Occupational Hazard

Anonymous They stand in their camouflage, with their guns, Looking at us like we’re only there for fun. After they’re done with us we feel the need to run, But when we run, we end up alone, with no one.   They say it’s just the job, But quietly we sob.   They say it’s […]

Aerie Real: An In-Depth Analysis

Taylor Mulcahey | staff writer “Dear Aerie girls, we think it’s time for a change. We think it’s time to GET REAL and THINK REAL… This means no more retouching our girls and no more supermodels. Why? Because the real you is sexy.” The above message is part of an advertisement for Aerie, a subsidiary […]

Oh, And

Samantha Garzillo | guest writer — American University When I was in seventh grade, I was instructed, along with my classmates, to draw a scientist. Every student’s picture was a variation of the same image — an old white man in a lab coat, perhaps with wild grey hair or beakers in his hands. When […]

How “Talk About It” Gets Depression Wrong

Max Chis | staff writer Another year, another semester of life on a college campus where the resources to address mental health are inadequate. As per usual, when institutions fail to provide more extensive and better quality of care, it becomes the burden of student groups to make up for institutional failings, inevitably in insufficient […]