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Are Women Facing Worse Side Effects from the COVID Vaccine?

by Aditi Hukerikar // Disclaimer: This article often mentions women and female bodies alongside each other. However, we completely understand that not all women have female bodies, and not all of those with female bodies identify as women. A recent CDC study has reported that after the first month of vaccination against COVID-19, over 79% […]

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Nonfiction

A Blurred Line Between High School and College

by Angela Lee // “3….2….1…. happy graduation!,” is what I used to think you would say as you graduate high school. Taking place at a seemingly random time in the afternoon, my last day of high school felt insignificant in comparison. I remember going to my upperclassmen friends’ graduation, excited for it to be my […]

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Hey NCAA…You messed up!

by Maria Siciliano // Does anyone else feel like after a year, we are still experiencing the same month of March that we experienced last year? Not just me? Ok great.  Covid cases are still rising, horrific acts of hate are still raging, and perpetuated societal inequalities are still persisting. It would be remiss to […]

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The ‘Mark of Shame’ on All Societies: Where is the Protection for Women’s Human Rights Defenders?

by Leio Koga // For the women of the world, it is a cry of help for protection for female human rights activists, who are targeted for speaking out against their governments. Considering that International Women’s Day was on March 8th, let’s talk about female activists who are risking their lives everyday to advocate for […]

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Health & Wellness Opinion Pop Culture

What the Fuck’s a FUPA?

by Isa Meyers // The term FUPA became popularized back in 2018 when Beyoncé’s fourth Vogue cover spread and story were published. The interview focused on her recent pregnancy from 2017 after she gave birth to her third child. In her interview, she begins to discuss her body postpartum. She said: “To this day my […]

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Do Better, Cornell Health: Students Share Testimonies of Their Experiences

by Hanna Carney // Trigger Warning: Anxiety, depression, and mention of suicidal thoughts  I recently overheard a student having a conversation with a member of Cornell Health’s staff. The student expressed how he thought Cornell Health services should be advertised better, as he felt that a lot of students do not take advantage of the […]

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Creative Health & Wellness

A College Student’s Pandemic Survival Guide for Staying in School

by Alice Kenny // I want to start this piece by saying that this is supposed to be fun.  The truth is that I have no idea how to do this. I don’t really have any secrets to dealing with all of the big and terrible things that have come with a global pandemic. I’m […]

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Diversifying Neurodiversity: Common Misconceptions About ADHD

by Nara Cowing // Reserved. Quiet. A pleasure to have in class. Needs to participate more. These were all used to describe me throughout my primary and secondary school experiences. They are, however, not the words that one would expect to describe a child with ADHD. Nonetheless, I was recently diagnosed with Combined Presentation ADHD. […]

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Nonfiction

Remembrance and Reflection: Asians in America

by Miya Kuramoto // On February 19, 1942, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, calling for all people of Japanese ancestry to be sent to internment camps. This action uprooted 120,000 people, forcing them to leave their homes, businesses, and belongings behind, left to be vandalized and dissected in their absence. This February marks 79 […]

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Creative Poetry

Glass Ceilings Shattered

by Maria Siciliano // First woman to… is all you hear as glass shards fall to the floor. Trailblazing, innovating, and mold-breakingAre the womxn who shatter glass ceilingsAnd stand in places never stood in by womxn before. And the womxn who defend, uphold, and guard their worth,Are the same ones in living rooms and at dinner tablesListening […]