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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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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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The Aftereffects of a Pandemic: Eating Disorders and COVID

by Hanna Carney // Trigger Warning: this article discusses eating disorders and body image. Everyone can appreciate a good ice breaker question. The rare thought-provoker can save you from having to listen to the all-too-monotonous answers of your classmates during syllabus week. One of my professors tried to get creative by asking us “how have […]

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The Untold Truth About the Birth Control Pill

by Mari Troitiño // Disclaimer: Please note that the following article uses the word “women” to largely refer to cisgendered women; this is not meant to be dismissive of transgender and gender nonbinary experiences. We acknowledge that the discourse surrounding sexual and reproductive health greatly omits a diverse community of transgender and gender nonbinary people […]

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Female Body Insecurities in Athletics: Victoria Garrick’s REALPOD

by Maria Siciliano // It’s time we get #real about the topic of body insecurities: a topic that is so prevalent among the world of female athletes, but rarely touched upon. There is a constant binary created within the athletic world for females. We’re constantly training to build up our muscles to become powerful and […]