The Current Sauce • KNWD

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The Current Sauce • KNWD

The Current Sauce • KNWD

Sexual themes in video games both negative, positive

January 24, 2018

Video games are an expansive medium. There are many types of games to choose from, unique worlds to explore and many stories to tell written by people who see the medium as a way to convey emotion. It's...

Calling for change in LGBT+ recognition

Calling for change in LGBT+ recognition

January 24, 2018

Despite recent advances in rights of LGBT persons such as the milestone Obergefell v. Hodges decision in 2015 that ruled same-sex couples have the right to marry, there are still many roadblocks in the...

Louisiana ranked second in STDs

January 24, 2018

According to the 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention STD Surveillance report, Louisiana stands as the state with the second-most cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea, and ranks first in primary,...

Virginity: a needless social construct

January 24, 2018

What is virginity, and how much influence does it have on a person’s life? Virginity by definition is nothing more than the state of having never engaged in sexual activity, but culturally it is often...

All About Sex print edition

‘All About Sex’ print edition

January 24, 2018

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BDSM community members address stereotypes

BDSM community members address stereotypes

January 24, 2018

Performing the same sex acts can be boring in certain relationships. If you are looking to explore, BDSM can help revitalize your sex life. Bondage and discipline, dominance and submission, and sadomasochism...

From friendship to anguish

From friendship to anguish

January 24, 2018

Editor's note: The names in this story have been changed to protect the identities and safety of the individuals involved. A freshman enrolls at NSU for the fall 2017 semester and moves into his dorm,...

The ugly side of donating blood: legal discrimination

The ugly side of donating blood: legal discrimination

January 24, 2018

According to the American Red Cross, someone in the United States requires blood every two seconds. While 38 percent of the population are able to donate blood, only about 10 percent choose to do so. Yet...

Domestic violence has many consequences

January 24, 2018

Healthy intimate relationships are meant to be caring, supportive and communicative. However, there are many cases in which a relationship is abusive in some form. "Domestic violence can be physical,...

Birth control pill gives peace of mind

Birth control pill gives peace of mind

January 24, 2018

According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey, 62 percent of women who are of reproductive age use some type of contraceptive. While there are many ways for women to avoid pregnancy,...

Religion and sex continue to clash

Religion and sex continue to clash

January 24, 2018

Throughout the South, any topic relating to sex has been, for the most part, taboo. Growing up in multiple southern states I witnessed the push for abstinence by those who were supposed to educate my classmates...

Is abstinence-based sex ed to blame for high STD rates?

Is abstinence-based sex ed to blame for high STD rates?

January 23, 2018

Louisiana ranks first in the nation for syphilis rates and second for HIV, chlamydia and gonorrhea, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. How can the state work to lower these diagnosis...

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