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The Inevitable Activism of the Supreme Court

The Inevitable Activism of the Supreme Court

By Janice Lee, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Government, Opinion, Politics

Activism inevitably occurs at the Supreme Court, but we must hold the judicial system accountable.

A Crash Course on the Four Waves of Feminism

A Crash Course on the Four Waves of Feminism

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

March 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Feminism has evolved from many different shapes and forms. Here's a quick rundown on the four waves of feminism.

‘Black Mirror’ Obscures Women’s Health Care

‘Black Mirror’ Obscures Women’s Health Care

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Even though it is a fictional show, the producers of "Black Mirror" should be conscious of the implications of this conflation during a political period where women’s healthcare is constantly under attack.

Congressman Unsurprisingly Contradicts His Stance on Abortion

Congressman Unsurprisingly Contradicts His Stance on Abortion

By Tyler Crews, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Chauvinist male politicians fail to consider the impact their pro-life stances have on society until they suddenly fall victim of the very same struggle.

People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

February 11, 2017


Filed under City News, News, University News

Students and prominent feminist figures gathered in Washington Square Park in support of Planned Parenthood today.

“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

By Jenny Levine, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In a heartbreaking portrait of conservative southern politics, Dawn Porter's documentary "Trapped" looks into the restrictions placed on abortion clinics in the United States and the way it regulates women's bodies.

A Look at the NYU Students Sending Thank You Letters to Abortion Clinics

A Look at the NYU Students Sending Thank You Letters to Abortion Clinics

By Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Students for Sexual Respect and others came together to write thank-you letters to abortion providers in the NYC Metro area.

Battle Over Abortion Reignites in the Supreme Court

Battle Over Abortion Reignites in the Supreme Court

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The sole purpose of abortion practice standard laws and other iterations of them all over the country is to restrict women’s access to abortions by shutting down abortion clinics that fail to meet ridiculous, arbitrary standards.

#ShoutYourAbortion’s bravery born of necessity

#ShoutYourAbortion’s bravery born of necessity

By Elizabeth Moore, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The #ShoutYourAbortion campaign is a welcome addition in the national conversation concerning reproductive rights.

American teenagers need sex education

American teenagers need sex education

By Lena Rawley, Staff Columnist

November 21, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Adequate education is key in ensuring that teens are properly educated before they become sexually active.

Dialogue about abortion necessary

Dialogue about abortion necessary

By Lena Rawley, Staff Columnist

October 24, 2014


Filed under Opinion

After over 40 years of abortion being a legal medical procedure, Americans still have difficulty with conversations about abortion. When women try to talk about their experiences with abortion — if discussions are had at all — many conversations are either exceedingly personal or solely addressed...

Mississippi must follow federal abortion laws when creating its own

Mississippi must follow federal abortion laws when creating its own

April 3, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Mississippi State Legislature passed a ban on abortions after 20 weeks on April 1. The bill was approved with strong support, and Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to sign it into law soon. “This measure represents a great effort to protect the unborn in Mississippi,” Bryant said. He is right —...

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