The student news site of Pierce College in Lakewood, Washington.

Dear Rylee: Men Making the First Move

June 29, 2012

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Dear Rylee Special Edition: Making the First Move: Men’s Edition Here it is men, although there are women out there who are bold and aggressive when it comes to making the first move, most women shy away from being initiators in the dating world. A woman wants to know that you can approach them without being afraid. ... Read more »

Dear Rylee: Women Making the First Move

June 12, 2012

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Special Edition: Making the first move: Women’s edition The common misconception in society is that men have to make the first move. Over the past decade this had been proven wrong again and again. Although many older generations still believe that a woman asking a man on a date sends the wrong message, sometimes a wom... Read more »

Be aware of the truth not frightened of the truth

June 10, 2012

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Over the past couple of years, I have written articles on several issues that frighten people. My goal has always been to inform my audience so that they can avoid or minimize problems in their relationships. As the school year draws to an end, I want to reiterate some of the lessons. Abstinence is a great way to avoi... Read more »

New positions can help rekindle or spice up bedroom activities

May 26, 2012

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People wonder: what is the best position for intercourse? The answer depends on several factors. One’s gender, health, disabilities, flexibility, body size, sexual orientation, genital size, mood, partner’s preferences, etc, impact which position is best. In general there are only a handful of basic positions: standing, ... Read more »

Dear Rylee: Desperate and Alone

May 26, 2012

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Stay faithful to your values and don’t give in to peer pressure Dear Rylee, I am a 21 year old sophomore here at Pierce and I was raised to believe that a woman should wait till marriage to give up her virginity but none of the men I have been dating seem to understand that. They always seem to be dumping me for women ... Read more »

Preventing mental illness

May 26, 2012

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Mental health; a commonly used word in society today that has people locking to therapists, shrinks, and mental health experts to be diagnosed. But what is mental health really? It surely isn’t the stress you feel everyday. Or is it? There are so many things today that fall under the category of mental health that it needs... Read more »

Dear Rylee,

May 16, 2012

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Not fitting in is something we all worry about Dear Rylee Lately I have been realizing that when hanging with my friends it seems as if everything they are do- ing is...more important than what I do. They are always busy doing important things for their high profile job. I am a full time student and they got great j... Read more »

Dear Rylee,

May 15, 2012

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Dear Rylee, Why do people make such a big deal out of Mother’s Day? I haven’t celebrated it since my mother kicked me out of the house when I was 16, but now that I have a daughter of my own my husband keeps asking me what we are going to do on Mother’s Day? We have been getting in huge fights because he doesn’t se... Read more »

Dear Rylee,

April 19, 2012

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Students need to find time in their busy schedules to study "A new quarter has begun and I have found that I have no time for studying. I have such a busy schedule between my kids, school, and work that my grades last quarter were below average. I don’t want this to happen again this quarter. What can I do?" -Ma... Read more »

HPV

March 18, 2012

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Q: I am a 19 year old heterosexual male and back in November found out that my ex-girlfriend had been diagnosed with HPV. She said she was aware of the symptoms while we were still together and being sexually active, however didn't know it was HPV until after our relationship ended. Neither of us have ever been with anot... Read more »

Mysteries Below

March 18, 2012

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Q: Does semen change its color after ejaculation? Mine seems to but I wasn’t sure if that was normal or not.  A: Yes, semen does often change color within a few minutes of ejaculation in the sense that it can dry up and get crusty, this changing in consistency too. That said, it’s not like semen magically changes color to ... Read more »

Sex Drive

February 16, 2012

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Q: I'm a 22 year old woman, and have almost entirely lost my sex drive. I am in the mood for sex perhaps once every two months, and even then it takes me a long time to get my body into a state of arousal that makes intercourse possible (all the plumbing and hardware works fine then, though). This is a huge departure from th... Read more »