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Take (birth) control

Katherine Hewitt February 6, 2019

Illustration by Genevieve Humphreys Did you know there are close to 20 methods of birth control? How do you choose the best method? With all of the options out there, it is up to you and your partner to...

illustration by Yessenia Lopez, staff illustrator

“Abstinence is always 100 percent effective”

Kathleen Creedon February 4, 2018

Abstinence. That’s the advice given in the two-week sex ed program offered at my private Catholic middle school, St. Peter Prince of the Apostles. The program was called Worth the Wait, and it was only...

Sex Marks the Spot: male birth control, confidentiality, OB/GYN

Sex Marks the Spot: male birth control, confidentiality, OB/GYN

Katherine Hewitt December 1, 2017

Q: Are there forms of male birth control? A: There are several methods of male-directed contraception being developed and tested in clinical trials all over the world. However, none are currently available...

Sex Marks the Spot: birth control dangers and costs

Sex Marks the Spot: birth control dangers and costs

Katherine Hewitt November 17, 2017

Q: What are the costs of birth control if obtained through student health services? Which birth control is most effective? A: According to TU Health Services, students can receivea  prescription for...

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