Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 6:22pm
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Of the three campus tours I took prior to enrolling at the University of Michigan, the most memorable highlight from each trip up to Ann Arbor was the Martha Cook Residence Hall. The tour guides I had as a high schooler emphasized how this building was the embodiment of pure feminine class at the University and one of the only all-female dormitories left. As a result, I’ve had this magical ideal of the women who live in Martha Cook cemented as old-fashioned, proper students who have mandatory tea times and cannot speak to boys past 10 p.m. 

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 5:49pm
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With so many new companies offering organic cotton menstrual products, my housemates and I got to talking one night and wondered why so many people were making the switch. There are the obvious reasons: There’s less waste with silicone cups, and the smaller companies are run by knowledgeable women versus huge corporations.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 10:09am
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In light of the recent chaos of our political scene, movements bringing awareness to sexual assault survivors have gained more traction now than ever. The hashtag #MeToo was first coined in 2006 by grassroots activist Tarana Burke and truly paved its way into mainstream media two years ago. The movement urges women to write #MeToo to show the magnitude and impact of sexual assault.

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 3:00pm
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I was first exposed to the concept of genetic testing companies in a Biology 172 lecture my freshman year. The professor at that time stated, “This was one of the things I fear most about revolutionary genetic technology.”