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Health & Wellness

Cycles and Symptoms: A Fact Sheet on PMS and PMDD

Let’s Talk About the Taboo Did anyone else read American Girl’s The Care & Keeping of You? When I was twelve, I knew that becoming a teenager equaled entering puberty, which meant some big changes were about to happen to my body. I credit The Care & Keeping of You with teaching me about the […]

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Health & Wellness

Centering Intersectional Gender Justice and Resources: Cornell Women’s Resource Center

by Isa Meyers // Cornell attempts to offer adequate financial, mental health, and wellness resources for its nearly 15,000 undergraduates students. From Cornell Health’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) to residence halls established to offer a place of community for students of color (such as Akwe:kon, Ujamaa, and the Latino Living Center), the university commends […]

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Health & Wellness Nonfiction Uncategorized

Plate By Numbers

Warning: This article contains talk of scales, weight loss, and dieting and may be triggering for those currently struggling with body dysmorphia and other related body image disorders. Make a Wish Throughout the majority of my twenty-one years, I’ve had a constant wish in the back of my head: I want a flat stomach. I’ve […]

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Resources

by Hanna Carney // It can be hard to keep up with everything going on in the world–especially now, and especially as a full time student. Here is a list of compiled resources for readers to self-educate and support feminist issues and BIPOC communities. Ways to Donate 68 Ways to Donate in Support of Asian […]

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Health & Wellness Nonfiction Opinion Uncategorized

The Evil Witch Inside Us

by Helen Zhang // Look around your room. How many mirrors do you see?  Now, if you did not include your phone, laptop, or other technology with screens, adjust your answer.  Did your number change? Mine certainly did. Personally, I have five mirrors in my bedroom alone. That fact shocks me. After all, like many […]

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Health & Wellness Nonfiction Uncategorized

Aditi’s Makeup Story

by Aditi Hukerikar // When I was in middle school, I thought that I was ugly. Not an uncommon experience for young girls to have (which is an issue in its own right) but one that defined how I felt about myself as I grew up. There definitely wasn’t one cause for it, but rather […]

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Featured Health & Wellness

On Gymnastics: A History of Abuse

by Maria Siciliano // Trigger Warning: This article contains discussions of sexual misconduct, abuse, and assault. This article also contains mention of suicide. If these are triggering topics for you, please skip this article or refer to the end for resources. There is power in testimony. To share an experience and to return to the […]

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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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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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Featured Health & Wellness Opinion

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 […]