It’s 2017, Why Are We Still Ashamed To Talk About Our Periods?

It’s a normal mundane afternoon. You’re sitting in class taking notes on your laptop when you see you’re running low on battery. You reach into your backpack’s front pouch...

Stop Blaming PMS, You’re Allowed To Have Emotions

Raise your hand if you’ve ever apologized to someone for feeling emotional, then blamed being emotional on your period. *Raises hand* If I get emotional in front of someone, particularly...

No Boys Allowed: The Reemergence Of Women’s Clubs

When I was nine, I joined my very first club: it was a book club that had only ten or so members–all girls I knew from school–but for me,...

The Problem With Saying “I’m Not Like Most Girls”

“I’m not like most girls.” I cringe a little harder every time I hear any variation of this statement. Even worse? Being told, “you’re not like most girls.” Sure,...

Unconventional Ways To De-stress During Finals Week

Featured image by @dimiboutselis Finals week: the most dreaded week of the year. You’re faced with the danger of decimating your GPA while simultaneously praying you don’t break out from...

My Best Friend Checked Herself Into Rehab During College

My best friend, Emily, is the computer-coding brainiac with a full-ride scholarship. She’s the tough athlete who even the guys are afraid of (because she would kick their ass...