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BDSM

BDSM

By Theo Schwarz / Visual Editor

February 13, 2015

Asexual

Asexual

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February 13, 2015

Church

Church

By Jeff Ahearn / Assistant Visual Editor

February 13, 2015

Phone Sex: Clean cash for dirty talk

Phone Sex: Clean cash for dirty talk

By Elizabeth Lepro / Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

Online and over the phone, Dominique was a long- and raven-haired white woman, slightly older than college-aged, with heavy makeup. Although she wasn’t a dominatrix, she told men that she was interested in learning to become one. In reality, Tanisha is a young, black student who was, truthfully, not ve...

Sin No More: Sex and religion

Sin No More: Sex and religion

By Anjana Murali / Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

In his sophomore year of high school, Spencer Schlecht realized that his abstinence from sex wasn’t developing his faith, so he stopped repenting his sexual sins.Schlecht, a freshman pre-pharmacy major, is a nondenominational Christian. For him, if two people want to and agree on terms to have sex,...

Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch Jill’s big black collar

Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch Jill's big black collar

By Lauren Rosenblatt / Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

Boy and girl — we’ll call them Jack and Jill — were playfully teasing each other one night. Laughing about something Jack had said, Jill reached across to gently slap his cheek. Jack decided he couldn’t let her get away with it and gave her one right back. To both of their surprise, they liked it....

No Sex, No Love: Exploring asexuality, aromanticism at Pitt

No Sex, No Love: Exploring asexuality, aromanticism at Pitt

By Dale Shoemaker / Assistant News Editor

February 13, 2015

At parties, Allison likes to dance, to bump and grind, but not in a sexual way. Chelsea has danced and hooked up after a party, but didn’t enjoy it. Samantha, too, has had medicore sex after a frat party, but when the boy wanted to see her again, she turned him down. These three women, all Pitt s...

Brain Institute to include ALS research center within next five years

By Lauren Rosenblatt / Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Pitt plans to open a new center dedicated to researching treatments and cures for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, the University announced Thursday. In 2011, Neil Alexander, an O’Hara Township native, was diagnosed with ALS. On Thursday, he and his wife, Suzanne Al...

Professional Ink: Employers, job-seekers talk tats

By Lauren Wilson / Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Decorations of love might be sweet, but affection etched into your skin could turn employers sour. While tattoos are commonplace in American culture, spirits toward skin modification in the workplace aren’t as bright as the hues embellishing inked-up arms. About 76 percent of participants in a 2014...

Students to compete in startup competition

By Harrison Kaminsky and Abbey Reighard / The Pitt News Staff

February 4, 2015

Andrew Buchmann wants more people to save their money. One day, while he was eating lunch at Hemingway’s Cafe, Buchmann — a senior majoring in finance and supply chain management — learned that the restaurant offers half-off meals from 2 to 4 p.m. each day. In the three years Buchmann’s been a...

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