Sex Ed and Sexism

Leila Kalliel // Sexual Education in K-12 schools is a subject which has long been a struggle to implement. From biological essentialism to pregnancy scares, schools just can’t seem to find an appropriate, helpful, realistic middle ground to base their curriculums around. But while the inefficacy of information distributed through sexual education has been aContinue reading “Sex Ed and Sexism”

Sour about Sour: My Struggle with Internalized Misogyny

Alexandra Gray // A few months ago Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album “Sour” was released and took the world by storm. Every single radio station played “Good 4 U” or “drivers license” on repeat for weeks. It was inescapable. And while I didn’t enjoy the album as much as the rest of the world did, IContinue reading “Sour about Sour: My Struggle with Internalized Misogyny”

The “Abnormal” Sex

Maryanne Sheldon // Category: Health Medicine and the science behind it have been inherently biased throughout human history. Women, especially women of color, have been consistently ignored because their bodies were considered the outlier. In religion, government, and society at large, white male bodies have been seen as the norm, the template body plan toContinue reading “The “Abnormal” Sex”

Top 4 Destinations for Solo Female Travelers

Victoria Mongiardo // Traveling alone is a perfect opportunity for personal growth. You learn to take the initiative, research destinations, make new friends, and explore beautiful places! But sometimes, as a female traveler, it can be intimidating to plan a trip on your own to an entirely unfamiliar place. As solo travelers, we need to considerContinue reading “Top 4 Destinations for Solo Female Travelers”

Weight Class Sports and Body Image

Rayanne Asuncion // This past year, I started pursuing weightlifting as a sport. I’ve been training with a coach four times a week, buying weightlifting gear, and drinking protein shakes every day. I am in the middle of training for my first competition, and will be competing in the 76kg weight class. It’s all veryContinue reading “Weight Class Sports and Body Image”

The Evolution of Modern Feminist Activism: What We Owe to Women of Color

Joshen Mantai // Everyone knows about the power that ensued because of the hashtag #MeToo that ignited a social media phenomenon, exposing the underbelly of sexism within various industries. A similar movement paralleled with #TimesUp, repeatedly showing how social media can be utilized as a space for women to be heard. Over 10 years beforeContinue reading “The Evolution of Modern Feminist Activism: What We Owe to Women of Color”

Borderline Personality Disorder in Women 

By Victoria Mongiardo // For the final day of Mental Health Awareness month, we found it fitting to discuss a relatively unknown mental illness that most commonly affects women.  Borderline personality disorder is a severe mental illness that typically involves feeling unloved, unwanted, and empty. People with borderline personality disorder tend to feel constantly afraid thatContinue reading “Borderline Personality Disorder in Women “