Survey shows many sexually active UB students don't get STI tested
Published: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 22:02
“I used to live with four guys off campus, and one of the things I heard from one of them is that he uses the pull-out method,” Schlick said, “To me … hearing that is kind of shocking. It’s a little scary.”
Schlick encourages students to be sexually responsible by exploring all birth control options. She is an on-campus advocate for bedsider.org, a comprehensive online resource about all varieties of birth control.
Marc Volpe, a freshman aerospace engineering major, said sex is “so commonplace” that it’s “casually done.”
“I guess people don’t really think about it too much, especially the long-lasting effects it can bring upon somebody,” he said.
Amanda Low contributed reporting to this story.