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If sex is a gamble, improve your odds


There are certain things we’re supposed to take risks with: playing the lottery, asking someone out or an “educated” multiple choice guess. Young adults often take risks with their sexual health as well, for better or worse outcomes. But the real risk comes when we don’t realize what we’re putting at stake. Sex comes with […]

Protests surround Malema hearing


Unrest grew in South Africa yesterday outside the disciplinary hearing for controversial political figure Julius Malema, the man at the center of the divide in South Africa’s ruling party the African National Congress and the country itself. Protests against the corruption charges levied against Malema, the president of the ANC’s Youth League, soon turned violent, […]

Cobra Starship streams Night Shades for free on Facebook


Ever since its first album, While the City Sleeps, We Rule the Streets, Cobra Starship has been dedicated to creating alternative pop tunes suitable for dancing. The band’s new album, Night Shades, which was streamed free on Facebook and is set to be officially released August 29, isn’t any different. Although the band has had several […]

Naysayers miss potential for AIDS vaccine


Last Sunday’s AIDS Walk served as an enlightening, and perhaps haunting, reminder to many about the prevalent pandemic. Despite the ample attention, money and effort being poured into generating awareness about HIV, it continues to be a destructive presence: 7,500 new people are infected with HIV every day, and AIDS remains the fourth leading cause […]