Student Columnists Sound Off on Thanksgiving Flaws: Too Much Meat, Family Time, Consumerism

Thanksgiving stinks for vegans. The holiday has lost its national significance, serving mostly as a prelude to Black Friday fervor. The festivities involve family interactions that often result in a six-word stage play of sorts: “Eat pray love drink fight slap.” And the best part of the holiday, its accompanying break from school, needs to be longer. These are just a few of the Thanksgiving-themed perspectives college students have shared in recent days within their campus newspapers and magazines.

Dying Chivalry, Changing Virginity, Girl Flirting, Lesbian Chic: Student Press Sex, Love & Socializing Stories

Disappearing chivalry. Twenty-first century virgins. Girl flirting. Lesbian chic. Hairy faces. Lust at first sight. Internet porn. Two “Fifty Shades of Grey” smackdowns. And one very expensive condom. Below is a sampling of recent– or at least recently spotted– top-notch student press columns and features on sex, love, and other undergrad socialization tendencies.