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After the Harvard College Anscombe Society hosted a series of events for White Ribbon Against Pornography Week, there were some who questioned the events’ importance. Student Fellow and co-president of the Harvard College Anscombe Society wrote a response to a peer’s … Continue reading »

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"Jousting with Windmills" by Casey Gleave

Rather than finding satisfaction by saying “no”, Love and Fidelity Network students find joy in certain things that deliver it. They share truths that they have discovered by reason, science, and their own experiences. They are willing to take the heat that comes from rubbing against the cultural grain because they hope the truths they affirm will benefit this and future generations. Implicit in their speech and action is their assertion that you matter. Just as Don Quixote rode off on his Quest in the hope that Aldonza would see that she really is Dulcinea, “[They] hope to add some measure of grace to the world.”

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Valentine’s Ad #3

Source: “Regardless of population subgroup (age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, education, income, or nativity) or health indicator (fair or poor health, limitations in activities, low back pain, headaches, serious psychological distress, smoking, or leisure-time physical inactivity), married adults were generally … Continue reading »

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Valentine’s Ad #2

Sources: “Using the March 2004 Current Population Survey (CPS), we estimated standard human capital regressions, expanded to include race, Hispanic origin, and presence of children. Among men, ages 25-49, the coefficient on being married implied a 34 percent earnings advantage … Continue reading »

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Valentine’s Ad #1

Direct source: “Model 3 includes a dichotomous variable measuring premarital sex and indicates that women who had their first sexual encounter prior to first marriage are about 34% more likely to experience marital dissolution at each point in their marriages … Continue reading »

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"Is Sex Just Like Race?" by Matthew Franck

After one year as president of the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C., John Garvey took to the pages of the Wall Street Journal to announce a change in his university’s policy for housing students on campus: a return … Continue reading »

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"Consenting Their Way to Sexual Harassment at Yale?" by Cassy Hough

When fraternity pledges marched through Yale’s campus earlier this academic year chanting “No means yes!”, their parade elicited mixed reactions.  Such raunchy demonstrations have come to be almost expected by the student body, causing many to be desensitized and to … Continue reading »

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"Sexual Integrity: Illusion or Reality?" by Joseph Kuhne

Those who reject the college hook-up culture and defend the ethic of sexual integrity are frequently accused of being idealists. “How can you expect all young people to abstain from all sex before they get married? It’s ridiculous to demand … Continue reading »

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"The Importance of Dignified Beauty" by Viviana Garcia

How can women find the proper balance between dressing with dignity while maintaining a level of attractiveness? Dr. de Solenni demonstrated reconciliation between beauty and virtue when she stated, “Women are both beauty and intellect and there’s nothing wrong with looking beautiful, for in fact, you will attract virtuous people in the process.” Modesty brings out beauty and immediately calls others to view one in a different light, a more elevated light, one in which the person is seen for who she really is.

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Making the Most of the Momentum: Part II of Third Annual Love and Fidelity Network Conference Summary

One month ago today, over 200 students gathered for the Love and Fidelity Network’s third national conference on Sexuality, Integrity, and the University. The students came from 30 different colleges and universities with a need to become better equipped with arguments … Continue reading »

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