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Sex Talk with the Tree: Safety Is Sexy

“Yo, are you free for some dome tonight?” I read the text and laughed, as if it were a joke. Hell, I thought it was! But no, he was absolutely serious. I knew that I was one of the more sexually experienced freshmen in 2009, but I had no idea that I would receive a text blatantly asking for oral sex. I know we often say chivalry is dead, but this takes it to a whole new level. I, in fact, was not “free for some dome” that night, or any night, sir.

Review: ‘The 2nd Law’

Throughout five studio albums, Muse has wooed fans with sheer musical talent and an uncanny ability for reinvention. For the risks they’ve taken — from the infectious dance hit “Supermassive Black Hole” to the sprawling symphony “Exogenesis” — they’ve been rewarded with much-deserved success. Unfortunately, “The 2nd Law,” Muse’s highly anticipated latest release, falls flat.

Top 5: Flicks to Catch This Summer

The countdown ‘til summer is at under two weeks, and what is more summery than going to the movies? Movie theater air conditioning provides a respite from the heat, and producers are counting on your retreat into the dark cool, so they’re saving their best for this sunniest of seasons. Here are five of the movies we’ll be watching this summer.