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.

Article on Towson Student’s Push for White Student Union Triggers 300 Online Comments

A Towson University student is calling for the formation of a White Student Union on campus. In his words, the group “would represent the unique cultural heritage, folk customs, and strong Christian traditions that define white civilization.” Matthew Heimbach first proposed the organization in a letter to the editor published earlier this month in The Towerlight, Towson’s student newspaper. A follow-up news report– which has triggered more than 300 online comments– confirmed Heimbach has met with the school’s Student Government Association adviser about getting it officially accepted.

College Media Sex Scandals, Fall 2009

This is the fifth installment of a multi-post glimpse back at the highlights and lowlights of fall 2009 in collegemediatopia. – Sex Scandal Award: Towerlight, Towson University The Towerlight at Towson University was in serious flux last October because of Lux, the pseudonymous writer behind the sex column “The Bed Post.” The column divided the newspaper’s […]

Biggest College Media Villain, Fall 2009

This is the third installment of a multi-post glimpse back at the highlights and lowlights of fall 2009 in collegemediatopia. – Biggest College Media Villain: Bobby Hauck, University of Montana Last semester, University of Montana football coach Bobby Hauck (who recently accepted a job at UNLV) threw a prolonged temper tantrum aimed directly at the student press. […]