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This is not a Valentine’s Day column

Carl Rosen February 14, 2014
Valentine's Day comes once a year, but gifts and good will should last year round.

Sex column preface

Carl Rosen January 28, 2014

Sex: even reading the word evokes some kind of reaction—positive or negative. Our culture has made this specific combination of three letters one of the most loaded words in the English language. It’s...

Snapchat Turned Me into a Hypocrite

Carl Rosen November 8, 2013
I was recently Snapchatted a selfie of a girl with a look of disgust on her face. The accompanying text read, “You’re the weirdest snapper I’ve met.” I’m still not sure whether that’s a good thing.

Social media and sex

Carl Rosen November 7, 2013
Social media has snowballed into a sex machine.

Who does Lulu think she is?

Carl Rosen November 7, 2013
Imagine a place where a person’s appearance, sexual performance, and overall demeanor are scored on a 1-10 scale, and that person has no control over or access to their rating. Don’t think too hard; this place exists. Welcome to the digital age.

On the jury

Carl Rosen September 10, 2013
A UNF student serves on a jury deciding the fate of a public masturbator.

Onslaught of three’s not enough to get UNF out of first round

Carl Rosen March 7, 2013
UNF’s head coach Matthew Driscoll whistled fervently into the dying minutes of the first round game, attempting to call plays for his players as best as he could, but his acute whistle wasn’t enough to stop the Eagles from taking control, and keeping it.

Seeing The xx in concert makes their recordings sound flatter than a pancake

Carl Rosen February 6, 2013
Just like some people don't photograph well and many books don't adapt to the big screen properly, a live band may ruin the expectations their album had set up for you. The xx had a reverse effect for Carl Rosen, and what was expected to be a grating live show, turned out to be quite pleasant.

Girls with Gills

Carl Rosen January 30, 2013
For Sara Evans and senior Katie England, this meet was the beginning of the end of an era. England has been swimming competitively for 15 years and Evans for 17 years -- having committed to this way of life not long after retiring from diapers.

North Jetty Rippers

Carl Rosen November 29, 2012
The actual surf contests are filled with laughing, eating, heckling and ultimately evening celebrations, which is exactly why so many of the team’s members rave about the camaraderie.
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