipate I will find a similar skew in the WMST classes...

In Defense of Situationships

In Defense of Situationships

Kyle Mayers, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

“So what are we?” reads the text they sent you last night. You haven’t opened it yet as your read receipts are on, but you feel reluctant to answer them. Within a month of knowing them, you have...

Minus the City: Hookup Culture in the Age of Social Media

Elli Ament, Contributing Writer December 10, 2021

Imagine this: you're about to go meet up with some person with whom you want to hook up. You two have been messaging for a bit, and they've invited you over to "hang out." What have you probably already...

Minus the City: Here’s the Deal with Alcohol and Consent

Elli Ament, Contributing Writer November 7, 2021

*Editorial content warning: this article contains discussion of sexual assault and sexual violence.  Our society, and certainly our school, has a complicated relationship with alcohol and consent....

How Cis Men and Women Should Respond to New Trans Activism

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

Nikita Dragun, a celebrity makeup artist, business owner, YouTuber and model, is generally accepted as a problematic person. From her Blackfishing and cultural appropriation to her feuds with other celebrities,...

DaBaby: Raging Homophobe or Just Closeted? 

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

While it happened over a month ago, the DaBaby controversy still sticks in my mind as one of the most laughable moments in hip-hop history. Not because of the comments he made, but because of how relentless...

Minus the City: Starting the Year Off Right

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

Welcome to another year, and with that, another year of Minus the City. I’m excited to see how Colgate’s sex discourse unfolds over these next two semesters, and I hope to facilitate more positive...

Minus the City: Dating’s Domino Effect

Isabelle Jacobs, Contributing Writer April 30, 2021

If you're single or dating, you're no doubt facing challenges during this horrid pandemic. Coronavirus has maybe changed dating forever, but for the better? The pandemic has made dating harder and more...

Minus the City: Peach Play with Erin Voss

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

The prevalence of anal sex is often underestimated; 36% of women and 44% of men report engaging in anal in their lifetime. Yet, sex ed curricula around the country either fail to provide a comprehensive...

Minus the City: The Masturbation Discussion Continues — Erin Voss and Jelly Wink

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

QTPOC Colgate, along with Haven and the Medusa Movement, have put together a five-part Queer Sex Education and Consent Workshop series in hopes of educating and spreading awareness on topics surrounding...

Unpacking Masturbation Shame with Afrosexology

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

On March 9, Sisters of the Round Table (SORT) and Gamma Phi Beta hosted an event led by Afrosexology — a Black female duo dedicated to offering comprehensive sex education to not only Black individuals...

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