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.

In the Spotlight: College Fashion Founder Zephyr Basine

Zephyr Basine is a candy fiend who considers vanilla cupcakes (with extra frosting) manna from heaven and Sour Patch Kids fit to rule the world. She is also “a fan of fearless style” whose name has become synonymous with College Fashion. – Basine started CF as a personal blog while an undergrad at UMASS Amherst, […]