Health

Alternative Self-Care

Alternative Self-Care

By MIA JACOBS It’s been a long day at school: two tests, dropped your coffee, the subway was delayed. At home, you light a Le Labo scented candle, cleanse your face with Glossier Milky Jelly, and lather on your favorite Fresh clay mask. Caring for yourself is important, and having […]

 
 

6 Ways to Stay Fit While on a Budget

6 Ways to Stay Fit While on a Budget

By JESSICA WEINBERG When it comes to working out many of us head to SoulCycle, Barry’s Bootcamp, and Rumble to work up a sweat with dimmed lights and music blasting. Let’s be honest: it doesn’t hurt that you can post an Instagram of your new workout outfit and Snapchats of […]

 
 

How to Handle the Off-Seaon

How to Handle the Off-Seaon

BY SHELBY JORDAN Off-season.  We dream of it during all the doubles, dry-land workouts, and weekend-long swim meets, but once it’s here, we’re lost.  Free time is a completely unfamiliar concept to us.  We’ve spent the past five months planning around practice times, scrambling to get homework done, and functioning […]

 
 

How to Pop Your Pap Smear Cherry

How to Pop Your Pap Smear Cherry

By RILEY CARDOZA There’s more to turning 21 than bar hopping and fake-ID tossing — it’s the year of the pap smear! Although getting your cervix swabbed may not sound like fun, the procedure checks for cancerous and precancerous cells and just might save your life.

 
 

Students Confused by Affirmative Consent on Campus: What the Policy Really Means

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney of the US House of Representatives speaking at "The Epidemic of Sexual Abuse in our Schools and Universities," a panel discussion at New York University.

By EMILY WOOD Emma Sulkowicz—the mattress-toting student at Columbia University—has become a household name as photographs of her carrying her dorm room mattress around campus have flooded Facebook newsfeeds and even The New York Times. Sulkowicz uses her mattress as a creative protest of the lack of disciplinary action taken […]

 
 

Feeling Anxious? You’re Not Alone

Feeling Anxious? You’re Not Alone

When 22-year-old Katie needs help falling asleep, she pops in a DVD of a favorite Disney or “Harry Potter” movie, but not because there’s nothing on TV.  Having suffered from anxiety since she was 5 years old, the recent college graduate finds that these familiar movies help to distract from […]

 
 

Turn Down the Music

Turn Down the Music

Wearing ruby red metallic headphones, a young man boards the uptown N train, bobbing his head up and down to the sounds of Drake’s vocal percussion. Sighs and groans spill from a few passengers who had hoped for a quiet morning ride to the city as the sounds emitting from […]