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An update from Stanford – a victory for free speech!

By: Caitlin Seery Sharing this exciting update from students at Stanford. The administration has “found” enough funds to subsidize security for the conference, removing the effective tax on free speech. STANFORD HONORS REQUEST TO REMOVE TAX ON FREE SPEECH March … Continue reading »

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Stanford Students Fight Tax on Speech

By: Caitlin Seery Sharing a press release put out today by the Stanford Anscombe Society, detailing the imposition of a tax on free speech at their upcoming Communicating Values conference. CONTACT Judith Romea, President, Stanford Anscombe Society at stanfordanscombesociety@gmail.com The … Continue reading »

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On the Messiness of Relationships and the Need for Courageous Men

By Louis Cona  Are men today willing to suffer for their love or embrace the “messiness” of commitment and risk taking? Taking a look at our current culture would produce skeptical answers. Divorce rates are over 50%, sexuality is being … Continue reading »

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On 20 Strangers Making Out

By Brittany Crippen There’s a video going viral on Facebook right now called First Kiss. If you haven’t seen it yet, you can watch it here, but it might not be what you’re actually expecting. The video takes 20 strangers, … Continue reading »

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Time to Challenge Society’s Status quo on Pornography

By Brittany Borman Pornography is something that many college students assume is a normal activity, possibly even a healthy one. As a college-aged woman, I am told that statistically speaking, the majority of my male friends have probably viewed pornography, … Continue reading »

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The Economics of Sex?

By Caitlin Seery For all those who participated in last week’s Valentine’s Day campaign – and especially the survey – it sounds like you heard a lot of confusion on campus about sex, relationships, and the dating market today. Well, … Continue reading »

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And That’s a Wrap!

By: LFN staff It’s Friday, February 14th—both Valentine’s Day and the end of our very successful week-long Valentine’s campaign. We are so excited about the energy and enthusiasm that we have seen from all of our student leaders this past … Continue reading »

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Will you do what’s expected…or take a chance on something great?

By Cassandra Hough This reflection was inspired by the campaign poster (pictured left), which asks the question, “Will you do what’s expected, or take a chance on something great?”  I have fond memories of my college friends and I singing … Continue reading »

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Happy Galentine’s Day!

By Brittany Crippen If you’ve ever watched the TV show, Parks and Recreation, you might have heard Leslie Knope talk about her favorite holiday—Galentine’s Day. According to Leslie, February 13th is a holiday where ladies can simply celebrate being ladies, … Continue reading »

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6 Fun, Affordable Date Ideas

By Cait Duggan Since Valentine’s Day is TOMORROW, it’s (a little past) time to start making some plans for two (or more!). Here are a few suggestions for some fun and affordable dates for groups or couples: Meander through a … Continue reading »

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