When Sankara Daly told his dad he wasn’t sexually active, he was ready for an open discussion about sex. Instead, his father handed him a book.
Parents typically don’t have a calendar with a date circled for the talk, but many parents anxiously anticipate this interaction. This conversation varies among families, but can cover a range of topics from sexually transmitted infections (STI) to consensual sex.read more >>
For Sofia Rapatsouleas, analingus is a routine part of sex.
Analingus is the oral sex practice where a person stimulates another’s anus by use of their mouth, including lips, tongue or teeth.
Forty-four of 356 students polled indicated they have participated in analingus during sex, according to The Spectrum’s Sex Survey.read more >>
You could be the star of a porno without even knowing it as the result of an alarming new trend that has raised legal and ethical concerns in the U.S.
Deepfakes, named after the redditor who first started face-swapping celebrity faces onto porn performers’ bodies, are becoming more popular with the rise of user-friendly applications like FakeApp, which allows people to create their own realistic face-swapped videos using machine learning and artificial intelligence.read more >>
It won’t make your hands fall off and it won’t make you go blind, but watching too much porn can screw up your sex life. Erectile dysfunction, issues with body image and full-blown addiction are just a few of the symptoms of over-watching porn.
A 2011 survey by Italian researchers at the Italian Society of Andrology and Sexual Medicine surveyed 28,000 men who categorized themselves as being addicted to porn. The results showed that many men, some as young as 14, suffered from “sexual anorexia.”read more >>
In January, Campus Dining & Shops (CDS) introduced a new plastic version of their previous paper-based cups. The change, according to CDS, was made to change the cups “in terms of both integrity and ability to be recycled,” with the new plastic cups being both recyclable and reusable.read more >>
Sal Natale didn’t know much about the Jewish faith before this summer when he travelled to Israel for the Jerusalem Film Workshop. The Department of Media Study graduate was the only person on his team of filmmakers who did not speak any Hebrew.read more >>
As usual, the weather is becoming unbearable. If you’re looking to warm up your spirits and get in fully frigid winter mode, check out some of what Buffalo has to offer this month.
The Atrium @ Rich’s, 1 Robert Rich Way
Feb. 9, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The West Side will be walking in a winter wonderland this weekend. This 10th annual edition of Winterfest is equipped with food from Rich Products alongside offerings from the West Side Bazaar.read more >>
Different from a tropical spring break destination, alternative breaks give students opportunities to provide domestic or international outreach to communities with social issues. These breaks emphasize the important role volunteers play in communities.read more >>
After the ongoing Syrian civil war began earlier this decade, UB alum Ayla Abiad wasn’t sure how to help.
Born in Syria, she had no control in going back home.
She felt handcuffed.
Abiad began volunteering at Buffalo’s International Institute and began seeing Syrian families coming into the resettlement agency. She began introducing herself to families and not long after started receiving messages asking for help.read more >>
The “Tide Pod Challenge,” a recent trend where participants consume laundry detergent pods, gained significant traction after tweets from @littlestwayne and @fastjellyfish alluding to eating the pods were liked by over 10,000 users in December 2017.read more >>
As the spring semester begins, a number of commuters are already concerned about the weather being a burden to their education at UB. Sixty-two percent of undergraduate students commute to UB, according to the Office of Institutional Analysis from Fall 2016.read more >>
On Jan. 23, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center brought a number of Conrad’s archived works to over 100 attendees at their opening honoring the late artist. “Tony Conrad @ Hallwalls” –– a selection of footage dating back to 1977 –– is full of interview clips, compositions and stills from the artist.read more >>
Student Association’s Winter Gala has been an eagerly anticipated event for UB students since the tradition began in 2001, but many students will be unable to attend this year after the 800 tickets to the event sold out within two days.
Students shared their frustration about the sold out event, citing conflicting work and class schedules as reasons for their inability to purchase tickets in time, while SA representatives –– who are able to reserve and purchase tickets at a discouned rate –– believe nothing can be done to improve the system.
The Gala, reminiscent of a high school prom and hosted at Samuel's Grande Manor on the Saturday after the last day of classes, invites hundreds of students to dress up in their best formal wear for a classy night of entertainment.
Tickets are sold for $30 at the SBI office on North Campus and at Harriman Hall on South Campus.read more >>
With finals just around the corner, overwhelmed students are finding peaceful ways to unwind through stress relieving workshops on campus.
Every week, UB’s Wellness Education Services hold “Stressbusters” an event that provides students with a five-minute back rub and stress reduction techniques. Wellness Education Services holds 26 stress relief events throughout the course of the semester that take place across UB’s North and South Campuses.read more >>
Cesar Ramirez went four years without consuming dairy. He believes the industry is destroying the planet and abusing cows. But after one week at UB, the freshman was eating cheese pizza.read more >>
University Heights residents are concerned about the possible opening of a new restaurant on Main Street called Main Place that will serve alcohol and host 18 and over events.read more >>