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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

All content by Paige Vigil

Maneaters: The women who lust for your pain

Published March 1, 2010

Every now and then, tables need to be turned. If you typically read my columns, then you know I have a tendency to shine a fairly harsh light on the reality of relationships and men. However, I know it...

Cheating outside the classroom

Published February 21, 2010

Since I was old enough to start dating, my dad has warned about the âÄútigersâÄù of the world. He told me to wear turtlenecks to the beach and to remember that boys only have one thing...

Valentine’s Day raises singles’ awareness of their singleness

Published February 10, 2010

Everyone loves a reason to celebrate, and holidays give us a perfect one. The festive decorations, food and friendly get-togethers are reason enough to crave a holiday. Yet with certain occasions, are...

Experiments beyond the lab

Published January 24, 2010

By day, most of the University of MinnesotaâÄôs students are smiling, obedient pupils, but in the dark of night, everything gets construed and can easily become sexual in one way or another. LetâÄôs...

Swinging one’s vows to the limit

Published December 6, 2009

Marriage to me has always meant loving one person for the rest of oneâÄôs life and being faithful to him or her in every way possible. I have always presumed the fix to a bad marriage was counseling,...

Adam Lambert not so idol worthy

Published November 29, 2009

Last week, I tuned into Channel 5 to watch the American Music Awards for the perfect ending to a quiet, lazy Monday. The award show was great, and Adam LambertâÄôs performance was getting quite...

‘New Moon’ eclipses teen hearts

Published November 23, 2009

Last fall, while traveling to California, I blindly snatched a book off of one of the vending shelves to occupy myself on the plane, and like many, I quickly became enamored with the first book in the...

Sex tape glory not worth hype

Published November 15, 2009

Each person walking the streets of Minneapolis has a different set of interests, yet I am positive I know one thing that would interest most all of them âÄî sex. Sex is something we become enamored...

When love turns violent, where do I turn?

Published November 8, 2009

Instinct âÄî we all have it, but we donâÄôt all use it. It is common knowledge that lying, cheating, stealing and murder are wrong, but sadly, these things are still common in our society....

Cohabitation makes courtship more complicated

Published November 1, 2009

One of the things I remember from childhood is the innocent, if not irritating, repetition of four-line songs on the playground. One lyric in particular seems to have embedded itself in my memory and lasted...

Skankerella, racy Robin Hood & Whore White

Published October 25, 2009

Like most little girls, when I grew up I wanted to be a princess. Whether it be Cinderella, Maid Marion or Snow White, I would have given my left arm to be one of those fictional characters for just a...

Along with snow come winter woes

Published October 18, 2009

I have never dreamt of a white Christmas or thought, âÄúLet it snow, let it snow, let it snow.âÄù The lights are beautiful, the hot chocolate is tasty and the music festive, but the weather...

How to spot a womanizer

Published October 11, 2009

The saying âÄúmen are like toilets, they are either full of crap, or takenâÄù is true. I have dated more than my fair share of men since puberty, and have since come to learn some important...

The new style of slander

Published September 30, 2009

The best part about graduating from high school is coming to college, moving into a dorm, setting your own schedule and leaving the drama behind. Unfortunately, it seems the high school drama is being...