Fourth Annual Condom Fashion Show Promotes Safe Sex Awareness Through Fashion

By Rebecca Cohen For Unwind magazine Fashion and sexual awareness meet at Maryland’s fourth annual Condom Fashion Show, sponsored by Global Protection and ONE® Condoms and hosted by the MICA, the University of Maryland Health Center, Bedsider @ UMD and Sex Week at Maryland. This year’s theme is “Proud and Protected.” The goal of this theme is to get student organizations to identify with what … Continue reading Fourth Annual Condom Fashion Show Promotes Safe Sex Awareness Through Fashion

University of Maryland women discuss female masturbation

By Amanda Eisenberg For Unwind magazine Junior Daphne Pellegrino perused through the shelves of brightly-colored vibrators at Secret Pleasures, a U Street sex shop. She dragged her fingers across the silicon and plastic pieces, gingerly picking up a few items before setting them back down. The journalism major moved around the small row house aimlessly, looking a little unsure. “I don’t know my body as … Continue reading University of Maryland women discuss female masturbation

Sexpectations: What do University of Maryland students really do in the bedroom?

By Julia Balzer For Unwind magazine Do you remember your first day of freshman year? It could have been years or just weeks ago, but I’m sure you had expectations. Maybe you were anticipating your new classes or making new friends. But more likely than not, you also had expectations of sex in college. Some first-year students come to this university not knowing what to … Continue reading Sexpectations: What do University of Maryland students really do in the bedroom?

Club McKeldin: Not a study group

By Jacqueline Tanner An on-campus sex trend amongst students at this university finds a popular yet unconventional host: McKeldin Library. McKeldin, the main library on the campus, consists of seven floors and two wings, and is fully equipped with many resources that are allegedly helping students with much more than just their academic work. An increasing number of students are now using these resources to … Continue reading Club McKeldin: Not a study group

Where sex meets food: Incorporating food into your sex life

By Shelby Copeland When it comes to basic survival, scientists may distinguish the three most important needs: sex, food and sleep. Why not combine two of them? Incorporating food in your sex life may seem taboo but putting them together can have some savory effects. When couples are looking for a way to “spice” up their sex life, the majority of people don’t think about … Continue reading Where sex meets food: Incorporating food into your sex life

Foods to improve your sex life

By Rebecca Torchia Doctors and weight loss programs love to tell people what they should be eating to keep themselves healthy. Carrots are good for the eyes and milk makes strong bones. They typically don’t mention, however, that oysters increase your libido or that celery causes arousal in many women. Raw oysters are a well-known aphrodisiac. “Oysters are high in zinc which is known to … Continue reading Foods to improve your sex life

Sex Column: Summer romance — fling or fate?

By Marone Shiferaw Short-term relationships can happen at different times of the year, but they are extremely frequent in one particular season: summer. Summer romances can be beneficial, as it boosts self-confidence, creates adrenaline, expands mindsets and pleases the bodies, psychologists report. Research shows summer romances are very common, said Catherine A. Sanderson, psychology professor at Amherst College. In 2010 and 2011, May through August … Continue reading Sex Column: Summer romance — fling or fate?

What makes a happy sex life

By Jenna Milliner-Waddell When it comes to living a happy life, it is important to tap into that unconventional topic that some people wouldn’t dare speak of: sex. There are many situations in which students become sexually active, whether they are in a relationship, have a friend with benefits, or if they engage in one-night stands. However, when asked, a majority of people said they … Continue reading What makes a happy sex life

Steamy Sex Fantasies: Where you want to have sex

By Amanda Eisenberg Despite the hype of college hookups, it’s not so easy to find a place for intimacy. Dorm rooms have thin walls and present an issue for your roommate, and sleeping anywhere else could turn into a walk of shame the next morning. But for most University of Maryland students, the ideal location for having sex isn’t on campus. Freshmen Daphne Pellegrino and … Continue reading Steamy Sex Fantasies: Where you want to have sex

30,000 condoms arrive on campus to promote safe sex

By Amanda Eisenberg With only three weeks and 30,000 condoms, senior Connor Davies and her team organized a condom couture fashion show for World AIDS Day. Due to the controversial sex week the university hosted, this event was completely “student run, student-driven, student funded,” said Davies, a behavioral and community health major. The red-carpet event was held in Stamp’s Grand Ballroom on Thursday, Dec. 5, … Continue reading 30,000 condoms arrive on campus to promote safe sex

Cold? Warm Up With These Sexy Holiday Gift Ideas

By Catherine Sheffo When it comes to the holiday season, finding the perfect sexy gift can be a bit of a hot topic — pun very much intended. From traditional with a twist to straight up sexual, students had plenty of gift ideas both to give and receive. “I used to always buy myself lingerie that my boyfriend would like because it’s pretty and I … Continue reading Cold? Warm Up With These Sexy Holiday Gift Ideas