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Sex in the air, I don't care, I love the smell of it

Sex in the air, I don’t care, I love the smell of it

April 29, 2021

What do you think of when you hear the phrase BDSM? How about kink? Maybe you think about handcuffs, feathers, role-play and Fifty Shades of Grey-type sex. Or maybe you think of Rihanna’s song “S&M,”...

Sex Panther: Navigating Midd Tinder

Sex Panther: Navigating Midd Tinder

April 1, 2021

We’ve all been there. Literally, all of us have been stuck quarantined in our rooms. It can get pretty boring. And lonely. So it is only natural to download Tinder, right? I mean, it’s a pandemic....

Sex Panther: The internal condom

Sex Panther: The internal condom

October 22, 2020
Do you know what an internal condom is?
Sex Panther: The sexy side of Phase Two

Sex Panther: The sexy side of Phase Two

September 24, 2020

Hey MiddKids! I’m back just in time to answer all the Covid-19-related sex questions you didn’t even know you had. There’s nothing like six months with your parents and siblings to prepare you...

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What is love (at Middlebury)?

April 22, 2020
"I reached out to a few senior friends and asked them to answer a couple questions: how they defined love at Middlebury, if there was anything they wish they had realized sooner or done differently with regard to love during college, and when they felt most loved at Middlebury. "
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Online dating in the era of Covid-19

March 22, 2020
Our Sex Panther has compiled all the best coronavirus references from the dating apps she's been scanning while sheltering in place at home.
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Taking sex off the table

January 23, 2020
By choosing to not have sex, even though that was clearly his expectation for the night, she felt that she had messed up her chance to be with him.
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Sex Panther: Dating … with style

November 14, 2019
Hello, everyone, and welcome to cuffing season! As the temperatures drop, the number of couples sky-rocket.
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Sex Panther: Should I use a condom?

October 31, 2019
For part two of my series on sexually transmitted infections (STIs), let’s dive into whether you should use protection or not during sexual encounters of the third kind.
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Starting a conversation about STIs

October 17, 2019
Gather around the fall leaf-fueled campfire; let’s talk about STIs. I’ll start by saying that you should not be having unprotected sex.
What’s loneliness got to do with it?

What’s loneliness got to do with it?

October 3, 2019
At Cocoon the other night, a short prompt, written on a small piece of paper, was handed out to the audience.
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The murky social contract of the DFMO

September 19, 2019
DFMO stands for “Dance Floor Make-Out”— which, whether we like it or not, is a time-honored tradition at Middlebury College.

Sex Panther: Crush Lists

May 9, 2019
So you want to make a crush list? Great! But before you do, maybe take a second to read through these pointers.
Sex Panther: Relationship Structure

Sex Panther: Relationship Structure

May 2, 2019
I’ve been thinking a lot in the past few weeks about relationship structures and hookup culture here at Midd.
Sex Panther: Let’s Talk About STIs (And Other Things) Baby!

Sex Panther: Let’s Talk About STIs (And Other Things) Baby!

April 18, 2019
If you don’t start honing your communication skills, then you are setting yourself and the people you interact with up for failure and frustration.
Sex Panther:  Emergency Contraception

Sex Panther: Emergency Contraception

April 11, 2019
There is one thing I never, never want to hear during sex. “I think the condom just broke.” That one’s a real mood-killer.

Sex Panther: F*ck Foreplay

March 21, 2019
What could a sex-positive Sex Panther possibly have a vendetta against in the world of all things sexy?! Foreplay, of course. 

Sex Panther: Get to Know Yourself

March 14, 2019
I have a confession, sex kittens. Commence the boo-ing and throwing of rotten vegetables. 
Sex Panther: Keeping it Exciting

Sex Panther: Keeping it Exciting

March 7, 2019
This week’s Sex Panther is coming to you from a person in a committed relationship on campus.
Sex Panther: Give Lube Some Love

Sex Panther: Give Lube Some Love

February 28, 2019
Let’s talk about lube. No, really. We need to have a heart-to-heart.
Sex Panther: On “Queer”

Sex Panther: On “Queer”

February 21, 2019
There’s a lot to unpack, but consider this a crash course on queerness. So buckle up, sweeties!
Sex Panther: Valentine's Day

Sex Panther: Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019
Why do we still love spending money on Valentine’s Day? I have some theories.

The Twin Bed Problem

November 1, 2017

First things first, figure out the roommate problem. Now that you’ve cleared the room, affirmed consent, and done what evolution commands, you’re just sweaty and cramped up in a twin bed. Most students...

Ten Things I Know to Be True About Sex

May 10, 2017

Full disclosure: The Sex Panther wrote this piece while slightly (okay — quite) tipsy. And she loves you the most. Alright, y’all. I’m graduating in 17 days. That’s a scary short amount of time....

Time to Stop Accepting Atwater Norms

Time to Stop Accepting Atwater Norms

May 3, 2017

CW: sexual harassment Last week, the Campus published an op-ed by alumna Esme Valette ’16 about “predatory pack behavior” on campus — male students dominating the Middlebury party scene in a culture...

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April 30, 2014

For my last column of the year, I wanted to touch on a more serious issue. Inspired by recent events in my life as well as many friends, and also various Middfesh stories, I believe it is important to...

If You Like It, Then You Shoulda Put a Label on It

April 16, 2014

What’s in a name? As Romeo said, a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Yet, in this day and age, names, and more specifically definitions, definitely matter. While many modern day college students...

Sex Panther: Friends with Benefits

March 19, 2014

Friends with benefits. All of those words individually sound so nice. Friendship, that’s awesome. And benefits, who doesn’t want those? Yet somehow, often, these situations don’t end up working out...

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March 6, 2014

I am your new sex columnist for the semester, nice to meet all of you! We are always hearing or talking about the “hook up culture” here at Middlebury, yet it seems that people here (girls especially,...

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