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Emergency contraceptive weight limits facilitate medical fatphobia

Emergency contraceptive weight limits facilitate medical fatphobia

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor April 29, 2022

  One in nine sexually experienced women have had to use an emergency contraceptive. The most common form of emergency contraception is Plan B, but it was not made to work on everybody. Plan...

OPINION | Corporate activism is about appeasement, not change

OPINION | Corporate activism is about appeasement, not change

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor March 24, 2022

  Many corporations prefer to avoid taking hard stances on social and political topics, minimizing the controversy associated with their name. Sometimes, however, companies like The Walt Disney...

To the patriarchy, there is nothing more offensive than a strong, independent and powerful woman.

OPINION | Sexist discourse antagonizes women for ‘crazy’ interests

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor March 17, 2022

Envision two crowds of people decked out in merchandise, waving posters and screaming at the top of their lungs for a group of individuals that they admire. One crowd gets called “crazy,” “unhealthy”...

Some Women, is not All Women

Without intersectional feminism, advocacy does not represent all women

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor March 16, 2022

The first result that pops up when someone googles the term feminism is that it is a noun meaning “the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes.” This gives the impression...

Coming out has been a lifelong process, full of beauty, loss and transformation.

Closet Case: My Adventure in Queer Identity

Hailie Goldthorpe, Contributing Columnist March 15, 2022

I am Hailie. I’m a freshman. I'm your friend, family, classmate and supporter. I’m also a lesbian. This is a significant part of my identity, but I've kept it carefully hidden most of my life....

Black History education has been severely lacking and it is about time that its importance is realized.

OPINION | Why we all need to learn about Black history

Kirubele Adbebe, Contributing Columnist February 16, 2022

The education on Black History Month in this country is, to say it frankly, lacking. Teaching students about what Black History Month is and why we celebrate it is incredibly important. We must consider...

“Why are you so invested in being half Indian? You sure don’t look Indian! Aren’t you basically white?”

ESSAY | “But wait, you don’t look Indian!”

Anna Kapoor Stephens, Contributing Columnist February 9, 2022

As a cultural anthropology student, I have a tendency to analyze and abstract aspects of my own identity to better understand both my field and my place in the world.  I became especially reflective...

California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger (L) and U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson (R), two frontrunners for Joe Bidens Supreme Court nominees.

OPINION | Who benefits from Biden’s Supreme Court nomination?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor February 3, 2022

Among the promises President Biden has made to Americans, such as forgiving student loans and decriminalizing marijuana, he also pledged to nominate a Black woman to the United States Supreme Court....

Comedian Joe Joe Hernandez-Kolski collaborated with Unidos in his web series Will Abuelo Get The Vaccine.

Joe Hernandez-Kolski combats COVID-19 with comedy

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor January 31, 2022

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted minority communities in the United States. Hispanic and Latiné adults in particular are 1.6 times as likely as white adults to contract...

The holidays are not always joyous.

Embracing holiday blues

Tanvi Bobba, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

Early this week, I geared myself to shift from the relaxing mindset of Thanksgiving Break back to that of school. As finals are creeping closer, I am mentally mapping my move-out schedule. Right after...

Most of our medical knowledge has come from experiments carried on African American individuals, so why do these individuals receive the worst medical care in America today?

OPINION | Medical community has exploited Black people for too long

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor November 3, 2021

Most of our medical knowledge today comes from experimentation on Black individuals, and yet they continue to be the demographic receiving the worst medical care in America? Blatant medical violence...

The 13th amendment should have ended slavery. Instead, it only hid the practice behind bars.

OPINION | 13th Amendment’s great failure

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor October 20, 2021

  Constitutional Amendments typically assure certain rights to Americans. The 26th Amendment, for example, mandates that all citizens over 18 years of age have the right to vote. The 15th Amendment...

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