SEX ISSUE


4/9/2020 11:01pm

Vanessa, a 20-year-old sophomore at UNC, whose name has been changed for personal safety and legal concerns, is a member of a growing trend of sexual content creators selling subscriptions to their “Premium” Snapchat accounts. 

'hmu for my premium:’ UNC student’s Snapchat porn scam exploits rising industry

Offering a range of subscription packages to customers who can pay up at the tap of their phone screens, sexual content creators in the "Premium” Snapchat industry have found it a lucrative one. But the relatively-new Premium world has proven ripe for scammers.  Vanessa, a 20-year-old sophomore at UNC, is one of those scammers. She can make $1,000 in a single day without ever taking a picture for her Premium subscribers, but the strategy is a complicated one. “I make sure it’s never anyone from (my hometown) or really anyone from North Carolina, because I’m not trying to get murdered."


5/16/2017 11:29pm

A UNC student holds three sexual education pamphlets in front of the Old Well in the Upper Quad on Tuesday.

Little time spent on sex ed in NC classes

North Carolina is one of just 18 states that require public schools to teach information about contraception — and one of only 13 states that require that information taught about STIs and sex to be factually accurate. 


11/19/2014 1:59am

'Sugar baby' work offsets college costs

Rachel dressed up in her fanciest clothes for their first date: a pair of black shoes, plain black tights and a dress. As a student working with a budget, this was what she considered her best outfit.


11/19/2014 1:22am

Amanda Albright is the Special Projects and Investigations Leader. She is a senior journalism major from Charlotte.

Column: Why sex?

It's important to identify and condemn sex when it’s used as a weapon and celebrate it when it’s used as an expression of love and empowerment.