Category Archives: Love Essay (2014)

Video Games, Romance, and Entitlement

by Micah The video game industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors of entertainment media. As the medium’s popularity increases, video games become more diverse, both in audience and in content. Game plots are no longer restricted to shooting enemy … Continue reading

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Forbidden Love: Arranged Marriages and the Influence of Bollywood in Nepal

by Rylan My friend and I are laughing about Hrithik Roshan’s most recent film, “Bollywood,” she declares, “the stories always portrays forbidden love. It talks about loving who you choose, but actually people in Nepal are still pretty traditional.” Before … Continue reading

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Wanna get drinks and then get married after?

By Dana S. If you’re a college student, in your very late teens through mid-twenties, you probably live in a hookup culture. Americans have been long known to seek out that which will gratify us the soonest; we’re always looking … Continue reading

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The Infinite Possibilities of Polyamory

By Chris K. Growing up in America, we are socialized to believe romantic relationships are shared between two people. However, not everyone follows the typical monogamous path that we are taught to take. Polyamorous relationships are those that consist of … Continue reading

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What’s the Safe Word?

By Jamie L. BDSM is probably one of the more common fetishes, and is often mentioned in modern media, though is rarely taken seriously. There are a wide variety of practices involved in BDSM, but for the sake of simplicity I … Continue reading

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