Playing with Legos

games, men's toys, hobbies, Legos

How doctoral student Robert Reece blows off steam.

Tortilla Wrap: New Dorm Room Food Sample Recipe – All in Pictures & More

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The tastiest snacks don’t have to be complicated! This tortilla wrap recipe from Dorm Room Food brings simple deliciousness right to your kitchen table.

Three Conversations To Have Before Your Children Leave For College

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A lot of the trials of college life can be mitigated by some simple conversations.

The Discomfort of the Mirror: Silver Linings Playbook, Bipolar, and Me

Silver Linings Playbook, Bradley Cooper, movie review, bipolar, bipolar disorder, mental health, men's health, bipolar men, violence

Ryan W. Bradley squirms through a film about a man like he was, not long ago: undiagnosed, violent, and about to hit bottom.

The Price of Independence

summertime, college life, pizza delivery job, all work and no play, quitting a job

John Paschal applies the calculus of felicity to a July 4th weekend conundrum: accept a beach party invitation or report to work delivering pizzas?

Doppelgänger

doppleganger, unfair comparisons, replacement boyfriends, interchangeable boyfriends

Chris Wiewiora is constantly aware of being compared to ‘the old Chris’—his new girlfriend’s previous boyfriend.

Out of the Haze

unicorns, unique individuals, free thinkers, just say no, isolation, peer pressure, drug use, marijuana, smoking weed, stoners, aggression, men who smoke weed and aggression, college life, college stoners, athletes, partying, party lifestyle

Brandon W. Mosley is called a ‘unicorn’ by his classmates—for being a non-toking college student surrounded by aggressive, athletic stoners.

Keep That Wanker Away from Me

hooking up, the game, conflict, rage, shame, rejection, women, attracting women

Do women prefer louts? Andy Bodle’s experiment in behaving poorly makes for bad science, but a good story.

Who Is Greater?

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What makes someone like Dzhokhar Tsarnaev vulnerable to radicalization? A Muslim American parent of two young men asks a question that strikes close to home.

Swimming with Sharks

JAWS, land shark, desperation, sharking women, hooking up, college life, Womanology

“For the first time in my life, the prospect of approaching an attractive woman did not fill me with mortal dread.” For his next two years at college, Andy Bodle proceeded to do nothing but.

Why Do Men Need Male-Only Groups on Campus?

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At universities around the world, men’s groups are banned.

The Sophisticate

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Kile Ozier was encouraged to cultivate a taste for alcohol at home. Without the pressures of a political life in the closet and a killer epidemic, it might not have become a problem … .

You Only Live Once

drunk karaoke, college life, college drinking, relationships, friends, relaxing, conformity, being social, social drinking, getting drunk, My First Drink

Jay Hewitt got drunk, acted foolish, and threw up. And it was one of the smartest things he’s ever done.

Big Man on Campus

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A fragile boy with learning disabilities transitions from home school to college.

Why I Love Black Men – Joe’s Story

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Billy Johnson II’s friend, Joe, joins in on the conversation and explains why he loves black men and the brotherhood that he shares.

Why I Love Black Men

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Author Billy Johnson II discusses his love and appreciation for black men and explains why these types of sentiments need to be expressed more often.