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Ariel Levy Navigates Life, Love in ‘The Rules Do Not Apply’

Ariel Levy Navigates Life, Love in ‘The Rules Do Not Apply’

By Khrysgiana Pineda, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books

Journalist and author Ariel Levy's reading for her new memoir "The Rules Do Not Apply" was a frank, enjoyable and lighthearted evening despite the taboo topics she spoke about.

We Shouldn’t Be Burdened By Tampon Costs, Period

We Shouldn’t Be Burdened By Tampon Costs, Period

By Josy Jablons and Megan Racklin

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

NYU needs to give students access to menstrual health products at no cost.

Students Push to Make Women’s Health at NYU a Priority

Students Push to Make Women’s Health at NYU a Priority

By Natasha Roy, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

After New York recently lifting the sales taxes on feminine hygiene products, some students are calling on NYU to begin supplying tampons and pads.

Rape Kit Processing Still Disappoints Survivors

Rape Kit Processing Still Disappoints Survivors

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As the nation works to prevent and combat sexual assault, we must also work to better provide for the victims of these crimes.

Panelists discuss crisis pregnancy centers, Planned Parenthood

Panelists discuss crisis pregnancy centers, Planned Parenthood

By Kavish Harjai, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013


Filed under News

For the NYU Law Students for Reproductive Justice’s first event of this school year, a panel of experts discussed crisis pregnancy centers and screened a new HBO documentary, “12th and Delaware.” The panel, which took place Nov. 5 at Vanderbilt Hall, featured law and social work specialists...

Restrictions on Plan B based on politics, not health

Restrictions on Plan B based on politics, not health

April 8, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Two years ago, in the midst of controversy over the provision of the Affordable Care Act that mandates free contraception for women through their health insurance, the Obama administration made a very conservative move in the opposite direction. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius...