Why Therapy isn’t So Scary…as explained through 30 Rock gifs

A few weeks ago I was at a panel on mental health and one of the student panelists had a great line: “At college you get assigned an RA, an academic adviser, and even a personal librarian.  What they really should assign you is a therapist.” My personal librarian was assigned to me, and I…

The Athena Film Festival Approaches!

My favorite spring event at Barnard is the Athena Film Festival, which celebrates film portrayals of women in leadership roles. This year, there are a bunch of great movies, shorts, documentaries, and panels on the schedule that feature strong, complex, and overall pretty awesome women who work in front of or behind the camera. It is…

Fit and Feminist

Trigger Warning: Body image issues, eating disorders                                                                                                …