The Cluster: February 11, 2020
While it’s easy to write off WGS courses as “fluff,” that hasn’t been my experience. WGS is an interdisciplinary field of study that helps students understand how gender underlies all that we see and do. WGS students are diverse in terms of gender, sexual orientation and career goals, and the major offers flexibility to choose the classes that matter to us most.
The Cluster: October 23, 2019
If you’re able, getting vaccinated helps protect those who aren’t. When enough people in a community are vaccinated against a disease, it can’t travel as easily from person to person, and the entire community is less likely to catch it. This phenomenon is called herd immunity, according to Vaccines.gov, and it helps keep everyone safe.
The Cluster: Oct. 12, 2019
After being followed across campus by a stranger at 2 a.m., I asked Mercer Police if the office had collected any data on similar student experiences and asked two women about navigating Macon at night.
The Cluster: September 9, 2019
My doctor told me everything I needed to know, but she also told me that it’s common for people to misunderstand polycystic ovarian syndrome. I spoke to a surgeon who specializes in reproductive surgery about the ins and outs of PCOS.
Fourth Wave: June 23, 2019
To demand that abortion patients reveal these feelings, desires, and potential insecurities is to perpetuate the notion that women and AFAB (assigned female at birth) people owe the world their stories, must put their autonomy up for debate, and should continue to bear the emotional labor that comes with passionately telling our stories to an often-unreceptive audience.
Step Up Magazine: May 20, 2019
Whether or not women can receive jail time, the ambiguity of HB 481 points to just one thing: that the pro-life debate is not about abortion at all. Rather, it is intended for political gain and the continued oppression of women and minorities.
The Cluster: September 26, 2017
Delayed recruitment has drawbacks, especially for those already involved in Greek life, but it provided me the time I needed to realize that going Greek was something I wanted to do.