THE MODERN PROBLEM OF MENSTRUAL EQUITY

Bailey Layish | Contributor When I was in fifth grade, I was pulled out of class along with all the other girls my age.  We sat in a big room, and the school nurse explained periods to us. The boys were outside playing kickball. After the presentation, each of us was handed a small plastic […]

THE FIGHT FOR FANDOMS

Dana Kaufhold | Contributor I am four years old and I am sitting in front of the TV. I am watching Star Wars for the first time. My life is changing, but I don’t know it yet.   Actually, it’s disingenuous to start the story like this; I don’t remember when I first watched Star […]

LETTER FROM THE EDITORS

Daly Trimble, Editor in Chief and Charlotte Scurlock, Managing Editor Dear Readers, It is difficult to know where to begin. We’ve spent the last several weeks assembling this year’s roster of talented writers and artists, almost all of whom are university women. We’ve spent long evenings learning and teaching one another about intersectional feminism and […]

SELF-CARE AS NECESSITY

Kiaya Sechrest | Outreach Coordinator Growing up, my mom taught me the importance of my mental health.  As early as fifth grade, I can remember her letting me stay home from school for what she called “Mental Health Days.” Sometimes this meant I was allowed to stay home in bed to read a book all […]

GUN VIOLENCE IS AN INTERSECTIONAL ISSUE

Kelli Slogan | Contributor All over the nation, young people are making bold strides to break the cycle of mass shootings that have become commonplace in today’s America. Exactly a month following the attack in Parkland, Florida that took the lives of 17 people, students organized nationwide walkouts. On March 24, the March for Our […]