Student Living

The second time’s the charm

An anonymous author outlines the central aspects of a successful long-distance relationship

Being accepted to College six months ago was like being given the opportunity of a lifetime. Only weeks after this incredible news, he entered my life. I was working as a barista at a café in Colorado and he was

Sex & Relationships

Summer Lovin’

An insight into the life of a Trinity student as they explored their sexuality this summer

Setting off on my first university summer as a single woman, I decided that I was going to have a peaceful and healing summer, focusing on myself before heading on my Erasmus year. The past academic year was full of

Sex & Relationships

First love never dies

A student explores the impact of one’s first sexual and romantic experiences

As a girl, Joan Didion was in love with John Wayne. She wanted him to carry her on horseback to the “bend in the river where the cottonwoods grow,” a line that she heard and took on from War of

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Getting Checked

A visit to the gynecologist, and reflections on sexual and reproductive healthcare

I am not registered with a GP.

Somewhere in the haze of school to bigger school to university, one city and one country to another, I never did the paperwork. I was aware, as one is aware of things like …

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Life after sexual assault

Relearning to love oneself after trauma is scary, but it doesn’t have to be done alone

This article contains discussion of sexual assault.

It was over a year after my assault that I finally had sex again. At first, it didn’t matter that I was in a loving relationship full of trust and goodness, both of