Need a Study Break?

Finals are approaching, the weather is getting colder, and it’s getting darker earlier. BUT, check out this adorable post to brighten your day! When the stress is getting to me, looking at some adorable animals can make getting through the day a little easier. Check out the Buzzfeed post below if you like puppies, kittens, ducklings…

And that kids is the story of how I met…. Part 2!

As the leaves finish falling, many of us head home to our hometowns to see old friends and family. Being reunited with the people we’ve known for so long may make us forget how long it took us to build such intimate relationships. In our last installment of “And that’s the story of how I met…”…

Little Acts of Self Care

I’ve been thinking about self-care a lot lately, primarily because I’ve been feeling pretty constricted by midterms (shouldn’t those be over??), final papers, looming final exams, etc. I feel like my life is scheduled to the minute, and with a schedule like that, who has time to read a book (for fun) or take a bubble bath…

A college student walks into a doctor’s office…

In the spirit of taking care of personal health during the flu season I wanted to share some information which I think is a good step towards greater agency over personal health. For many of us coming to college is the first time we are faced with making our own doctors appointments, dealing with insurance…

Some Thoughts on Women & Suffering

*trigger warnings for sexual assault and self-harm* Hey yall! This semester (and throughout my time at Barnard, truth be told) I’ve been thinking a lot about women and wellness in the world, especially the relationship between women and suffering. I’m studying English lit and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality studies, so I end up spending a…