Columns 2015

Try a Nanny Job, Even When Kids Are Included

Try a Nanny Job, Even When Kids Are Included

Story By: Jacqueline Clark I became a nanny for two primary reasons: the money and flexible hours. Notice, my reasoning DOES NOT include my love of children. Before I became a nanny I was strapped for cash. When I was not in class I was working, […]

A Voice For Female Petrolheads

A Voice For Female Petrolheads

Story By: Tryphena Wardlaw A woman in a bikini lying on a Ferrari. It is easy to picture, because it is not uncommon. Now try and think of a woman, fully clothed, being successful in the auto industry…without having to take her clothes off. Now […]

A Day Well Spent – Thoughts From the Days Following the Paris Attacks

A Day Well Spent – Thoughts From the Days Following the Paris Attacks

Story By: Danielle Scullon-Baer There were 129 people killed in the recent bombings in Paris, France, many of whom were close to my age. Yet, since nobody I knew was affected by the attack, it was hard for me to relate to what had happened. Obviously […]

Keeping Up with the Candidates

Keeping Up with the Candidates

Story By: Taylor Onderko America’s newest reality TV series is catching everyone’s attention. It’s called the 2016 presidential election. It seems that the current presidential race is different than most, closely resembling something you would watch on channels such as E! or Lifetime. From the […]

Let’s Say ‘Bi’ to Stereotypes

Let’s Say ‘Bi’ to Stereotypes

Story By: Katie Malin Art imitates life as Hollywood portrays greater acceptance of lesbian, gay and transgender individuals in television and film. With shows such as "Jessica Jones" and “Sense 8," LGTQ stories are being aired at a greater volume than a decade ago. But we're […]

“You Play Like a Girl!”

“You Play Like a Girl!”

Story By: Niki Lorentzen When I was small, I wanted to be just like my big brother. He was four years older than me, and everything he did was super cool, super fun, and something I wanted to be a part of. When he got Legos, […]

Discomfort Zone

Discomfort Zone

Story By: Kaitlin Homan I remember the thrill like it was yesterday. A collection of every synonym for ‘amazing’ still isn’t enough. Studying abroad will forever be indescribable.  Growing up, I knew there was always something inside of me dying to see more of the world, yearning to […]

Non-Coincidence Number One: Staying Together

Non-Coincidence Number One: Staying Together

Story By: Allie Kawata Your persistence is admirable, my dear prince. But you cannot win my heart with… “A sofa that says, ‘I have style, but I like to be comfortable,’” I said, waving a card in the air. The room around me exploded into shouts. […]

The Mystery of Curse Words

The Mystery of Curse Words

Story By: Rachel Gossen “See you later motherf—.” “Dude, that’s f— bullsh—.” It’s rare to walk more than five feet on campus without hearing an f-bomb being dropped. And personally, I think that’s okay. The words once reserved for shouting at the guy who cut […]

The Cost of Owning a Vagina

The Cost of Owning a Vagina

Story By: Madeleine Caraluzzi Lately I’ve been thinking: Why aren’t tampons free? I don’t choose to get my period, and menstruation is something you can’t ignore; if women didn’t wear pads or tampons and “free bled” men would lose it, I imagine the word “dirty” being […]