IMPLICATIONS OF MEDICALIZING INTERSEXUALITY

Elsa Eckenrode | Staff Writer The ways intersex individuals have been treated by medical professionals in the past has largely been influenced by the medicalization of gender identity. It can be understood clearly through analyzing the history of intersexuality’s medicalization that it was done deliberately to preserve America’s ideals of normative gender. Intersexuality is a […]

THE GROWING POWER OF CONGRESSWOMEN OF COLOR

Kathryn Fleisher | Business Manager The 2018 Midterm Elections yielded a long list of “firsts” for women of color in terms of electoral representation. During this past election cycle, the first Native American women were elected to Congress, the first Muslim women were elected to Congress (including the first Somali refugee), and many districts across […]

IT’S NOT OFFENSIVE, IT’S FOOTBALL

Molly Gonzales | Layout Editor “PA Priests Graduated from PSU,” reads the bed sheet hung from the wrap-around-porch of an Atwood Street row house. Snickering Pitt students crowd around the sign to take pictures for Snapchat and Instagram. “This one might be the best we’ve seen!” a girl in a tie-dye shirt covered in Greek […]

GIVE

Kathryn Fleisher | Business Manager Give give give   like the stars are destined to freefall from the sky unless you hold them all in place,   like the tides will refuse to advance and retreat unless you remember to push and to pull at all the right times in all the right ways;   and […]