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Defining 'sex' with numbers

Infographics by Jake Wellins and Gaby Vasquez

BY AMRUTHA SIVAKUMAR

In my rational, engineering-brained way of conceptualizing information, it doesn’t make sense. “Sex” is just a word, after all. I should be able to define it — as should anyone else. When someone asks me what I feel about sex, or whether sex would be appropriate in a particular situation, I should be able to give a clear-cut, no-nonsense “yes” or “no.”

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Personal Statement: Lasting

BY YARDAIN AMRON

When I started having sex in high school, I used to last a minute on a good day. I was sixteen and simultaneously felt like the ten-year-old kid in Billy Madison who pissed his pants, and the 60-year-old impotent man in every Viagra commercial.

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Thought Bubble

Ruby Wallau/Daily

BY STATEMENT STAFF

“It’s important to find someone who really likes you for who you are. I think you need that personality chemistry… so if you’re dorky, you need to find that dorky girl who you’re cool with.”
— John Doherty , Engineering senior

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Ann Arbor Affairs: Why I'm smitten with "SNL"

BY ERIKA HARWOOD

I can’t really recall the specifics of my first time — but I do remember loving it. It happened in the middle of the day, around 1 p.m. I was perched on the edge of my couch, dazed with anticipation because it was finally, after all those years, happening.

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The Statement is The Michigan Daily's weekly news magazine, distributed every Wednesday during the academic year.

The Sex Survey

BY THE STATEMENT MAGAZINE

This year, 935 undergraduate students took our annual Sex Survey — where we explored how technology influences the way that students on campus 'do the deed.' Here's the breakdown.

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"Playing with matches, a girl could get burned": Tinder on a college campus

BY GIANCARLO BUONOMO

What shows up in this slideshow is just the username, age and first photo. You have to click on their profile to see the other photos, their description, and because Tinder is linked to Facebook, what mutual friends and interests you have. Two people will match if both swipe right on another’s profiles. If two people match, they can then message each other.

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Famous by Association: Everyone should want a beard

BY MARIAM SHEIKH

The past week marked two things: the beginning of the Christmas season and the unfortunate end to No Shave November. Now I realize that this sentiment may not resonate with everyone. I have been on Yik Yak enough to know that No Shave November is not everyone’s cup of tea. But can we take a moment to appreciate it?

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Personal Statement: My real sex ed

BY ZAK WITUS

I have a fragmented memory of my introduction to sex as a child. I remember hearing my parents having sex one time when I was probably 13 years old. At least I think so. I heard the rhythmic creaking of the bed, and somehow I knew automatically what that signified.

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From the Pews: Born to believe?

BY CLAIRE BRYAN

Looking around the oak dining room table at every holiday family dinner, you’ll find one empty seat as we all grab hands, tilt heads and listen to my Uncle Steve recite a prayer.

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