What do you call a fake noodle?

Q: What do you call a fake noodle? A: An Impasta I student taught first grade this semester, and I quickly learned that a six year old’s sense of humor is very different from my fellow Barnard students.  They loved it when I did the unexpected.  If I said the month was July instead of…

And that kids is the story of how I met…. Part 3!

We now continue our quest to learn how to make friends in college, in life, and beyond with a few more words of wisdom from some Barnard staff and administrators, including Well Woman’s own Jessica! Natalie J. Friedman,Dean of Studies Right after graduation, I moved back in with my parents in order to save money…

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…”…

And that kids is the story of how I met…

I student-teach first grade and one of the biggest things we tried to drive home to the kids the first week of school is that they should try to be friends with everyone in the school. When you see someone sitting alone at recess, you should invite them to play. Of course this led one…

Queering Sex Ed: What You Need to Know About Sex Between Women

Queering Sex Ed: What You Need to Know About Sex Between Women Hey folks!  Here’s a great article that answers a lot of common questions about how to have safer sex.  Don’t forget that you can always stop by our Well Woman office to pick up a variety of barrier methods or to get more questions…

Internal Condom Instructions

Hey folks! I was refilling the free barrier methods that are available outside of our WW office and I noticed that not many people have taken advantage of the internal (also known as female) condoms. Internal condoms can be a great barrier method choice, allowing more sensation for the penis haver and being able to…

It’s ok if college isn’t the best time of your life. No, really.

“College will be the best time of your life”, often accompanied by the warning “Being a grown-up is hard” is something I hear over and over from the various adults in my life. It’s true that for many people college is a time of fewer responsibilities and many opportunities.  If you listen to Buzz feed,…

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…

Fit and Feminist

Trigger Warning: Body image issues, eating disorders                                                                                                …

It’s almost Halloween!

As you can tell from the decorations in Morton Williams or the hilarious costume ideas on buzzfeed, Halloween is almost upon us.  Like many critical thinking feminists, I often get fed up with all the sexist halloween costumes.  Which is why I was so excited to hear about http://takebackhalloween.org.  This site offers tons of examples of…