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For Ivy Leaguers, only A+ sex will do

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In a review for First Things, writer Helen Rittelmeyer has an amusing take on the sexual culture at elite universities. Students at places like Yale, she argues, are prolific in their hooking up not because they’re hedonists, but because they want to be the best at sex the same way they’re the best at everything else:

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